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Data mining process using clustering: a survey

Saraee, M, Ahmadian, N and Narimani, Z 2007, Data mining process using clustering: a survey , in: IDMC'07, 20-21 November 2007, Tehran, Iran.

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    Abstract

    Clustering is a basic and useful method in understanding and exploring a data set. Clustering is division of data into groups of similar objects. Each group, called cluster, consists of objects that are similar between themselves and dissimilar to objects of other groups. Interest in clustering has increased recently in new areas of applications including data mining, bioinformatics, web mining, text mining, image analysis and so on. This survey focuses on clustering in data mining. The goal of this survey is to provide a review of different clustering algorithms in data mining. A Categorization of clustering algorithms has been provided closely followed by this survey. The basics of Hierarchical Clustering include Linkage Metrics, Hierarchical Clusters of Arbitrary and Binary Divisive Partitioning is discussed at first. Next discussion is Algorithms of the Partitioning Relocation Clustering include Probabilistic Clustering, K-Medoids Methods, K-Means Methods. Density-Based-Partitioning, Grid-Based Methods and Co-Occurrence of Categorical Data are other sections. Their comparisons are mostly based on some specific applications and under certain conditions. So the results may become quite different if the conditions change.

    Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
    Themes: Media, Digital Technology and the Creative Economy
    Schools: Colleges and Schools > College of Science & Technology > School of Computing, Science and Engineering > Data Mining and Pattern Recognition Research Centre
    Journal or Publication Title: Proceedings of IDMC'07
    Publisher: Gita
    Refereed: Yes
    Depositing User: Dr Mo Saraee
    Date Deposited: 09 Nov 2011 12:33
    Last Modified: 20 Aug 2013 18:17
    URI: http://usir.salford.ac.uk/id/eprint/18929

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