Data Clustering Based on Teaching-Learning-Based Optimization

  • Suresh Chandra Satapathy
  • Anima Naik
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 7077)


A new efficient optimization method, called ‘Teaching–Learning-Based Optimization (TLBO)’, has been proposed very recently for the optimization of mechanical design problems. This paper proposes a new approach to using TLBO to cluster data. It is shown how TLBO can be used to find the centroids of a user specified number of clusters. The new TLBO algorithms are evaluated on some datasets and compared to the performance of K-means and PSO clustering. Results show that TLBO clustering techniques have much potential.


Clustering Optimization TLBO 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Suresh Chandra Satapathy
    • 1
  • Anima Naik
    • 2
  1. 1.Anil Neerukonda Institute of Technology and SciencesVishakapatnamIndia
  2. 2.Majhighariani Institute of Technology and SciencesRayagadaIndia

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