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Depth based app

  1. 1. Depth based approach for outlier detection Presented By: Madhav solanki M.Tech(CSE) II Year 14815000210/1/2015 1
  2. 2. Introduction Applications Algorithm Conclusion References Outline 10/1/2015 2
  3. 3. Introduction What is an outlier? Definition of Hawkins [Hawkins 1980]: “An outlier is an observation which deviates so much from the other observations as to arouse suspicions that it was generated by a different mechanism” 3
  4. 4. Application • Sample applications of outlier detection – Fraud detection • Purchasing behaviour of a credit card owner usually changes when the card is stolen • Abnormal buying patterns can characterize credit card abuse – Medicine • Unusual symptoms or test results may indicate potential health problems of a patient
  5. 5. cont……… – Public health • The occurrence of a particular disease, e.g. tetanus, scattered across various hospitals of a city indicate problems with the corresponding vaccination program in that city Sports statistics • In many sports, various parameters are recorded for players in order to evaluate the players’ performances • Outstanding (in a positive as well as a negative sense) players may be identified as having abnormal parameter values 5
  6. 6. cont……… Detecting measurement errors: • Data derived from sensors (e.g. in a given scientific experiment) may contain measurement errors • Abnormal values could provide an indication of a measurement error • Removing such errors can be important in other data mining and data analysis tasks 6
  7. 7. General application scenarios – Supervised scenario • In some applications, training data with normal and abnormal data objects are provided • There may be multiple normal and/or abnormal classes • Often, the classification problem is highly unbalanced – Semi-supervised Scenario • In some applications, only training data for the normal class(es) (or only the abnormal class(es)) are provided – Unsupervised Scenario • In most applications there are no training data available • In this tutorial, we focus on the unsupervised scenario 7
  8. 8. Depth-based Approach: • General idea:: – Search for outliers at the border of the data space but independent of statistical distributions – Organize data objects in convex hull layers – Outliers are objects on outer layers • Basic assumption:: – Outliers are located at the border of the data space – Normal objects are in the centre of the data space 8
  9. 9. Cont….. • Model [Tukey 1977] • – Points on the convex hull of the full data space have depth = 1 • – Points on the convex hull of the data set after removing all points with • depth = 1 have depth = 2 • – Points having a depth ≤ k are reported as outliers 9
  10. 10. References 10/1/2015 10 [1] Wikipedia [2] slidshare.com [3] http://try.rhapsody.com [4] http://www.dailytech.com
  11. 11. Thank You.......... 10/1/2015 11

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