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Data mining and visualization techniques

United States Patent

March 23, 2004
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Disclosed are association rule identification and visualization methods, systems, and apparatus. An association rule in data mining is an implication of the form X.fwdarw.Y where X is a set of antecedent items and Y is the consequent item. A unique visualization technique that provides multiple antecedent, consequent, confidence, and support information is disclosed to facilitate better presentation of large quantities of complex association rules.
Wong; Pak Chung (Richland, WA), Whitney; Paul (Richland, WA), Thomas; Jim (Richland, WA)
Battelle Memorial Institute (Richland, WA)
09/ 695,157
October 24, 2000
GOVERNMENT RIGHTS The U.S. Government has a paid-up license in this invention and the right in limited circumstances to require the patent owner to license others on reasonable terms as provided for by contract no. DE-AC06-76RLO 1830 awarded by the U.S. Department of Energy.