Numerosity reduction – clustering design pattern

This design pattern explores the implementation of the clustering technique for data reduction.

Background

Clustering belongs to the numerosity reduction category of data reduction. Clustering is a nonparametric model and works without the prior knowledge of a class label using unsupervised learning.

Motivation

Clustering is a general approach to solve the problem of grouping data. It can be achieved by various algorithms that differ in the way they define what goes into a group and how to find the candidates for that group. There are more than 100 different implementations of clustering algorithms that solve a variety of problems for different objectives. There is no single size that fits all the clustering ...

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