Substructure Discovery Using Minimum Description Length and Background Knowledge

@article{Cook1994SubstructureDU,
  title={Substructure Discovery Using Minimum Description Length and Background Knowledge},
  author={Diane Joyce Cook and Lawrence B. Holder},
  journal={ArXiv},
  year={1994},
  volume={cs.AI/9402102}
}
The ability to identify interesting and repetitive substructures is an essential component to discovering knowledge in structural data. We describe a new version of our SUBDUE substructure discovery system based on the minimum description length principle. The SUBDUE system discovers substructures that compress the original data and represent structural concepts in the data. By replacing previously-discovered substructures in the data, multiple passes of SUBDUE produce a hierarchical… 

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