Fuzzy Ants as a Clustering Concept

  title={Fuzzy Ants as a Clustering Concept},
  author={Parag M. Kanade and Lawrence O. Hall},
We present a swarm intelligence approach to data clustering. Data is clustered without initial knowledge of the number of clusters. Ant based clustering is used to initially create raw clusters and then these clusters are refined using the Fuzzy C Means algorithm. Initially the ants move the individual objects to form heaps. The centroids of these heaps are taken as the initial cluster centers and the Fuzzy C Means algorithm is used to refine these clusters. In the second stage the objects… CONTINUE READING
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