Monotone concepts for formal concept analysis

Jitender S. Deogun, Jamil Saquer

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Abstract

Formal concept analysis has been a topic of interest for about two decades. The mathematical notion of concept has its origin in formal logic. However, the empirical notion of concept has evolved through its use in many different disciplines. In this paper, we generalize the mathematical notion of concept and investigate order-theoretic properties of concept hierarchies for the new notion of concept.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)70-78
Number of pages9
JournalDiscrete Applied Mathematics
Volume144
Issue number1-2
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 30 2004

Keywords

  • Concept lattice
  • Elementary concepts
  • Formal concept analysis
  • Generalization
  • Monotone concepts

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Discrete Mathematics and Combinatorics
  • Applied Mathematics

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