Distributed synthesized association mining for big transactional data


Data is increasing rapidly day by day along with the transactional database. Dividing this data and storing it in a distributed manner is an effective way for storage and retrieval. Mining such distributed data with minimum dependence between sub-problems is a crucial task. Finding frequent itemsets and corresponding association rules is a big challenge while considering the aggregation in a distributed environment. To overcome these challenges, we propose a distributed frequent itemset generation and association rule mining algorithm using MapReduce programming model. The proposed scheme generates frequent itemset and mine association rules using a synthesized distributed technique. The rules are mined in a distributed manner, and then weights are assigned to subsets of data and association rules. A proper mixture of association rules that are generated in distributed manner is done using a weighted approach. This paper presents a novel MapReduce-based synthesis approach, which can work well over a distributed storage of large amount of data.

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Pal, A., Kumar, M. Distributed synthesized association mining for big transactional data. Sādhanā 45, 169 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1007/s12046-020-01380-8

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  • Big Data
  • HDFS
  • MapReduce
  • Apriori
  • frequent itemset
  • association rule