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Building Machine Learning and Deep Learning Models on Google Cloud Platform: A Comprehensive Guide for Beginners by Ekaba Bisong

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© Ekaba Bisong 2019
E. . BisongBuilding Machine Learning and Deep Learning Models on Google Cloud Platformhttps://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4842-4470-8_25

25. Clustering

Ekaba Bisong1 
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OTTAWA, ON, Canada
 
Clustering is an unsupervised machine learning technique for grouping homogeneous data points into partitions called clusters. In the example dataset illustrated in Figure 25-1, suppose we have a set of n points and 2 features. A clustering algorithm can be applied to determine the number of distinct subclasses or groups among the data samples.
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Figure 25-1

An illustration of clustering in a 2-D space

Clustering a 2-D dataset as seen in Figure 25-1 is relatively ...

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