Ontology based Data Mining Approach – A Survey

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S.Antoinette Aroul Jeyanthi
Dr.Latha Parthiban


The data mining process comprises of a sequence of steps ranging from data cleaning, data selection and transformation, to pattern evaluation and visualization. One of the important challenges in data mining is to extract interesting knowledge which is useful for expert users. The use of prior knowledge may significantly enhance the discovery of interesting patterns by considering the interestingness according to expert beliefs. Ontologies are used to communicate domain knowledge and for discovering patterns. Ontology is a popular research topic in data mining, knowledge engineering, artificial intelligence, etc. In this paper, we provide a survey of the ontology based data mining approaches in the past few years..


Keywords: Data mining, domain ontology, base knowledge, association mining,interesting patterns


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