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How many items does apriori algorithm consider while working on data set of say 100 product?

For finding supermarket product association rules it is said that apriori is suited to identify frequent itemsets. From here then we can mine association rules. Given 100 products, and their ...
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Association rules for classification

I'm working on a classification project. I have many rows, containing many binary attributes, some often appearing together, exactly like what we can encounter in the Market Basket problem (in which ...
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Confusion about maximal and closed itemsets in association rules

So I'm studying association rules and Apriori algorithm for my data science class. There's a section about compactness (compact representation of frequent itemsets). I'm not sure whether I'm not ...
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Association Rules

I'm using association rules for a project and noticed that there is a dearth of papers in the last 10-15 years on the topic although it seemed really popular 15-25 years ago. Is there any reason why?
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How to infer which sequence of events are more likely to result in an event of interest?

Background I have a sequence/series of events. Some sequences will end up with an event of interest $y$, while others won't. $$S_1 = [a, b, c, d, ..., y]$$ $$S_2 = [a, b, b, e, ..., a]$$ $$...$$ $$S_n ...
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Association rules in R / Subset rules based on feature

I tried using the apriori algorithm in the arules library for association rules mining in R. There's two thing I'd like to ask: Why are the lhs and rhs of the rules in intervals? For example U get ...
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Association Rules with Python (coded dataset)

I have this dataset which I really need to use association rules techniques on. The dataset has like 90 variables, many of which are ordinal. Thing is, the data is already coded using numbers instead ...
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How do I predict a set of frequently bought items?

I have a dataset of retail transactions wherein different users buy certain items together. For example, a user A buys a toothpaste, a toothbrush and a floss at the same time, and a user B buys a ...
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How to validate Association Role Mining

I have used apriori to mine roles on a training set and the result is similar to the below I have been looking around for a kind of validation or measure of such ...
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Apriori gives 0 rules

I am trying to use apriori() on this dataset. After cleaning it, I made all attributes categorical with as.factor(). Then I uset these instruction: ...
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Association Rules on big dataset with lots of categorical data

I am trying to analyze, as an exercice, this dataset. Is it ok to use association rules on it? I am trying to use apriori() algorithm. Do you have any advice about it? I am still a beginner and ...
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Association rules: Find the recipe for a list of ingredients

Assume I have big database of recipes. For each recipe I have a list of ingredients. Now I want to find all association rules in the form of ...
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How to implement Association Rules on a different clusters of data points

I have a Hotel Dataset and different attributes are given such as days of booking, last booke, cancelled, charges paid, online/offline booking etc etc. What I want to do is to cluster the data first ...
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Association Rules with Restricted Itemsets

I want to investigate which items of an itemset frequently occur together using association rule learning. My problem differs from the standard example because the itemset is restricted as follows: ...
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Upsell project based on sales records

in my company we are working on a upset project in which we are trying to solve the following problem: What we propose to our customer that he/she may be interested in based on the fact that he/she ...
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Identifying frequent item sets for root cause analysis

I am planning to use the apriori or fp tree for root cause analysis of issues. I know the event which indicates the system reboot. I picked the last 5 minutes data prior to the system reboot. For ...
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Association rule learning for multi-classification suggestions

The task is the following: given a training set of medical symptoms and an associated diagnosis, output a list of the most likely diagnosises for a combination of symptoms. As of now, a solution ...
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Association Rule Mining across two market baskets

I am quite familiar with Association Rule mining but I need to use it to associate ACROSS two market baskets instead of finding support WITHIN a market basket. Imagine customers come to a Store A ...
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Association rules with exogenous variables

Does a model which can use exogenous variables exist for association rules? What I want to know is if it is possible to have an association rules model which, with the help of exogenous variables, ...
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Fastest frequent itemset library in R or python

I am trying to map a problem with frequent itemset mining. I have only 60 transactions in total but most of them are big. Like the smallest transaction have 30 items and the largest transaction has ...
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Structured data classification based on rules

In my scenario i have a structured data that represent each an object of possibly a big objects collection. Each object, as said, is structured so there is no need to further manipulation to extract ...
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Association, classification and decision rules - terminology?

Association rules as well as classification rules, both need to have a conjunction of values of the input attribute in their precondition. In the conclusion the association rules can have arbitrary ...
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Recommend another product only on purchase history of users available

I have data in the following format. ...
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Sample the transaction set with close lift or/and confidence estimate with original set[association rules]

In frequency set mining, for large sets, we can use sample to reduce the calculation while not miss too much for the support using formula: ...
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Predict Data Linking

I've two different datasets A(x1, x2, x3...xn) and B(y1, y2, y3...yn). Each instance in A is linked with an instance in B i.e. only one unique pair exists. ...
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How to create group IDs for people in longitudinal data

I have a large data set which contains individuals and the address where they live. I want to create a group ID based off shared addresses (the working idea: people who share the same address can be ...
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rule generation in a big dataset

Given a dataset with 30 fields and 25000 instances, 1) what are your suggestions for novel methods of rule extraction? 2) Can I use association rule mining in addition to sequential rule mining? 3)...
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Is the Apriori algorithm suitable for database tuples?

Problem description: I need to use an association rule algorithm that lets me use database tuples and I think Apriori is a good option, but I am not sure. Starting point: I know the Apriori ...
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Mining Association rules from a data warehouse and a transactional database [closed]

I wonder if it is possible to perform market basket analysis to extract the association rules from a data warehouse and a transactional database in the same time to predict the future purchases of a ...
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How can causal inference be used with machine learning?

I am wondering how Causal inference is being used with machine learning and specially where in the data science project ? I have ...
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What is confidence reflexivity in association rules?

I did not understand the meaning of reflexivity term in association rules. I could not find a basic explanation about it. All I found was just academical researches and they heavy for me. Can anybody ...
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What algorithms can be used to derive matching rules between known matches in datasets?

Lets say I have two datasets with different column names except for a unique ID key Table 1 CSV ...
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How to reduce the number of rules in decision tree with Support and Confidence

The following is a set of rules in decison tree. How to reduce the number of rules in the set with Support and Confidence? If Ascites = 'Yes' then if Class = 'Live' then if Spiders = 'Yes' then if ...
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Which data mining or machine learning algorithm would be appropriate for learning ordered frequent patterns?

I have a dataset as (var1, var2, out), where the ordered pair <var1, var2> gives out. ...
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Any idea to what $\bar{X}$ refers to in association rules? Is it “not-$X$”?

Any idea to what $\bar{X}$ refers to in association rules? Is it "not-$X$"? It's in the context of interestingness measure for rule $X \rightarrow Y$.
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What's immediate superset?

What's immediate superset? Why is it called immediate? They appear in the context of Apriori algorithm. Particularly the one enhanced with hashing.
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Using machine learning to optimize parameter scores [closed]

I have a dataset containing fraud and non fraudulent data. The system in place is a rule based engine with over 20 rules. If the total score is above a certain threshold the payment is classified as ...
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Applying association rules for variable prediction in R

A have a data frame with shops with a number of independent variables (all categorical), I'm trying to find a decent model to predict a dependent variable that is ordered and categorical (ie volume of ...
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How is FP-Tree used in FP-Growth maintained for large dataset

I was studying about Association Rule Learning and got to know about FP-Growth algorithm. I am wondering that how is FP-Tree maintained for a really large dataset, for example, that of Amazon and eBay....
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Categorical data with order and blanks, is frequent dataset or k-modes a better option?

I have a dataset that's purely categorical: for each item it's ranked across a set of attributes, whether it's easy, moderate or difficult. But there are blanks if the item doesn't have the ...
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If deep-learning learns features, aren't we saying it can learn association rules?

If deep-learning learns features, aren't we saying it can learn association rules ?
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Modeling Grocery Store Transactions

I'm fiddling around with some data that represent grocery store transactions. The data are in the following form: Each row represents a final transaction by a customer, with a column for user ID, ...
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Correlation between products based on purchases placed around the same date

Association rule learning has a fair bit of material based around the correlation of products purchased on the same order/at the same time. However I'd like to discover if there is a method for ...
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Run Apriori algorithm in python 2.7

I have a DataFrame in python by using pandas which has 3 columns and 80.000.000 rows. The Columns are: {event_id,device_id,category}.[] each device has many events and each event can have more than ...
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Can inferencing come from incomplete rule sets?

I have some data for medical diagnosis, consisting of some rules about relationship of diseases and their symptoms, for example disease D1 frequently has symptom S1 or disease D2 rarely has symptom S1....
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Feature Selection Algorithm for Attributes with Logical Relationships (like “AND”)

I'm looking at datasets where the the attributes and the target class have a logical relationsships. All attributes and the target class are binary. Here's an example: Neither ...
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Best frequent itemset package in python

Could anyone please recommend a good frequent itemset package in python? I only need to find frequent itemset, no need of finding the association rules. Thanks!
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Association Rule Learning for Home Electricity or Water Data?

My university has a building on campus where electrical usage and water usage is monitored down to the second. Many electrical loads and water usageis tracked and stored in a database. In the water ...
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Mapping xml tags by Rule Learning/Generation Algorithms

I'm trying to map tags/attributes from xml files from different sources. I've found a paper called Semantic Mapping of XML Tags using Inductive Machine Learning. Among various things, it also talks ...
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Remove Outliers - Market Basket Analysis

I'm having some thoughts on whether I should remove the outliers. I'm trying to find the tags that are commonly used together. Imagine that I have the following dataset. The first column is the Tag_ID ...