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Mining Fuzzy Rules in A Donor Database for Direct Marketing by a Charitable Organization

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Mining Fuzzy Rules in A Donor Database for Direct Marketing by a Charitable Organization
Given a donor database by a charitable organization in Hong Kong, we propose to use a new data mining technique to discover fuzzy rules for direct marketing. The discovered fuzzy rules employ linguistic terms, which are natural for human users to understand because of the affinity with the human knowledge representations, to represent the association relationships revealed in the data. The proposed approach utilizes an objective measure to distinguish interesting associations from uninteresting ones. Furthermore, it allows the ranking of discovered rules according to an uncertainty measure and allows quantitative values to be inferred by the discovered fuzzy rules. The domain expert from the organization is interested at finding how the response of a donor is affected by his demographics (e.g., age, education, occupation, salary, etc.) and his donation histories (e.g., the average yearly donation frequency, the average monthly donation amount, etc.). We applied the proposed approach t...
Keith C. C. Chan, Wai-Ho Au, Berry Choi
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Year 2002
Where IEEEICCI
Authors Keith C. C. Chan, Wai-Ho Au, Berry Choi
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