Mining Needle in a Haystack: Classifying Rare Classes via Two-phase Rule Induction

@inproceedings{Joshi2001MiningNI,
  title={Mining Needle in a Haystack: Classifying Rare Classes via Two-phase Rule Induction},
  author={Mahesh V. Joshi and Ramesh C. Agarwal and Vipin Kumar},
  booktitle={SIGMOD Conference},
  year={2001}
}
Learning models to classify rarely occurring target classes is an important problem with applications in network intrusion detection, fraud detection, or deviation detection in general. In this paper, we analyze our previously proposed two-phase rule induction method in the context of learning complete and precise signatures of rare classes. The key feature of our method is that it separately conquers the objectives of achieving high recall and high precision for the given target class. The… CONTINUE READING
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