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Author Neville, Jennifer ♦ Jensen, David
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Publisher AAAI Press
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Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Computer science, information & general works ♦ Data processing & computer science
Description Relational data offer a unique opportunity for improving the classification accuracy of statistical models. If two objects are related, inferring something about one object can aid inferences about the other. We present an iterative classification procedure that exploits this characteristic of relational data. This approach uses simple Bayesian classifiers in an iterative fashion, dynamically updating the attributes of some objects as inferences are made about related objects. Inferences made with high confidence in initial iterations are fed back into the data and are used to inform subsequent inferences about related objects. We evaluate the performance of this approach on a binary classification task. Experiments indicate that iterative classification significantly increases accuracy when compared to a single-pass approach.
Educational Role Student ♦ Teacher
Age Range above 22 year
Educational Use Research
Education Level UG and PG ♦ Career/Technical Study
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 2000-01-01
Publisher Institution Papers of the AAAI-2000 Workshop on Learning Statistical Models From Relational Data