### Attribute reduction in formal decision contexts based on AE-concept lattices

CHEN Xue1, WEI Ling1*, QIAN Ting2

1. 1. School of Mathematics, Northwest University, Xian 710127, Shaanxi, China;
2. College of Science, Xian Shiyou University, Xian 710065, Shaanxi, China
• Received:2017-04-25 Online:2017-12-20 Published:2017-12-22

Abstract: This paper proposes the attribute reduction in the attribute three-way consistent formal decision context, which preserves irredundant rules information without loss for AE-concept lattices. For this purpose, the related properties in subcontext of a formal context are discussed. Then based on them, the set of irredundant rules consistent in the attribute three-way consistent formal decision context is defined, and the corresponding judgment theorems of the set of irredundant rules consistent is obtained. Finally, the methods to find these reductions by discernibility matrix and discernibility function are presented.

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• O29
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