By Huan Liu, Hiroshi Motoda (auth.)
As computing device strength grows and knowledge assortment applied sciences strengthen, a plethora of information is generated in nearly each box the place pcs are used. The com puter generated information might be analyzed by way of pcs; with out assistance from computing applied sciences, it truly is definite that vast quantities of knowledge amassed won't ever be tested, not to mention be used to our merits. in spite of state-of-the-art complex machine applied sciences (e. g. , computing device studying and information mining sys tems), researching wisdom from facts can nonetheless be fiendishly challenging as a result features of the pc generated info. Taking its least difficult shape, uncooked info are represented in feature-values. the dimensions of a dataset could be measUJ·ed in dimensions, variety of good points (N) and variety of situations (P). either Nand P will be tremendously huge. This enormity could cause critical difficulties to many info mining platforms. characteristic choice is among the lengthy present tools that take care of those difficulties. Its aim is to choose a minimum subset of good points in accordance with a few average standards in order that the unique job might be completed both good, if now not greater. through picking a minimum subset offeatures, inappropriate and redundant beneficial properties are got rid of in response to the criterion. whilst N is diminished, the knowledge house shrinks and in a feeling, the knowledge set is now a greater consultant of the entire facts inhabitants. If worthy, the relief of N may also provide upward push to the aid of P through taking out duplicates.
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That is, for a large number of problems, on average, a method searching in one direction will find the optimal subset as fast as a method searching in the other direction. Search directions are closely related PERSPECTIVES OF FEATURE SELECTION 21 to feature subset generation. , Sequential Backward Generation). • Sequential Forward Generation (SFG) It begins with an empty set of features, S6elect. As search starts, features are added into S6elect one at a time (thus, sequential). At each time, the best feature among unselected o:rres is chosen based on some criterion.
Basic Algorithm of Tree Induction • Initialize by setting variable T to be the training set. • Apply the following steps to T. 1. If all elements in T are of class Cj, create a Cj node and halt I. 2. Otherwise select a feature F with values VI, V2, ... , VN. Partition T into T I , T2, ... , TN, according to their values on F. •• , TN as the nodes. ,~hild 3. Apply the procedure recursively to each child node. Information gain is used to choose feature F. Hence, building from the tl:aining data, we obtain a tree with its leaves being class labels.
Heuristic search is obviously much faster than exhaustive search since it only searches a particular path and finds a near-optimal subset. The above two categories complement each other in a sense that one does what the other is incapable of doing. Heuristic search strategies cannot guarantee the optimality of a subset while complete search strategies can, but there is a possibility that you may not get a solution within a reasonably long period. This is because the latter may take extremely long time with unlimited memory /disk space.