Predicting Event Sequences : Data Mining for Prefetching Webpages

@inproceedings{Aumann1998PredictingES,
  title={Predicting Event Sequences : Data Mining for Prefetching Webpages},
  author={Yonatan Aumann and Oren Etzioni and Ronen Feldman and Mike Perkowitz and Tomer Shmiel},
  year={1998}
}
We consider a situation where vents (e.g. manufacturing plant alarms, web-page accesses) occur in sequence. In such cases, the ability to predict future events based on current events can be valuable. A key question, in any given domain, is whe ther the domain is accurately modeled by a simple Markov chain or whether, alt n tively, past history is helpful in predicting future events. If past history is indeed helpful, then data mining algorithms can be helpful in extracting frequent episodes or… CONTINUE READING

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