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clustering

 [klus´ter-ing]
gathering together.
conceptual clustering the process of analyzing, examining relationships in, and organizing theoretically the current knowledge in a field of study in order to add to an existing knowledge base and generate further questions for research.

clustering

the gathering together of disease events. The clustering may be in space, geographical clustering, or in time, temporal clustering. See also cluster.
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Implementations of conceptual clustering optimize some criterion functions and are typically computationally expensive.
3) The cobweb system [Fisher 1987] is an incremental conceptual clustering algorithm.
However, implementations of the conceptual clustering schemes are computationally expensive and are not suitable for grouping large data sets.
A Conceptual Clustering Method for Knowledge Discovery in Databases.
On the comparison of conceptual clustering and numerical taxonomy.
Conceptual clustering and its relation to numerical taxonomy.

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