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Knowledge Assisted Visualization for Imbalanced Data Clustering

IJCA Special Issue on International Conference on Communication, Computing and Information Technology
© 2013 by IJCA Journal
ICCCMIT - Number 2
Year of Publication: 2013
P. Alagambigai
K. Thangavel

P Alagambigai and K Thangavel. Article: Knowledge Assisted Visualization for Imbalanced Data Clustering. IJCA Special Issue on International Conference on Communication, Computing and Information Technology ICCCMIT(2):6-13, February 2013. Full text available. BibTeX

	author = {P. Alagambigai and K. Thangavel},
	title = {Article: Knowledge Assisted Visualization for Imbalanced Data Clustering},
	journal = {IJCA Special Issue on International Conference on Communication, Computing and Information Technology},
	year = {2013},
	volume = {ICCCMIT},
	number = {2},
	pages = {6-13},
	month = {February},
	note = {Full text available}


The common challenge which is faced by much of the data clustering techniques is data complexity, which leads to many issues such as overlapping, lack of representative data and class imbalance. This may deteriorates the clustering process. The situation gets worse when the class imbalance is very high. To cluster such imbalanced data sets, better understandings of the dataset and efficient clustering algorithms are required. This could be achieved by integrating suitable domain intelligence into the clustering process. In this paper, Knowledge Assisted Visualization framework is proposed for imbalanced data clustering and validation. The proposed Knowledge Assisted Visualization framework integrates an efficient visual clustering framework with suitable domain intelligence acquired from domain experts and users into clustering process. An experimental analysis is carried out over a wide range of highly imbalanced data sets. Experiments demonstrate that the proposed method works well with imbalanced dataset and eases the cluster identification and validation in an effective way.


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