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Data Clustering by Chandan K. Reddy, Charu C. Aggarwal

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Chapter 16

Clustering Biological Data

Chandan K. Reddy

Wayne State UniversityDetroit, MIreddy@cs.wayne.edu

Mohammad Al Hasan

Indiana University - Purdue University Indianapolis, INalhasan@cs.iupui.edu

Mohammed J. Zaki

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Troy, NYzaki@cs.rpi.edu

16.1 Introduction

With the advancement of recent technologies, a vast amount of biological data is being generated. As data banks increase their size, one of the current challenges in biology is to be able to infer some of the critical functions from such complex data. To analyze complex biological systems, researchers usually aim to identify some patterns that co-occur in the form of groups. Clustering analysis is an exploratory technique that discovers rich patterns from ...

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