# OFP_CLASS: AN ALGORITHM TO GENERATE OPTIMIZED FUZZY PARTITIONS TO CLASSIFICATION

### José M. Cadenas, M. del Carmen Garrido, Raquel Martínez, Enrique Muñoz

#### Abstract

The discretization of values is a important role in data mining and knowledge discovery. The representation of information through intervals is more concise and easier to understand at certain levels of knowledge than the representation by mean continuous values. In this paper, we propose a method for discretizing continuous attributes by means a series of fuzzy sets which constitute a fuzzy partition of this attribute’s domain. We present an algorithm, which carries out a fuzzy discretization of continuous attributes in two stages. In the first stage a fuzzy decision tree is used and the genetic algorithm is used in the second stage. In this second stage the cardinality of the partition is defined. After defining the fuzzy partitions these are evaluated by a fuzzy decision tree which is also detailed in this study.

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#### Paper Citation

#### in Harvard Style

M. Cadenas J., del Carmen Garrido M., Martínez R. and Muñoz E. (2010). **OFP_CLASS: AN ALGORITHM TO GENERATE OPTIMIZED FUZZY PARTITIONS TO CLASSIFICATION** . In *Proceedings of the International Conference on Fuzzy Computation and 2nd International Conference on Neural Computation - Volume 1: ICFC, (IJCCI 2010)* ISBN 978-989-8425-32-4, pages 5-13. DOI: 10.5220/0003052700050013

#### in Bibtex Style

@conference{icfc10,

author={José M. Cadenas and M. del Carmen Garrido and Raquel Martínez and Enrique Muñoz},

title={OFP_CLASS: AN ALGORITHM TO GENERATE OPTIMIZED FUZZY PARTITIONS TO CLASSIFICATION},

booktitle={Proceedings of the International Conference on Fuzzy Computation and 2nd International Conference on Neural Computation - Volume 1: ICFC, (IJCCI 2010)},

year={2010},

pages={5-13},

publisher={SciTePress},

organization={INSTICC},

doi={10.5220/0003052700050013},

isbn={978-989-8425-32-4},

}

#### in EndNote Style

TY - CONF

JO - Proceedings of the International Conference on Fuzzy Computation and 2nd International Conference on Neural Computation - Volume 1: ICFC, (IJCCI 2010)

TI - OFP_CLASS: AN ALGORITHM TO GENERATE OPTIMIZED FUZZY PARTITIONS TO CLASSIFICATION

SN - 978-989-8425-32-4

AU - M. Cadenas J.

AU - del Carmen Garrido M.

AU - Martínez R.

AU - Muñoz E.

PY - 2010

SP - 5

EP - 13

DO - 10.5220/0003052700050013