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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,...