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Computer Science - Database Management & Information Retrieval | Classification, Clustering, and Data Analysis - Recent Advances and Applications

Classification, Clustering, and Data Analysis

Recent Advances and Applications

Jajuga, Krzystof, Sokolowski, Andrzej, Bock, Hans-Hermann (Eds.)

2002, XI, 492 p. 149 illus.

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The present volume contains a selection of papers presented at the Eighth Conference of the International Federation of Classification Societies (IFCS) which was held in Cracow, Poland, July 16-19, 2002. All originally submitted papers were subject to a reviewing process by two independent referees, a procedure which resulted in the selection of the 53 articles presented in this volume. These articles relate to theoretical investigations as well as to practical applications and cover a wide range of topics in the broad domain of classifi­ cation, data analysis and related methods. If we try to classify the wealth of problems, methods and approaches into some representative (partially over­ lapping) groups, we find in particular the following areas: • Clustering • Cluster validation • Discrimination • Multivariate data analysis • Statistical methods • Symbolic data analysis • Consensus trees and phylogeny • Regression trees • Neural networks and genetic algorithms • Applications in economics, medicine, biology, and psychology. Given the international orientation of IFCS conferences and the leading role of IFCS in the scientific world of classification, clustering and data anal­ ysis, this volume collects a representative selection of current research and modern applications in this field and serves as an up-to-date information source for statisticians, data analysts, data mining specialists and computer scientists.

Content Level » Research

Keywords » Analysis - Cluster Sample - Cluster analysis - Estimator - Measure - Regression analysis - STATISTICA - Statistical Methods - algorithms - bioinformatics - clustering - data analysis - linear optimization - modeling - optimization

Related subjects » Applications - Business, Economics & Finance - Database Management & Information Retrieval - Probability Theory and Stochastic Processes - Statistical Theory and Methods - Theoretical Computer Science

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