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Derive Association Rules Store Options

Use this to specify the results to be saved for association rules in Genstat data structures.

  1. After selecting the appropriate boxes, type the names for the identifiers of the data structures into the corresponding In: fields.


Number of rules derived Scalar The number of rules derived.
Rules Pointer A pointer to the rules. The elements of the pointer are variates containing the items in the rule.
Support values Variate The support value for each rule. The support of a set of items is the proportion of the transactions that contain them.
Confidence values Variate The confidence value for each rule. The confidence of a rule, is the proportion of those transactions that contain the antecedent set of items that also contains the consequent set.

Display in spreadsheet

The saved results will be displayed within new spreadsheets. The Rules pointer will have its component variates (one for each rule) displayed in a number of spreadsheets, with one sheet for each different number of items in a rule.

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Updated on April 26, 2019

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