Implementing Correlation Dimension: K-Means Clustering via Correlation Dimension

  • Zakiah Ibrahim KalantanEmail author
Conference paper


The estimation of intrinsic dimension is an essential step in the dimension reduction process. The intrinsic dimension can be estimated by fractal dimension estimation methods, which exploit the intrinsic geometry of a data set. The most popular concept from this family of methods is the correlation dimension. K-Means is most popular clustering algorithm for performing unsupervised learning in data mining. This paper we propose approaches to approximate the correlation integral. In addition, we propose a new selection for clusters via correlation dimension. The performance of the algorithm is discussed. Experimental results on an artificial and real-world data are used to demonstrate the algorithms and compare to other methodology.


Intrinsic dimension Fractal dimension Correlation dimension Clustering K-Means clustering 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of StatisticsKing Abdulaziz UniversityJeddahSaudi Arabia

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