cluster analysis

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A method for identifying data items that closely resemble one another, assembling them into clusters. A number of characteristics are measured for each of several items (which might be, for example, people, plants, machines, etc.). The process of formation of the clusters is often represented using a dendrogram. The most commonly used methods are the agglomerative clustering methods.

Subjects: Computing.

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