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 interfaces to C implementations of the association mining algorithms Apriori and Eclat by C. Borgelt.

Version: 1.3-0
Depends: R (≥ 3.1.0), Matrix (≥ 1.2-0)
Imports: stats, methods, graphics, utils
Suggests: pmml, XML, arulesViz, testthat
Published: 2015-11-14
Author: Michael Hahsler [aut, cre, cph], Christian Buchta [aut, cph], Bettina Gruen [aut, cph], Kurt Hornik [aut, cph], Christian Borgelt [ctb, cph]
Maintainer: Michael Hahsler <mhahsler at>
License: GPL-3
Copyright: The code for apriori and eclat in src/rapriori.c 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
CRAN checks: arules results


Reference manual: arules.pdf
Vignettes: Introduction to arules
Package source: arules_1.3-0.tar.gz
Windows binaries: r-devel:, r-release:, r-oldrel:
OS X Snow Leopard binaries: r-release: arules_1.2-0.tgz, r-oldrel: arules_1.1-6.tgz
OS X Mavericks binaries: r-release: arules_1.3-0.tgz
Old sources: arules archive

Reverse dependencies:

Reverse depends: arulesNBMiner, arulesSequences, arulesViz, ibmdbR, recommenderlab
Reverse imports: Biocomb, clickstream, inTrees
Reverse suggests: nutshell, nutshell.audioscrobbler, pmml, rattle