Comparitive study on the performance of various clustering approaches

Karanjit Singh Tiwana, Prof. Saleema j. S.


Clustering is a technique of discovering and grouping similar objects into a single logical unit. Clusters can be created based on similarities or dissimilarities between objects. Usually clusters employ a distance measure to calculate the similarity between objects. So, objects within a cluster are more similar to each other than objects in another cluster. This paper uses real-life datasets to compare the accuracy of the most popular algorithm in each approach.

Keywords:clustering; k-means; hierarchical based; density based; partition based; agnes; dbscan; distance measure

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