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Take the Mixture Density Model and the EM Algorithm 37 limit a → y and b → y, we then have the probability of the class Ci given the data y: αi pi (y) P (Ci |y) = 2 . 81) αj pj (y) j=1 As this gives us the probability of allocating an observation to each class, the clustering problem is solved; instead of fuzzy membership, we have the probability of membership to a class. 81) is immediately generalized to the case of m classes. The problem is how to obtain good estimates of the parameters. The EM algorithm should be used for this purpose.
63) D (x , vj ) k j=1 N (uki )m xk vi = k=1 N . 24), and the alternate optimization is attained. 65) N uki xk vi = k=1 N . 66) uki k=1 As a typical example of non-Euclidean dissimilarity, we can mention the Minkowski metric: 1 q p (x − v ) q Dq (x, v) = , q ≥ 1. 67) =1 Notice that x is the ’s component of vector x. When q = 1, the Minkowski metric is called the L1 metric or city-block metric. 66) do not. Later we will show an exact and simple optimization algorithm for vi in the case of the L1 metric, while such algorithm is diﬃcult to obtain when q = 1.
LVQC3. Select randomly x(t) from X. LVQC4. Let ml (t) = arg min x(t) − mi (t) . 1≤i≤c 30 Basic Methods for c-Means Clustering LVQC5. Update m1 (t), . . , mc (t): ml (t + 1) = ml (t) + α(t)[x(t) − ml (t)], mi (t + 1) = mi (t), i = l. Object represented by x(t) is allocated to Gl . End LVQC. In this algorithm, the parameter α(t) satisﬁes ∞ ∞ α(t) = ∞, t=1 α2 (t) < ∞, t = 1, 2, · · · t=1 For example, α(t) = Const/t satisﬁes these conditions. The codebook vectors are thus cluster centers in this algorithm.