arules: Mining Association Rules and Frequent Itemsets

Provides the infrastructure for representing, manipulating and analyzing transaction data and patterns (frequent itemsets and association rules). Also provides C implementations of the association mining algorithms Apriori and Eclat. Hahsler, Gruen and Hornik (2005) <doi:10.18637/jss.v014.i15>.

Version: 1.7-7
Depends: R (≥ 4.0.0), Matrix (≥ 1.4-0)
Imports: stats, methods, generics, graphics, utils
Suggests: pmml, XML, proxy, arulesViz, arulesCBA, testthat
Published: 2023-11-29
DOI: 10.32614/CRAN.package.arules
Author: Michael Hahsler ORCID iD [aut, cre, cph], Christian Buchta [aut, cph], Bettina Gruen [aut, cph], Kurt Hornik ORCID iD [aut, cph], Christian Borgelt [ctb, cph], Ian Johnson [ctb], Makhlouf Ledmi [ctb]
Maintainer: Michael Hahsler <mhahsler at>
License: GPL-3
Copyright: The source code for Apriori and Eclat was obtained from and is Copyright (C) 1996-2003 Christian Borgelt. All other code is Copyright (C) Michael Hahsler, Christian Buchta, Bettina Gruen and Kurt Hornik.
NeedsCompilation: yes
Classification/ACM: G.4, H.2.8, I.5.1
Citation: arules citation info
Materials: README NEWS
In views: MachineLearning, ModelDeployment
CRAN checks: arules results


Reference manual: arules.pdf
Vignettes: Introduction to arules


Package source: arules_1.7-7.tar.gz
Windows binaries: r-devel:, r-release:, r-oldrel:
macOS binaries: r-release (arm64): arules_1.7-7.tgz, r-oldrel (arm64): arules_1.7-7.tgz, r-release (x86_64): arules_1.7-7.tgz, r-oldrel (x86_64): arules_1.7-7.tgz
Old sources: arules archive

Reverse dependencies:

Reverse depends: arc, arulesCBA, arulesNBMiner, arulesSequences, arulesViz, fdm2id, GroupBN, ibmdbR, qCBA, rCBA, recommenderlab
Reverse imports: aPEAR, clickstream, CLONETv2, CRE, discnorm, immcp, inTrees, opusminer, RareComb, rgnoisefilt, RKEEL, sbrl, TELP, TFARM
Reverse suggests: CBNplot, ctsem, fcaR, pmml, rattle, SurvivalTests


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