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How to call SPMF from Visual Basic .Net (VB)?

Today, I will explain how to use SPMF from Visual Basic .Net. Previously, I have explained how to call SPMF from C#, from R, from C++ (on Windows) and from Python. Requirements Let me first describe the requirements. It is … Continue reading

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How to call SPMF from a C++ Program (Windows)?

I will explain how to call SPMF from a C++ program for the Windows platform. If you are interested by other programming languages, you can check my previous blog posts, where I give examples of how to call SPMF from … Continue reading

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How to call SPMF from R?

In previous blog posts, I have explained how to call SPMF as an external program from Python and how to call SPMF from C#. Today, I will explain how to call SPMF from an R program. Requirements Since SPMF is … Continue reading

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How to call SPMF from Python?

In this blog post, I will explain how to call the SPMF data mining library from Python. Generally, there are two ways to call SPMF from Python. The first way is to use an unofficial Python wrapper for SPMF such as … Continue reading

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How to call SPMF from C#?

This blog post is the first of a series of blog post on using SPMF from different programming languages. Today, I will explain how to call the SPMF data mining library from C#. In other blog posts, I explain how … Continue reading

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(video) Rare Itemset Mining

I have uploaded a new 38 minutes video to explain rare itemset mining. This video is like a small course, where you can learn about infrequent itemsets, minimal rare itemsets and perfectly rare itemsets and some algorithms : AprioriInverse and … Continue reading

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(video) Mining Frequent Itemsets with the Apriori algorithm

This is a video presentation of the Apriori algorithm for discovering frequent itemsets in data. Frequent itemset mining is one of the most popular data mining task. VIDEO LINK: https://www.philippe-fournier-viger.com/spmf/videos/apriori.mp4 The Java source code of the Apriori algorithm and datasets for evaluating its performance are available in the SPMF software. If you want … Continue reading

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Introduction to the Apriori algorithm (with Java code)

This blog post provides an introduction to the Apriori algorithm, a classic data mining algorithm for the problem of frequent itemset mining. Although Apriori was introduced in 1993, more than 20 years ago, Apriori remains one of the most important data mining algorithms, not because it is the fastest, but because it has … Continue reading

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How to auto-adjust the minimum support threshold according to the data size

  Today, I will do a quick post on how to automatically adjust the minimum support threshold of frequent pattern mining algorithms such as Apriori, FPGrowth and PrefixSpan according to the size of the data. The problem is simple.  Let’s … Continue reading

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