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From Hector Yee <hector....@gmail.com>
Subject Re: kmeans generates ovelapping clusters
Date Fri, 17 Jun 2011 18:04:37 GMT
One vector be a member of only one cluster but there's no requirement for no
overlaps.
You get equal radius but the cluster centers could be close enough for them
to overlap.

On Fri, Jun 17, 2011 at 10:15 AM, djellel eddine Difallah <
difallah@gmail.com> wrote:

> Hello everyone,
>
> I tried kmeans on some corpus with the same script as reuters but with -k 2
>
> There are some terms in both generated clusters. In addition terms in a
> cluster have a measure  .. somthing like   { .... animal:0.087, boat:3.559,
> kitty:3.386, .....}
>
> Isn't kmeans supposed to generate non overlapping clusters? and what does
> that annotated measures mean?
>
> Thanks !
>
> Djellel
>



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