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A New Data Structure HC-Expression for Learning from Examples

Chitoor, Suresh S and Murty, Narasimha M and Bhandaru, Malini K (1991) A New Data Structure HC-Expression for Learning from Examples. In: Pattern Recognition, 24 (1). pp. 19-29.

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Abstract

A new data structure Hierarchical Counterfactual Expression (HC-Expression) is proposed.Its use in the area of learning from examples is studied. HC-Expression is a tree-like structure with alternate levels representing positive and negative exceptions to the rule. It is flexible and powerful enough to describe disjunctive concepts and can be visualised as a decision tree. Expressions to describe a concept can be efficiently generated from a set of examples and counter examples of a concept. The efficacy of the proposed method is examined by applying it to a set of data collected from the Institute of Indian Medicine.

Item Type: Journal Article
Additional Information: Copyright of this article belongs to Elsevier.
Keywords: HC-Expression;Learning;Examples;Concept;Decision tree
Department/Centre: Division of Electrical Sciences > Computer Science & Automation (Formerly, School of Automation)
Date Deposited: 07 Sep 2006
Last Modified: 19 Sep 2010 04:31
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ernet.in/id/eprint/8468

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