chapter  5
Rule-Based Classification
ByXiao-Li Li, Bing Liu
Pages 36

In the past three decades, many classification techniques, such as Support Vector Machines (SVM) [2], Neural Network (NN) [3], Rule Learning [9], Naı¨ve Bayesian (NB) [5], K-Nearest Neighbour (KNN) [6], and Decision Tree [4], have been proposed. In this chapter, we focus on rule learning, also called rule-based classification. Rule learning is valuable due to the following advantages.