Using Affiliation Rules-based Data Mining Technique in Referral System

  • Tola John Odule Department of Mathematical Sciences, Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago-Iwoye. Nigeria
  • Ademola Olusola Adesina Department of Mathematical Sciences, Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago-Iwoye. Nigeria
  • Adebisi Khadijat-Kubrat Abdullah Department of Mathematical Sciences, Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago-Iwoye. Nigeria
  • Peter Ibikunle Ogunyinka Department of Mathematical Sciences, Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago-Iwoye. Nigeria
Keywords: Referral system, Data mining techniques, Association rule mining, Apriori algorithm, Multimode referral system

Abstract

Referral techniques are normally employed in internet business applications. Existing frameworks prescribe things to a particular client according to client inclinations and former high evaluations. Quite a number of methods, such as cooperative filtering and content-based methodologies, dominate the architectural design of referral frameworks. Many referral schemes are domain-specific and cannot be deployed in a general-purpose setting. This study proposes a two-dimensional (User × Item)-space multimode referral scheme, having an enormous client base but few articles on offer. Additionally, the design of the referral scheme is anchored on the  and  articles, as expressed by a particular client, and is a combination of affiliation rules mining and the content-based method. The experiments used the dataset of MovieLens, consisting of 100,000 motion pictures appraisals on a size of 1-5, from 943 clients on 1,682 motion pictures. It utilised a five-overlap cross appraisal on a (User × Item)-rating matrix with 12 articles evaluated by a minimum of 320 clients. A total of 16 rules were generated for both  and  articles, at 35% minimum support and 80% confidence for the  articles and 50% similitude for the . Experimental results showed that the anticipated appraisals in denary give a better rating than other measures of exactness. In conclusion, the proposed algorithm works well and fits on two dimensional -space with articles that are significantly fewer than users, thus making it applicable and effective in a variety of uses and scenarios as a general-purpose utility.

Published
2020-11-28
How to Cite
Odule, T. J., Adesina, A. O., Abdullah, A. K.-K., & Ogunyinka, P. I. (2020). Using Affiliation Rules-based Data Mining Technique in Referral System. Iraqi Journal of Science, 61(11), 3095-3103. https://doi.org/10.24996/ijs.2020.61.11.30
Section
Computer Science