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IJCCE 2016 Vol.5(4): 269-275 ISSN: 2010-3743
DOI: 10.17706/IJCCE.2016.5.4.269-275

Analysis of Two Different Sequences of Old Arena Viruses by Decision Tree, Apriori Algorithm, and Shannon Entropy

Yuree Chung, Yujin Moon, Taeseon Yoon
Abstract—LASV (Lassa virus) and LCMV (Lymphocytic Choriomeningitis virus), which show the different mortality in spite of same symptoms and origin, are introduced into the human population by rodents which shed the virus in urine and droppings. Direct contact with these materials, touching virus-infected objects, eating contaminated food, or exposure to open cuts or sores develop infection. In this paper, we analyzed 4 different proteins of LASV and LCMV: glycoprotein, Z protein, nucleoprotein, and L protein. Also, we investigated the similarities between them based on the frequency of amino acids by decision tree. Furthermore, we look for one amino acid's frequency of relating rates to another amino acid to find the difference between two viruses by Apriori algorithm.

Index Terms—Apriori algorithm, decision tree, LASV (Lassa virus) and LCMV (Lymphocytic Choriomeningitis virus), Shannon entropy.

The authors are with the Department of International, Hankuk Academy of Foreign Studies, Yongin, South Korea.

Cite:Yuree Chung, Yujin Moon, Taeseon Yoon, "Analysis of Two Different Sequences of Old Arena Viruses by Decision Tree, Apriori Algorithm, and Shannon Entropy," International Journal of Computer and Communication Engineering vol. 5, no. 4, pp. 269-275, 2016.

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ISSN: 2010-3743
Frequency: Quarterly
Editor-in-Chief: Dr. Maode Ma
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