Unsupervised data mining: introduction

Coomans, D., Smyth, C., Lee, I., Hancock, T., and Yang, J. (2009) Unsupervised data mining: introduction. In: Brown, Steven D., Tauler, Roma, and Walczak, Beata, (eds.) Comprehensive Chemometrics: chemical and biochemical data analysis. Elsevier, Oxford, UK, pp. 559-576.

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This chapter focuses on cluster analysis in the context of unsupervised data mining. Various facets of cluster analysis, including proximities, are discussed in detail. Techniques of determining the natural number of clusters are described. Finally, techniques of assessing cluster accuracy and reproducibility are detailed. Techniques mentioned in this chapter are expanded upon in the following chapters.

Item ID: 8968
Item Type: Book Chapter (Reference)
ISBN: 978-0-444-52701-1
Keywords: clustering; unsupervised learning; data mining; proximities
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Date Deposited: 20 Apr 2010 03:36
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