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From Pat Ferrel <>
Subject Re: kmeans not returning k clusters
Date Mon, 07 May 2012 14:15:57 GMT

I take it this is not expected behavior? I could be doing something 
stupid. I only look in the "final" directory. Looking in the others with 
clusterdump shows the same number of clusters and I assumed they were 

On 5/7/12 1:21 AM, Paritosh Ranjan wrote:
> Which version are you using ? 0.6 or the current 0.7-snapshot?
> On 07-05-2012 02:19, Pat Ferrel wrote:
>> What would cause kmeans to not return k clusters? As I tweak 
>> parameters I get different numbers of clusters but it's usually less 
>> than the k I pass in. Since I am not using canopies at present I 
>> would expect k to always be honored but the quality of the clusters 
>> would depend on the convergence amount and number of iterations 
>> allowed. No?

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