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By considering the levels of tolerance for errors and the cost of actions in real decision procedure, a new two-stage approach is proposed to solve the multiple-category classification problems with Decision-Theoretic Rough Sets (DTRS). The first stage is to change an m-category classification problem (m > 2) into an m two-category classification problem,(More)
Rough set theory has witnessed great success in data mining and knowledge discovery, which provides a good support for decision making on a certain data. However, a practical decision problem always shows diversity under the same circumstance according to different personality of the decision makers. A simplex decision model can not provide a full(More)
A novel interval set approach is proposed in this paper to induce classification rules from incomplete information table, in which an interval-set-based model to represent the uncertain concepts is presented. The extensions of the concepts in incomplete information table are represented by interval sets, which regulate the upper and lower bounds of the(More)
The monotonicity of positive region in PRS (Pawlak Rough Set) and DTRS (Decision-Theoretic Rough Set) are comparatively discussed in this paper. Theoretic analysis shows that the positive region in DTRS model may expand with the decrease of the attributes, which is essentially different from that of PRS model and leads to a new definition of attribute(More)