The utility of knowledge in inductive learning
- Author(s): Pazzani, Michael
- Kibler, Dennis
- et al.
In this paper, we demonstrate how different forms of background knowledge can be integrated with an inductive method for generating constant-free Horn clause rules. Furthermore, we evaluate, both theoretically and empirically, the effect that these types of knowledge have on the cost of learning a rule and on the accuracy of a learned rule. Moreover, we demonstrate that a hybrid explanation-based and inductive learning method can advantageously use an approximate domain theory, even when this theory is incorrect and incomplete.