Reference Work Entry

Encyclopedia of Machine Learning and Data Mining

pp 695-697


K-Means Clustering

  • Xin JinAffiliated withPayPal Inc. Email author 
  • , Jiawei HanAffiliated withUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign


K-Means Clustering is a popular clustering algorithm with local optimization. In order to improve its performance, researchers have proposed methods for better initialization and faster computation.