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A new approach for measuring rule set consistency

Johan Huysmans, Bart Baesens, Jan Vanthienen
2007 Data & Knowledge Engineering  
A new measure is proposed and various examples show how this new measure can be used to decide between different algorithms and rule sets or to find out whether the rules in a knowledge base need to be  ...  Whereas the obtained rule set is usually evaluated by measuring its accuracy on a number of unseen examples, there are several other evaluation criteria, such as comprehensibility and consistency, that  ...  The new measure will therefore be able to measure similarity between different models without requiring an additional data set.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.datak.2007.01.001 fatcat:u3opd4s3szgk3ollv6jmythwt4

Sequential covering rule induction algorithm for variable consistency rough set approaches

Jerzy Błaszczyński, Roman Słowiński, Marcin Szeląg
2011 Information Sciences  
We present a general rule induction algorithm based on sequential covering, suitable for variable consistency rough set approaches.  ...  VC-DomLEM generates a minimal set of decision rules. These rules are characterized by a satisfactory value of the chosen consistency measure.  ...  In variable consistency rough set approaches, a rule consistency measure is defined as function Θ : → ℝ + ∪ {0}, where is a set of rules suggesting assignment to .  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.ins.2010.10.030 fatcat:adqcpxiornb7nkqwxf26oglv2e

Measuring Inconsistency in Answer Set Programs [chapter]

Markus Ulbricht, Matthias Thimm, Gerhard Brewka
2016 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
Further, we develop new measures for this setting and investigate their properties.  ...  While measuring inconsistency in classical logics has been investigated for some time now, taking the non-monotonicity of answer set semantics into account brings new challenges that have to be addressed  ...  We will cover both approaches. Our first measure I ± aims at measuring the distance of the program to a consistent one.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-48758-8_42 fatcat:lztvffnhiva47m645eqonmi32a

On the Trade-off Between Consistency and Coverage in Multi-label Rule Learning Heuristics [article]

Michael Rapp, Eneldo Loza Mencía, Johannes Fürnkranz
2019 arXiv   pre-print
As our experiments reveal, the choice of the heuristic is not straight-forward, because a search for rules that optimize a measure locally does usually not result in a model that maximizes that measure  ...  In this work, we show empirically that it is crucial to trade off the consistency and coverage of rules differently, depending on which multi-label measure should be optimized by a model.  ...  The depicted standard deviations show that the optimal parameter settings for a respective measure may vary depending on the data set.  ... 
arXiv:1908.03032v1 fatcat:55btcec3wbfd3mvpzjqhqkyojy

Rule-based diagnostic system fusion

A. Zemirline, L. Lecornu, B. Solaiman
2007 2007 10th International Conference on Information Fusion  
In this work, we present a new fusion method that uses fuzzy set theory. This method is applied to the diagnostic system rule bases.  ...  The fusion method is characterized by a hybrid fusion which combines rule fusion approach with knowledge fusion approach. Knowledge fusion relies on the distortion measure of various bases.  ...  The knowledge fusion consists of attributing the confidence degree to each parameter of the new rule base diagnostic system.  ... 
doi:10.1109/icif.2007.4408205 dblp:conf/fusion/ZemirlineLS07 fatcat:77wiautde5bm7k3qznnnfukowe

Interactive search of rules in medical data using multiobjective evolutionary algorithms

Daniela Zaharie, Diana Lungeanu, Flavia Zamfirache
2008 Proceedings of the 2008 GECCO conference companion on Genetic and evolutionary computation - GECCO '08  
In this work, we propose an approach for evolving rules from medical data based on an interactive multi-criteria evolutionary search: besides selecting the set of criteria and the sets of potential antecedent  ...  The marked rules are further used in estimating a supplementary optimization criterion which expresses the user's opinion on the rule quality and is taken into account in the evolutionary process.  ...  In the former approach, each element of the population is a set of rules, thus it deals well with the interaction between rules and is appropriate when looking for sets of rules defining a classifier.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1388969.1389023 dblp:conf/gecco/ZaharieLZ08 fatcat:umnagef57jhv3eygnm6cw2m6ae

A fuzzy rule-based approach for screening international distribution centres

Santoso Wibowo, Hepu Deng
2012 Computers and Mathematics with Applications  
This paper presents a fuzzy rule-based approach to effectively screen decision alternatives in adequately solving the problem of evaluating and selecting IDC locations.  ...  A decision support system based on the proposed approach is presented to improve the effectiveness of the screening process.  ...  In this context, screening is the process of reducing a large set of alternatives to a smaller set for further evaluation [8] .  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.camwa.2012.03.026 fatcat:urvnsxq3vjeztefjlodcsfgzee

Development of a knowledge-driven constructive induction mechanism [chapter]

Suzanne Lo, A. Famili
1997 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
The evaluation process and comparison measures used for evaluation of the system are briefly explained. Experimental results, using 4 data sets from a real-world application, are given.  ...  Development, testing, and evaluation of a KDCI (or in short CI for constructive induction) system are explained in detail.  ...  Acknowledgements: The authors would like to thank Riad Hartani and Sylvain Létourneau for providing useful comments on an earlier version of this paper.  ... 
doi:10.1007/bfb0052839 fatcat:72qrsod4irchrf6wgbnq6arqsm

Automatic revision of the control knowledge used by trial and error methods: Application to cartographic generalisation

Patrick Taillandier, Cécile Duchêne, Alexis Drogoul
2011 Applied Soft Computing  
Our knowledge revision approach has been implemented for a real-world industrial application: automated cartographic generalisation, a complex task of the cartography domain.  ...  In this paper, we propose an automatic knowledge revision approach for systems based on a trial and error method. Our approach allows to revise the knowledge off-line by means of experiments.  ...  Acknowledgements The authors wish to thank Laurence Jolivet and Julien Gaffuri from the COGIT laboratory for their participation to the experiments.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.asoc.2010.11.012 fatcat:7doga662cfezdgybfrh6iu6z44

Using Association Rules to Enrich Arabic Ontology

A. Ksiksi, H. Amiri
2018 Engineering, Technology & Applied Science Research  
In this article, we propose the use of a minimal generic base of associative rules between term association rules, to automatically enrich an existing domain ontology.  ...  Then, the matching of the candidate terms is done through the matching between the concepts of the initial ontology and the premises of the association rules, with three distance measures that we define  ...  These approaches consist of extracting rules association [7] between candidate terms [8] [9] [10] . At the end of the search process, a set of ARs between terms is generated.  ... 
doi:10.48084/etasr.1998 fatcat:zuqh5l2cmze6rodvfhak66qoli

Towards a New Generation of Conversational Agents Based on Sentence Similarity [chapter]

Karen O'Shea, Zuhair Bandar, Keeley Crockett
2009 Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering  
Table 1 illustrates the scripting by the two approaches for the same rule. Approach one consists of structural patterns of sentences consolidated with macros.  ...  The script is comprised of rules consisting of natural language sentences. 2. The joint word set forms a semantic vector using a hierarchical semantic/lexical knowledge-base [11] .  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-90-481-2311-7_43 fatcat:hg4n7fclnvfilc6dzf77x6fe3q

A new approach to measure believability dimension of data quality

Seyed Mohammad Hossein Moossavizadeh, Mehran Mohsenzadeh, Nasrin Arshadi
2012 Management Science Letters  
Today's methodologies for data quality assessment and improvement are considerably aimed at reducing costs.  ...  The current paper offers a precise and comprehensive definition of such quality dimension, and provides some parameters to understand it.  ...  in the form of a rule set, and assesses and report data consistency with the set by using fuzzy methods.  ... 
doi:10.5267/j.msl.2012.07.007 fatcat:6dxxaxc2wjf3be7s2fkmp4dtly

Knowledge revision in systems based on an informed tree search strategy

Patrick Taillandier, Cécile Duchêne, Alexis Drogoul
2008 Proceedings of the 5th international conference on Soft computing as transdisciplinary science and technology - CSTST '08  
Our approach consists in analysing the system execution logs and revising knowledge based on these logs by modelling the revision problem as a knowledge space exploration problem.  ...  The objective of the work presented in this paper is to propose an automatic knowledge revision approach for systems based on an informed tree search strategy.  ...  Partitioning of the measure set space Our general revision approach requires, as a first step, to partition the measure set into disjoint areas. The areas are defined by production rules.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1456223.1456281 dblp:conf/wstst/TaillandierDD08 fatcat:w6btdoiyqzcplawy3kva3lsq4i

A Reactive Scheduling Approach Based on Fuzzy Inference for Hybrid Flowshop Systems

O. Uzun Araz, O. Eski, C. Araz
2019 International Journal of Simulation Modelling  
on Taguchi design, simulation, artificial neural networks, and a multi-criteria decision making methodology for determining new scheduling dispatching rule set.  ...  In this study, we proposed a proactive-reactive scheduling approach which allows to be changed dispatching rule set applied in time.  ...  [16] proposed a new dispatching rule for minimizing the number of tardy jobs in a dynamic flowshop consisting of m machines in which jobs randomly arrive to the system. Gholami et al.  ... 
doi:10.2507/ijsimm18(1)448 fatcat:gmzrna4vgvaapf2uf5zckslyym

On the measure of incoherence in extended residuated logic programs

Nicolas Madrid, Manuel Ojeda-Aciego
2009 2009 IEEE International Conference on Fuzzy Systems  
This paper introduces several approaches to considering consistence (under the term coherence) into a fuzzy setting, and studies some of their properties.  ...  The classical approach to extended logic programs consists in considering negated literals as new, independent, ones and, then apply the usual monotonic approach (based on the fix-point semantics and the  ...  Then for each set X of rules in P there exists a set of rules Y such that X ⊆ Y and COH P (Y ) is defined.  ... 
doi:10.1109/fuzzy.2009.5277277 dblp:conf/fuzzIEEE/MadridO09 fatcat:ttbficgmmzefxiidzycq6nqvaa
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