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JDWM
2006
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Discovering Surprising Instances of Simpson's Paradox in Hierarchical Multidimensional Data
This paper focuses on the discovery of surprising, unexpected patterns, based on a data mining method that consists of detecting instances of Simpson's paradox. By its very n...
Carem C. Fabris, Alex Alves Freitas
KDD
2000
ACM
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Small is beautiful: discovering the minimal set of unexpected patterns
A drawback of most traditional data mining methods is that they do not leverage prior knowledge of users. In many business settings, managers and analysts have significant intuiti...
Balaji Padmanabhan, Alexander Tuzhilin
KDD
1998
ACM
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A Belief-Driven Method for Discovering Unexpected Patterns
Several pattern discovery methods proposed in the data mining literature have the drawbacks that they discover too many obvious or irrelevant patterns and that they do not leverag...
Balaji Padmanabhan, Alexander Tuzhilin
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