Some Methods for Classification and Analysis of Multivariate Observations

@inproceedings{MacQueen1967SomeMF,
  title={Some Methods for Classification and Analysis of Multivariate Observations},
  author={J. MacQueen},
  year={1967}
}
The main purpose of this paper is to describe a process for partitioning an N-dimensional population into k sets on the basis of a sample. The process, which is called 'k-means,' appears to give partitions which are reasonably efficient in the sense of within-class variance. That is, if p is the probability mass function for the population, S = {S1, S2… CONTINUE READING

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