Gini-based Classification and its Applications in Data Mining

Binshan Lin

Louisiana State University Shreveport

Dr. Binshan Lin is the BellSouth Professor at Louisiana State University in Shreveport. He received his Ph.D. from the Louisiana State University in 1988.  He is a nine-time recipient of the Outstanding Faculty Award at LSUS. Professor Lin received the Computer Educator of the Year by the International Association for Computer Information Systems (IACIS) in 2005, Ben Bauman Award for Excellence in IACIS 2003, IACIS Directors’ Award in 2012, Distinguished Service Award at the Southwest Decision Sciences Institute (SWDSI) in 2007, Outstanding Educator Award at the SWDSI in 2004, and Emerald Literati Club Awards for Excellence in 2003. Dr. Lin has published over 270 articles in refereed journals.  Currently he serves as Editor-in-Chief of Expert Systems with Applications. Professor Lin served as President of SWDSI (2004-2005) and Program Chair of IACIS Pacific 2005 Conference. He also served as a vice president (2007-2009; 2010-2012) of Decision Sciences Institute (DSI). 


Gini-based classification is a rank-based classification, which takes into account both the variate values and the ranks. The methodology relies only on first order moment assumptions hence it is valid for a wider range of... [ view full abstract ]


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Topic Area

Topics: Analytics, Business Intelligence, Data Mining, & Statistics


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