• Max Bramer
Part of the Undergraduate Topics in Computer Science book series (UTICS)


This chapter continues with the theme of extracting information from unlabelled data. Clustering is concerned with grouping together objects that are similar to each other and dissimilar to objects belonging to other clusters.

There are many methods of clustering. Two of the most widely used, k-means clustering and hierarchical clustering are described in detail.


Distance Matrix Single Cluster Unlabelled Data Agglomerative Hierarchical Cluster Close Pair 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Max Bramer
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  1. 1.School of ComputingUniversity of PortsmouthPortsmouthUK

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