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A personalized counseling system using case-based reasoning with neural symbolic feature weighting (CANSY)

Research paper by Sungho Ha

Indexed on: 06 Oct '07Published on: 06 Oct '07Published in: Applied Intelligence



Abstract

In this article, we introduce a personalized counseling system based on context mining. As a technique for context mining, we have developed an algorithm called CANSY. It adopts trained neural networks for feature weighting and a value difference metric in order to measure distances between all possible values of symbolic features. CANSY plays a core role in classifying and presenting most similar cases from a case base. Experimental results show that CANSY along with a rule base can provide personalized information with a relatively high level of accuracy, and it is capable of recommending appropriate products or services.