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n the process of distributing an essential oil among several solvents by using the various soluble properties of the components within the essential oil.
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The key feature of our OMCMST algorithm is it fuses the advantage of both divisive hierarchical and center-based partitional clustering approaches.
Soft Clustering Criterion Functions for Partitional Document Clustering.
This approach uses the outcome of hierarchical clustering as seed points to proceed for partitional clustering.
The hierarchical approach produces a nested series of partitions whereas the partitional approach yields a flat structure, in which the relationship between clusters is not as clear as in the first approach.