Text Data Clustering by Contextual Graphs

  • Krzysztof Ciesielski
  • Mieczysław A. Kłopotek
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4265)


In this paper, we focus on the class of graph-based clustering models, such as growing neural gas or idiotypic nets for the purpose of high-dimensional text data clustering. We present a novel approach, which does not require operation on the complex overall graph of clusters, but rather allows to shift majority of effort to context-sensitive, local subgraph and local sub-space processing. Savings of orders of magnitude in processing time and memory can be achieved, while the quality of clusters is improved, as presented experiments demonstrate.


Minimal Span Tree Contextual Model Document Cluster Contextual Group Contextual Approach 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Krzysztof Ciesielski
    • 1
  • Mieczysław A. Kłopotek
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Computer SciencePolish Academy of SciencesWarszawaPoland

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