8 Apriori Association Rules
A fundamental analysis that defined data mining in the 1990’s was association analysis. Here we illustrate the concept in 5 minutes, This MLHub package demonstrates both basket analysis and association rule generation based on Christian Borgelt’s 2004 Apriori implementation https://borgelt.net/apriori.html.
The edsight package provides the functionality in the context of education analytics. For our purposes we rename the installed package as apriori.
To install, configure, and demonstrate the package (noting the use of rename here):
ml install anusii/edsight ml rename edsight apriori ml configure apriori ml readme apriori ml commands apriori ml demo apriori
In addition to the demo command the package also supports itemsets, train, and predict.
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