Partitioning and clustering examples

Over the next few sections we'll walk through multiple examples using a single dataset, starting with the basic partitioning approach, followed by each of our clustering techniques discussed a moment ago. We'll then conclude the section with a recap of what we learned from these examples.


In the next several pages, we will look at some partitioning examples using a new dataset, which is a network derived from some historical baseball data, specifically involving the Boston Red Sox. This dataset covers all seasons from 1901 through 2013 and has a handful of string attributes that can be used for partitioning purposes. There are also a number of numeric variables that can be employed for filtering ...

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