A Review of Clustering and Clustering Quality Measurement
S. U. Patil, U. A. Nuli, , ,
Affiliations Computer Science and Engineering department, M.Tech, Textile and Engineering Institute, Ichalkaranji, India
This paper presents a comparative study on clustering methods and developments made at various times. Clustering is defined as unsupervised learning where the objects are grouped on the basis of some similarity inherent among them. There are different methods for clustering objects such as hierarchical, partitioned, grid, density based and model-based. Many algorithms exist that can solve the problem of clustering, but most of them are very sensitive to their input parameters. Therefore it is essential to evaluate the result of the clustering algorithm. It is difficult to define whether a clustering result is acceptable or not; thus several clustering validity techniques and indices have been developed. Cluster validity indices are used for measuring the goodness of a clustering result comparing to other ones which were created by other clustering algorithms, or by the same algorithms but using different parameter values. The results of a clustering algorithm on the same data set can vary as the input parameters of an algorithm can extremely modify the behaviour and execution of the algorithm the intention of this paper is to describe the clustering process with an overview of different clustering methods and analysis of clustering validity indices.
S. U. Patil,U. A. Nuli."A Review of Clustering and Clustering Quality Measurement". International Journal of Computer Engineering In Research Trends (IJCERT) ,ISSN:2349-7084 ,Vol.5, Issue 12,pp.236-241, December - 2018, URL :http://ijcert.org/ems/ijcert_papers/V5I1205.pdf,
Keywords : Cluster, Validity Index, Supervised, Data mining.
 J. Han , M. Kamber , J. Pei , Data Mining: Concepts and Techniques, Morgan Kaufmann Publishers, 2011 .
 A . Nagpal , A . Jatain , D. Gaur , Review based on data clustering algorithms, in: Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Information and Communication Tech-nologies, 2013 .
 G.P. Zhang , Neural networks for classification: a survey, IEEE Trans. Syst. Man Cybern. Part C Appl. Rev. 30 (4) (2002) 451â€“462 .
 A.K. Jain , Data clustering: 50 years beyond k -means, Pattern Recognit. Lett. 31 (8) (2010) 651â€“666 .
 F.S. Marzano , D. Scaranari , G. Vulpiani , Supervised fuzzy-logic classification of hydrometeors using C-band weather radars, IEEE Trans. Geosci. Remote Sens. 45 (11) (2007) 3784â€“3799 .
 Guha, S, Rastogi, R., and Shim K. . ROCK: A Robust Clustering Algorithm for Categorical Attributes. In Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Data Engineering, (1999)
 Rezaee, R., Lelieveldt, B.P.F., and Reiber, J.H.C. (1998). A New Cluster Validity Index for the Fuzzy c-Mean. Pattern Recognition Letters, 19, 237â€“246.
 M. Halkidi, Y. Batistakis and M. Vazirgiannis: On Clustering Validation Techniques, Journal of Intelligent Information Systems, Vol. 17, No. 2-3, pp. 107-145, 2001
 Xie, X.L. and Beni, G. (1991). A Validity Measure for Fuzzy Clustering. IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, 13(4), 841â€“846.
 M. Halkidi and M. Vazirgiannis and Y. Batistakis: Quality Scheme Assessment in the Clustering Process, Proc. Of the 4th European Conference on Principles of Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery, pp. 265-276, 2000.
Authors are not required to pay any article-processing charges (APC) for their article to be published open access in Journal IJCERT. No charge is involved in any stage of the publication process, from administrating peer review to copy editing and hosting the final article on dedicated servers. This is free for all authors.
News & Events
Latest issue :Volume 9 Issue 11 Articles In press
☞ INVITING SUBMISSIONS FOR THE NEXT ISSUE :
☞ LAST DATE OF SUBMISSION : 28th February 2023
☞ SUBMISSION TO FIRST DECISION : In 7 Days
☞ FINAL DECISION : IN 4 WEEKS FROM THE DAY OF SUBMISSION
All the authors, conference coordinators, conveners, and guest editors kindly check their articles' originality before submitting them to IJCERT. If any material is found to be duplicate submission or sent to other journals when the content is in the process with IJCERT, fabricated data, cut and paste (plagiarized), at any stage of processing of material, IJCERT is bound to take the following actions.
1. Rejection of the article.
2. The author will be blocked for future communication with IJCERT if duplicate articles are submitted.
3. A letter regarding this will be posted to the Principal/Director of the Institution where the study was conducted.
4. A List of blacklisted authors will be shared among the Chief Editors of other prestigious Journals
We have been screening articles for plagiarism with a world-renowned tool: Turnitin However, it is only rejected if found plagiarized. This more stern action is being taken because of the illegal behavior of a handful of authors who have been involved in ethical misconduct. The Screening and making a decision on such articles costs colossal time and resources for the journal. It directly delays the process of genuine materials.