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From Chris Harrington <>
Subject Re: Figuring out good values for t1 and t2 for canopy
Date Fri, 01 Feb 2013 11:29:29 GMT
Seems my lack of any clusters what so ever was my own fault, wasn't pointing at the correct

Though I would still like to find some good material on this topic of figuring out t1 and
t2, is it just trial and error or are there specific features of my data set that I can look
at to infer at least marginally good values as a starting point?

On 31 Jan 2013, at 22:37, Stefan Kreuzer wrote:

> Hi Chris,
> I am also experimenting with CC. For me chosing CosineDistanceMeasure and values very
close to 1 (>0.96) with T2 being only a little smaller than T1 led to reasonable values
for k. Although this puzzles me too, I just asked a another question because of this.
> -----Urspr√ľngliche Mitteilung-----
> Von: Chris Harrington <>
> An: user <>
> Verschickt: Do, 31 Jan 2013 7:22 pm
> Betreff: Figuring out good values for t1 and t2 for canopy
> Hi all,
> I'm trying to run canopy clustering before means and I can't seem to get a value
> for t1 and t2 that give me any results.
> No matter what values I use it results in no clusters.
> This is probably due to a severe lack of knowledge on the subject on my part so
> can anyone point me toward some good resources to read up on the topic of
> choosing a distance measure and a t1 and t2 for that measure?

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