Yinyang K-Means: A Drop-In Replacement of the Classic K-Means

This week; Yufei Ding, Yue Zhao, Xipeng Shen, Madanlal Musuvathi, and Todd Mytkowicz will be presenting Yinyang K-means at the 2015 International Conference on Machine Learning. The algorithm guarantees the same results as traditional K-means, but it produces results with an order of magnitude higher performance. An abstract of the paper and a PDF download … Continue reading Yinyang K-Means: A Drop-In Replacement of the Classic K-Means

Free Textbook: Mining of Massive Datasets

A few professors from Stanford University have released version 1.1 of their textbook, Mining of Massive Datasets. The book has been created from materials used for a couple of Stanford computer science classes including large-scale data-mining and web mining. The book looks excellent and really focuses on the analysis of data at a large scale. … Continue reading Free Textbook: Mining of Massive Datasets