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2013 IEEE 13th International Conference on Data Mining (2005)
Houston, Texas
Nov. 27, 2005 to Nov. 30, 2005
ISSN: 1550-4786
ISBN: 0-7695-2278-5
pp: 581-584
Dan A. Simovici , University of Massachusetts at Boston
Richard Butterworth , University of Massachusetts at Boston
ABSTRACT
We study an algorithm for feature selection that clusters attributes using a special metric and then makes use of the dendrogram of the resulting cluster hierarchy to choose the most relevant attributes. The main interest of our technique resides in the improved understanding of the structure of the analyzed data and of the relative importance of the attributes for the selection process.
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Gregory Piatetsky-Shapiro, Dan A. Simovici, Richard Butterworth, "On Feature Selection through Clustering", 2013 IEEE 13th International Conference on Data Mining, vol. 00, no. , pp. 581-584, 2005, doi:10.1109/ICDM.2005.106
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