Optimizing the Data-Process Relationship for Fast Mining of Frequent Itemsets in MapReduce

Despite crucial recent advances, the problem of frequent itemset min ing is still facing major challenges. This is particularly the case when: i) the min ing process must be massively distributed and; ii) the minimum support ( MinSup) is very low. In this paper, we study the effectiveness and leverage of s pecific data placement strategies for improving… CONTINUE READING