Dynamic Relation-Based Analysis of Objective Interestingness Measures in Association Rules Mining

  • Rachasak SomyanonthanakulEmail author
  • Thannaruk Theeramunkong
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 807)


While a large number of objective interestingness measures have been proposed to extract interesting rules from a dataset, most of them have been tested on a limited number of datasets that may not cover all possible patterns. This paper presents a framework to investigate relation among twenty-one interestingness measures on synthesized patterns (A → B), using all combinations of the six probabilities P(A, B), P(A, ¬B), P(¬A, B), P(¬A, ¬B), P(A) and, P(B) with a fixed number of occurrences. The partial order of interestingness measures is compared to that of another measure in order to characterize their similarity. The result shows 75 interrelation patterns of probabilities. An association rule mining is used to analyzed to describe for understanding their common and distinct properties.


Association rules Interestingness measurement Synthesized patterns Trend analysis 



This work has been supported by Sirindhorn International Institute of Technology, Thammasat University.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Rachasak Somyanonthanakul
    • 1
    Email author
  • Thannaruk Theeramunkong
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.School of Information, Computer, and Communication Technology, Sirindhorn International Institute of TechnologyThammasat UniversityBangkokThailand
  2. 2.The Royal Society of ThailandBangkokThailand

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