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A new hybrid approach for data clustering

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3 Author(s)
Yazdani, D. ; Shirvan Branch, Islamic Azad Univ., Shirvan, Iran ; Golyari, S. ; Meybodi, M.R.

Data clustering has been applied in multiple fields such as machine learning, data mining, wireless sensor networks and pattern recognition. One of the most famous clustering approaches is K-means which effectively has been used in many clustering problems, but this algorithm has some problems such as local optimal convergence and initial point sensitivity. Artificial fishes swarm algorithm (AFSA) is one of the swarm intelligent algorithms and its major application is in solving optimization problems. Of its characteristics, it can refer to high convergent rate and insensitivity to initial values. In this paper a hybrid clustering method based on artificial fishes swarm algorithm and K-means so called KAFSA is proposed. In the proposed algorithm, K-means algorithm is used as one of the behaviors of artificial fishes in AFSA. The proposed algorithm has been tested on five data sets and its efficiency was compared with particle swarm optimization (PSO), K-means and standard AFSA algorithms. Experimental results showed that proposed approach has suitable and acceptable efficacy in data clustering.

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Telecommunications (IST), 2010 5th International Symposium on

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4-6 Dec. 2010