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A Bayesian network approach for causal action rule mining

Shamsinejad, P and Saraee, M 2011, 'A Bayesian network approach for causal action rule mining' , International Journal of Machine Learning and Computing , 1 (5) , pp. 528-533.

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    Abstract

    Actionable Knowledge Discovery has attracted much interest lately. It is almost a new paradigm shift toward mining more usable and more applicable knowledge in each specific domain. Action Rule is a new tool in this research area that suggests some actions to user to gain a profit in his/her domain. Up to now some methods have been devised for action rule mining. Decision Trees, Classification Rules and Association Rules are three learner machines that already have been used for action rule mining. But when we want to suggest an action we need to know the causal relationships among parameters and current methods can’t say anything about that. So that we use here Bayesian Networks as one of the most powerful knowledge representing models that can show the causal relationships between variables of interest for extracting action rules. Another benefit of new method is about the background knowledge. Bayesian Networks are very powerful at integrating the background knowledge into model. At the end of this paper an action rule mining system is proposed that can suggest the most profitable action rules for each case or class of cases.

    Item Type: Article
    Themes: Media, Digital Technology and the Creative Economy
    Schools: Colleges and Schools > College of Science & Technology > School of Computing, Science and Engineering > Data Mining and Pattern Recognition Research Centre
    Journal or Publication Title: International Journal of Machine Learning and Computing
    Publisher: International Association of Computer Science and Information Technology Press (IACSIT)
    Refereed: Yes
    ISSN: 2010-3700
    Depositing User: Dr Mo Saraee
    Date Deposited: 13 Dec 2011 11:41
    Last Modified: 23 Sep 2013 11:31
    URI: http://usir.salford.ac.uk/id/eprint/19156

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