Ioannis A. Sarafis

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In this paper, we present a novel evolutionary algorithm, called NOCEA, which is suitable for Data Mining (DM) clustering applications. NOCEA evolves individuals that consist of a variable number of non-overlapping clustering rules, where each rule includes d intervals, one for each feature. The encoding scheme is non-binary as the values for the boundaries(More)
Clustering is a descriptive data mining task aiming to group the data into homogeneous groups. This paper presents a novel evolutionary algorithm (NOCEA) that efficiently and effectively clusters massive numerical databases. NOCEA evolves individuals of variable-length consisting of disjoint and axis-aligned hyper-rectangular rules with homogeneous data(More)
This paper proposes a new evolutionary algorithm for subspace clustering in very large and high dimensional databases. The design includes task-specific coding and genetic operators, along with a non-random initialization procedure. Reported experimental results show the algorithm scales almost linearly with the size and dimensionality of the database as(More)
Carotid atherosclerosis is the main cause of fatal cerebral ischemic events, thereby posing a major burden for public health and state economies. We propose a web-based platform named CAROTID to address the need for optimal management of patients with carotid atherosclerosis in a twofold sense: (a) objective selection of patients who need(More)
Clickthrough data is a source of information that can be used for automatically building concept detectors for image retrieval. Previous studies, however, have shown that in many cases the resulting training sets suffer from severe label noise that has a significant impact in the SVM concept detector performance. This paper evaluates and proposes a set of(More)
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