International Journal of Intelligent Systems and Applications(IJISA)

ISSN: 2074-904X (Print), ISSN: 2074-9058 (Online)

Published By: MECS Press

IJISA Vol.11, No.7, Jul. 2019

Efficient Classification using Average Weighted Pattern Score with Attribute Rank based Feature Selection

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S. Sathya Bama, A. Saravanan

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Classification;outlier detection;pattern matching;feature selection;attribute rank score


Classification is found to be an important field of research for many applications such as medical diagnosis, credit risk and fraud analysis, customer segregation, and business modeling. The main intention of classification is to predict the class labels for the unlabeled test samples using a labelled training set accurately. Several classification algorithms exist to classify the test samples based on the trained samples. However, they are not suitable for many real world applications since even a small performance degradation of classification algorithms may lead to substantial loss and crucial implications. In this paper, a simple classification method using the average weighted pattern score with attribute rank based feature selection has been proposed. Feature selection is carried out by computing the attribute score based ranking and the classification is performed using average weighted pattern computation. Experiments have been performed with 40 standard datasets and the results are compared with other classifiers. The outcome of the analysis shows the good performance of the proposed method with higher classification accuracy.

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S. Sathya Bama, A. Saravanan, "Efficient Classification using Average Weighted Pattern Score with Attribute Rank based Feature Selection", International Journal of Intelligent Systems and Applications(IJISA), Vol.11, No.7, pp.29-42, 2019. DOI: 10.5815/ijisa.2019.07.04


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