"Submitted in Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Degree of Master of Science in Data Mining."; Thesis advisor: Daniel T. Larose.; M.S.,Central Connecticut State University,,2012.; Includes bibliographical references (leaves 62-63).
Multivariate analysis; Stratified sets; Bayesian statistical decision theory
Data mining, at times, involves applying cluster analysis to large databases
containing multivariate normal parameters. Most finite mixture clustering methods use
the expectation-maximum (EM) algorithm to find solutions to the unknown parameters,...