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Author Hatonen, K. ♦ Klemettinen, M. ♦ Mannila, H. ♦ Ronkainen, P. ♦ Toivonen, H.
Source IEEE Xplore Digital Library
Content type Text
Publisher Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE)
File Format PDF
Copyright Year ©1996
Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Computer science, information & general works ♦ Data processing & computer science
Subject Keyword Data mining ♦ Iterative algorithms ♦ Computer science ♦ Electronic mail ♦ Filtering ♦ User interfaces ♦ HTML ♦ Database systems ♦ Statistics ♦ Machine learning algorithms
Abstract A telecommunication network produces daily large amounts of alarm data. The data contains hidden valuable knowledge about the behavior of the network. This knowledge can be used in filtering redundant alarms, locating problems in, the network, and possibly in predicting severe faults. We describe the TASA (Telecommunication Network Alarm Sequence Analyzer) system for discovering and browsing knowledge from large alarm databases. The system is built on the basis of viewing knowledge discovery as an interactive and iterative process, containing data collection, pattern discovery, rule postprocessing, etc. The system uses a novel framework for locating frequently occurring episodes from sequential data. The TASA system offers a variety of selection and ordering criteria for episodes, and supports iterative retrieval from the discovered knowledge. This means that a large part of the iterative nature of the KDD process can be replaced by iteration in the rule postprocessing stage. The user interface is based on dynamically generated HTML. The system is in experimental use, and the results are encouraging: some of the discovered knowledge is being integrated into the alarm handling software of telecommunication operators.
Description Author affiliation: Dept. of Comput. Sci., Helsinki Univ., Finland (Hatonen, K.; Klemettinen, M.; Mannila, H.; Ronkainen, P.; Toivonen, H.)
ISBN 0818672404
ISSN 10636382
Educational Role Student ♦ Teacher
Age Range above 22 year
Educational Use Research ♦ Reading
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 1996-02-26
Rights Holder Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE)
Size (in Bytes) 818.77 kB
Page Count 8
Starting Page 115
Ending Page 122


Source: IEEE Xplore Digital Library