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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 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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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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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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Filtering redundant Association rules

After performing association rule mining, (using mlxtend library), I have gotten a pandas dataframe containing all the association rules. This contains too many rules, therefore we must reduce the ...
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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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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: 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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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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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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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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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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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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Association Categorical Variables

We Perform data Analysis and build Models say for example I have builted Linear Regression Model having More than one Predictor ( Multiple Regression). We check so many things Normality ...
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Associating processes with load on the system

I am trying to find out the processes on our linux servers that are responsible for load on the system. We have an application server and an Oracle database server (both running Linux). The ...
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Numerical data and different algorithms

I was hoping to get some help on a task I have been given. I have a data set with the chemical breakdown of a drink. My job is to find some sort of analysis with the given data. The data has 10 ...
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How to pick the most optimal set of association rules?

I'm currently running association rules on a dataset that has about 22000 rows, but there is no obvious threshold that the support value must have. So, I ran the rules three times with the following ...
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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 of which are often appearing together, exactly like what we can encounter in the Market Basket ...
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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 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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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 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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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 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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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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Inverse Association Rules

Association rules are a very common technique when you want to figure out which events happens together (like burger and bread mostly sell together). In marketing this technique is used to find out ...