Impact of Clustering Parameters on the Efficiency of the Knowledge Mining Process in Rule-based Knowledge Bases

Agnieszka Nowak-Brzezińska,

Tomasz Rybotycki


In this work the subject of the application of clustering as a knowledge extraction method from real-world data is discussed. The authors analyze an influence of different clustering parameters on the quality of the created structure of rules clusters and the efficiency of the knowledge mining process for rules / rules clusters. The goal of the experiments was to measure the impact of clustering parameters on the efficiency of the knowledge mining process in rulebased knowledge bases denoted by the size of the created clusters or the size of the representatives. Some parameters guarantee to produce shorter/longer representatives of the created rules clusters as well as smaller/greater clusters sizes.

Słowa kluczowe: rule-based knowledge bases, clustering, similarity, visualization

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