Statistical Methods & Applications

, Volume 27, Issue 4, pp 651–660 | Cite as

The power of (extended) monitoring in robust clustering

Discussion of “The power of monitoring: how to make the most of a contaminated multivariate sample” by Andrea Cerioli, Marco Riani, Anthony C. Atkinson and Aldo Corbellini
  • Alessio FarcomeniEmail author
  • Francesco Dotto
Original Paper


We complement the work of Cerioli, Riani, Atkinson and Corbellini by discussing monitoring in the context of robust clustering. This implies extending the approach to clustering, and possibly monitoring more than one parameter simultaneously. The cases of trimming and snipping are discussed separately, and special attention is given to recently proposed methods like double clustering, reweighting in robust clustering, and fuzzy regression clustering.


Double clustering Fuzzy clustering Multidimensional monitoring Reweighting Snipping Tuning 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Dipartimento di Sanità Pubblica e Malattie InfettiveUniversità di Roma “La Sapienza”RomeItaly
  2. 2.Scuola di Economia e Studi AziendaliUniversità degli Studi di Roma TreRomeItaly

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