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81. Title: 1984 United States Congressional Voting Records Database
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102. Source Information:
11    (a) Source:  Congressional Quarterly Almanac, 98th Congress,
12                 2nd session 1984, Volume XL: Congressional Quarterly Inc.
13                 Washington, D.C., 1985.
14    (b) Donor: Jeff Schlimmer (Jeffrey.Schlimmer@a.gp.cs.cmu.edu)
15    (c) Date: 27 April 1987
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173. Past Usage
18   - Publications
19     1. Schlimmer, J. C. (1987).  Concept acquisition through
20        representational adjustment.  Doctoral dissertation, Department of
21        Information and Computer Science, University of California, Irvine, CA.
22        -- Results: about 90%-95% accuracy appears to be STAGGER's asymptote
23     - Predicted attribute: party affiliation (2 classes)
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254. Relevant Information:
26      This data set includes votes for each of the U.S. House of
27      Representatives Congressmen on the 16 key votes identified by the
28      CQA.  The CQA lists nine different types of votes: voted for, paired
29      for, and announced for (these three simplified to yea), voted
30      against, paired against, and announced against (these three
31      simplified to nay), voted present, voted present to avoid conflict
32      of interest, and did not vote or otherwise make a position known
33      (these three simplified to an unknown disposition).
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355. Number of Instances: 435 (267 democrats, 168 republicans)
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376. Number of Attributes: 16 + class name = 17 (all Boolean valued)
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397. Attribute Information:
40   1. Class Name: 2 (democrat, republican)
41   2. handicapped-infants: 2 (y,n)
42   3. water-project-cost-sharing: 2 (y,n)
43   4. adoption-of-the-budget-resolution: 2 (y,n)
44   5. physician-fee-freeze: 2 (y,n)
45   6. el-salvador-aid: 2 (y,n)
46   7. religious-groups-in-schools: 2 (y,n)
47   8. anti-satellite-test-ban: 2 (y,n)
48   9. aid-to-nicaraguan-contras: 2 (y,n)
49  10. mx-missile: 2 (y,n)
50  11. immigration: 2 (y,n)
51  12. synfuels-corporation-cutback: 2 (y,n)
52  13. education-spending: 2 (y,n)
53  14. superfund-right-to-sue: 2 (y,n)
54  15. crime: 2 (y,n)
55  16. duty-free-exports: 2 (y,n)
56  17. export-administration-act-south-africa: 2 (y,n)
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588. Missing Attribute Values: Denoted by "?"
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60   NOTE: It is important to recognize that "?" in this database does
61         not mean that the value of the attribute is unknown.  It
62         means simply, that the value is not "yea" or "nay" (see
63         "Relevant Information" section above).
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65   Attribute:  #Missing Values:
66           1:  0
67           2:  0
68           3:  12
69           4:  48
70           5:  11
71           6:  11
72           7:  15
73           8:  11
74           9:  14
75          10:  15
76          11:  22
77          12:  7
78          13:  21
79          14:  31
80          15:  25
81          16:  17
82          17:  28
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849. Class Distribution: (2 classes)
85   1. 45.2 percent are democrat
86   2. 54.8 percent are republican
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88Class predictiveness and predictability: Pr(C|A=V) and Pr(A=V|C)
89 Attribute 1: (A = handicapped-infants)
90  0.91;  1.21  (C=democrat; V=y)
91  0.09;  0.10  (C=republican; V=y)
92  0.43;  0.38  (C=democrat; V=n)
93  0.57;  0.41  (C=republican; V=n)
94  0.75;  0.03  (C=democrat; V=?)
95  0.25;  0.01  (C=republican; V=?)
96 Attribute 2: (A = water-project-cost-sharing)
97  0.62;  0.45  (C=democrat; V=y)
98  0.38;  0.23  (C=republican; V=y)
99  0.62;  0.45  (C=democrat; V=n)
100  0.38;  0.23  (C=republican; V=n)
101  0.58;  0.10  (C=democrat; V=?)
102  0.42;  0.06  (C=republican; V=?)
103 Attribute 3: (A = adoption-of-the-budget-resolution)
104  0.91;  0.87  (C=democrat; V=y)
105  0.09;  0.07  (C=republican; V=y)
106  0.17;  0.11  (C=democrat; V=n)
107  0.83;  0.44  (C=republican; V=n)
108  0.64;  0.03  (C=democrat; V=?)
109  0.36;  0.01  (C=republican; V=?)
110 Attribute 4: (A = physician-fee-freeze)
111  0.08;  0.05  (C=democrat; V=y)
112  0.92;  0.50  (C=republican; V=y)
113  0.99;  0.92  (C=democrat; V=n)
114  0.01;  0.01  (C=republican; V=n)
115  0.73;  0.03  (C=democrat; V=?)
116  0.27;  0.01  (C=republican; V=?)
117 Attribute 5: (A = el-salvador-aid)
118  0.26;  0.21  (C=democrat; V=y)
119  0.74;  0.48  (C=republican; V=y)
120  0.96;  0.75  (C=democrat; V=n)
121  0.04;  0.02  (C=republican; V=n)
122  0.80;  0.04  (C=democrat; V=?)
123  0.20;  0.01  (C=republican; V=?)
124 Attribute 6: (A = religious-groups-in-schools)
125  0.45;  0.46  (C=democrat; V=y)
126  0.55;  0.46  (C=republican; V=y)
127  0.89;  0.51  (C=democrat; V=n)
128  0.11;  0.05  (C=republican; V=n)
129  0.82;  0.03  (C=democrat; V=?)
130  0.18;  0.01  (C=republican; V=?)
131 Attribute 7: (A = anti-satellite-test-ban)
132  0.84;  0.75  (C=democrat; V=y)
133  0.16;  0.12  (C=republican; V=y)
134  0.32;  0.22  (C=democrat; V=n)
135  0.68;  0.38  (C=republican; V=n)
136  0.57;  0.03  (C=democrat; V=?)
137  0.43;  0.02  (C=republican; V=?)
138 Attribute 8: (A = aid-to-nicaraguan-contras)
139  0.90;  0.82  (C=democrat; V=y)
140  0.10;  0.07  (C=republican; V=y)
141  0.25;  0.17  (C=democrat; V=n)
142  0.75;  0.41  (C=republican; V=n)
143  0.27;  0.01  (C=democrat; V=?)
144  0.73;  0.03  (C=republican; V=?)
145 Attribute 9: (A = mx-missile)
146  0.91;  0.70  (C=democrat; V=y)
147  0.09;  0.06  (C=republican; V=y)
148  0.29;  0.22  (C=democrat; V=n)
149  0.71;  0.45  (C=republican; V=n)
150  0.86;  0.07  (C=democrat; V=?)
151  0.14;  0.01  (C=republican; V=?)
152 Attribute 10: (A = immigration)
153  0.57;  0.46  (C=democrat; V=y)
154  0.43;  0.28  (C=republican; V=y)
155  0.66;  0.52  (C=democrat; V=n)
156  0.34;  0.23  (C=republican; V=n)
157  0.57;  0.01  (C=democrat; V=?)
158  0.43;  0.01  (C=republican; V=?)
159 Attribute 11: (A = synfuels-corporation-cutback)
160  0.86;  0.48  (C=democrat; V=y)
161  0.14;  0.06  (C=republican; V=y)
162  0.48;  0.47  (C=democrat; V=n)
163  0.52;  0.43  (C=republican; V=n)
164  0.57;  0.04  (C=democrat; V=?)
165  0.43;  0.03  (C=republican; V=?)
166 Attribute 12: (A = education-spending)
167  0.21;  0.13  (C=democrat; V=y)
168  0.79;  0.42  (C=republican; V=y)
169  0.91;  0.80  (C=democrat; V=n)
170  0.09;  0.06  (C=republican; V=n)
171  0.58;  0.07  (C=democrat; V=?)
172  0.42;  0.04  (C=republican; V=?)
173 Attribute 13: (A = superfund-right-to-sue)
174  0.35;  0.27  (C=democrat; V=y)
175  0.65;  0.42  (C=republican; V=y)
176  0.89;  0.67  (C=democrat; V=n)
177  0.11;  0.07  (C=republican; V=n)
178  0.60;  0.06  (C=democrat; V=?)
179  0.40;  0.03  (C=republican; V=?)
180 Attribute 14: (A = crime)
181  0.36;  0.34  (C=democrat; V=y)
182  0.64;  0.49  (C=republican; V=y)
183  0.98;  0.63  (C=democrat; V=n)
184  0.02;  0.01  (C=republican; V=n)
185  0.59;  0.04  (C=democrat; V=?)
186  0.41;  0.02  (C=republican; V=?)
187 Attribute 15: (A = duty-free-exports)
188  0.92;  0.60  (C=democrat; V=y)
189  0.08;  0.04  (C=republican; V=y)
190  0.39;  0.34  (C=democrat; V=n)
191  0.61;  0.44  (C=republican; V=n)
192  0.57;  0.06  (C=democrat; V=?)
193  0.43;  0.04  (C=republican; V=?)
194 Attribute 16: (A = export-administration-act-south-africa)
195  0.64;  0.65  (C=democrat; V=y)
196  0.36;  0.30  (C=republican; V=y)
197  0.19;  0.04  (C=democrat; V=n)
198  0.81;  0.15  (C=republican; V=n)
199  0.79;  0.31  (C=democrat; V=?)
200  0.21;  0.07  (C=republican; V=?)
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