The 5 Clustering Algorithms Data Scientists Need to Know

You're definitely familiar with k-means, but how about the mean-shift and DBSCAN? The best clustering algorithm for your use case actually depends on the shape of your data. This article does a great job of walking through the different algorithms and ends with a really wonderful visualization summarizing the tradeoffs.

Clustering is a common task; make sure you're making the right choices when you apply a clustering algorithm.


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