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Mining Unexpected Temporal Associations: Applications in Detecting Adverse Drug Reactions.

Jin, Huidong; Chen, Jie; He, Hongxing; Williams, Graham; Kelman, Chris; O'Keefe, Christine


In various real-world applications, it is very useful mining unanticipated episodes where certain event patterns unexpectedly lead to outcomes, e.g., taking two medicines together sometimes causing an adverse reaction. These unanticipated episodes are usually unexpected and infrequent, which makes existing data mining techniques, mainly designed to find frequent patterns, ineffective. In this paper, we propose unexpected temporal association rules (UTARs) to describe them. To handle the...[Show more]

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Date published: 2008
Type: Journal article
Source: IEEE Transactions on Information Technology in Biomedicine
DOI: 10.1109/TITB.2007.900808


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