The Adaptive Fuzzy Meridian and Its Appliction to Fuzzy Clustering

  • Tomasz Przybyla
  • Janusz Jezewski
  • Krzysztof Horoba
Part of the Advances in Intelligent and Soft Computing book series (AINSC, volume 57)


The fuzzy clustering methods are useful in the data mining field of applications. In this paper a new clustering method that deals with data described by the meridian distribution is presented. The fuzzy meridian is used as the cluster prototype. Simple computation method for the fuzzy meridian is given as well as the meridian medianity parameter. A numerical example illustrates the performance of the proposed method.


Fuzzy Cluster Medianity Parameter Partition Matrix Fuzzy Cluster Method Prototype Vector 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Tomasz Przybyla
    • 1
  • Janusz Jezewski
    • 2
  • Krzysztof Horoba
    • 2
  1. 1.Institute of ElectronicsSilesian University of TechnologyGliwicePoland
  2. 2.Departament of Biomedical InformaticsInstitute of Medical Technology and Equipment ITAMZabrzePoland

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