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A Survey on Data Clustering

Garima Singhal
Department of ECE, NIT Arunachal Pradesh, India
Sahadev Roy
Department of ECE, NIT Arunachal Pradesh, Indiasahadevroy@gmail.com


Data Clustering is a method used to group the unlabelled data based on its similarity according to their type, specification, and other properties. The current agglomeration focuses on those approaches which help to retrieve and categorize the data based on processing speed, size of data it can support, complexity and memory requirement.Navigation through this huge unlabelled collection of data presents a challenge for researchers to select an optimal clustering technique. This paper presents a survey report based on analytical responses obtained from existing data clustering algorithms in order to ease the search and to help the audience to select appropriate clustering algorithm according to their requirement. The algorithms which are covered in this paper have application in pattern recognition, image processing, data mining, machine learning and Artificial intelligence. This survey is also useful for those readers who view it as an accessible introduction to the mature content on computer advancements and its development.


Artificial Neural Networks (ANN);
Fuzzy c-means algorithm(FCM);
Genetic algorithm (GA);
Self-Organising map (SOM);
Self-Organising map (SOM).

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Garima Singhal and Sahadev Roy, “A Survey on Data Clustering,” International Journal of Advanced Engineering and Management, Vol. 2, No. 8, pp. 183-188, 2017.

DOI: https://doi.org/10.24999/IJOAEM/02080042.


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