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An Efficient Algorithm for Mining Coherent Association Rules

by Sharada Narra, Siva Ponugoti, Suresh Mullapudi, Madhavi Dabbiru
International Journal of Computer Applications
Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA
Volume 96 - Number 2
Year of Publication: 2014
Authors: Sharada Narra, Siva Ponugoti, Suresh Mullapudi, Madhavi Dabbiru
10.5120/16769-6336

Sharada Narra, Siva Ponugoti, Suresh Mullapudi, Madhavi Dabbiru . An Efficient Algorithm for Mining Coherent Association Rules. International Journal of Computer Applications. 96, 2 ( June 2014), 45-50. DOI=10.5120/16769-6336

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author = { Sharada Narra, Siva Ponugoti, Suresh Mullapudi, Madhavi Dabbiru },
title = { An Efficient Algorithm for Mining Coherent Association Rules },
journal = { International Journal of Computer Applications },
issue_date = { June 2014 },
volume = { 96 },
number = { 2 },
month = { June },
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issn = { 0975-8887 },
pages = { 45-50 },
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url = { https://ijcaonline.org/archives/volume96/number2/16769-6336/ },
doi = { 10.5120/16769-6336 },
publisher = {Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA},
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Abstract

There are many data mining techniques for finding association rules with the predefined minimum support from transaction databases. However, common problems with existing approaches are that an appropriate minimum support is difficult to determine and that the derived rules convey common-sense knowledge. Mining association rules without minimum support threshold is an important approximation of the association rule mining problem, which has been recently proposed[1]. In this approach rules are generated based on logical implications and hence fewer and more meaningful rules called coherent rules are reported. An algorithm named ChSearch, is proposed to mine coherent rules for the user specified itemset. In this paper, the same problem is studied with two additional improvements. First, Apriori-based algorithm, namely ECARM for mining all coherent rules is proposed. Second to speed up time consuming candidate generation process an efficient pruning strategy is introduced. The proposed method generates coherent rules in shorter average execution times and fewer database scans, and thereby reduce great amount of I/O time per database scan and hence scaled to large databases. The method has been evaluated using both synthetic and real datasets, and the experimental results demonstrate its effectiveness and efficiency.

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Index Terms

Computer Science
Information Sciences

Keywords

Association Rules Minimum Support threshold Coherent Rules Preposition logic