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DOI: 10.3724/SP.J.1146.2007.00232

Journal of Electronics & Information Technology (电子与信息学报) 2008/30:9 PP.2162-2165

Fuzzy Fisher Criterion Based Semi-Fuzzy Clustering Algorithm


Abstract:
The robust Fuzzy Fisher Criterion based Semi-Fuzzy Clustering Algorithm (FFC-SFCA) for linearly separable data is presented in this paper. FFC-SFCA incorporates Fisher discrimination method with fuzzy theory using fuzzy scatter matrix. By iteratively optimizing the fuzzy Fisher criterion function, the final clustering results are obtained. FFC-SFCA exhibits its robustness and capability to obtain well separable clustering results. In addition, optimal discriminant vector and threshold of classifier can also be figured out. The experimental results for artificial and real datasets demonstrate its validity and distinctive superiority over the two conventional clustering algorithms.

Key words:Fisher criterion,Semi-fuzzy clustering,Optimal discriminant vector

ReleaseDate:2014-07-21 15:37:42



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