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Título: Evaluating Case-Base Maintenance algorithms
Fecha de publicación: 2014
Cita bibliográfica: Knowledge-Based Systems, Volume 67, 2014, Pages 180-194
ISSN: 0950-7051
Materias relacionadas: CDU::0 - Generalidades.::00 - Ciencia y conocimiento. Investigación. Cultura. Humanidades.::004 - Ciencia y tecnología de los ordenadores. Informática.
Palabras clave: Case-Base Reasoning, Case-Base Maintenance, Evaluation
Resumen: he success of a Case-Based Reasoning (CBR) system closely depends on its knowledge-base, named the case-base. The life cycle of CBR systems usually implies updating the case-base with new cases. However, it also implies removing useless cases for reasons of efficiency. This process is known as Case-Base Maintenance (CBM) and, in recent decades, great efforts have been made to automatise this process using different kind of algorithms (deterministic and non-deterministic). Indeed, CBR system designers find it difficult to choose from the wealth of algorithms available to maintain the case-base. Despite the importance of such a key decision, little attention has been paid to evaluating these algorithms. Although classical validation methods have been used, such as Cross-Validation and Hold-Out, they are not always valid for non-deterministic algorithms. In this work, we analyse this problem from a methodological point of view, providing an exhaustive review of these evaluation methods supported by experimentation. We also propose a specific methodology for evaluating Case-Base Maintenance algorithms (the αβ evaluation). Experiment results show that this method is the most suitable for evaluating most of the algorithms and datasets studied.
Autor/es principal/es: Lupani, Eduardo
Juarez, Jose M.
Palma, Jose
Facultad/Departamentos/Servicios: Facultades, Departamentos, Servicios y Escuelas::Facultades de la UMU::Facultad de Informática
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10201/107041
DOI: doi.org/10.1016/j.knosys.2014.05.014
Tipo de documento: info:eu-repo/semantics/annotation
Número páginas / Extensión: 40
Derechos: info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess
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