Campus Units

Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering

Document Type

Article

Publication Version

Accepted Manuscript

Publication Date

8-24-2020

Journal or Book Title

IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering

DOI

10.1109/TKDE.2020.3018744

Abstract

We present new algorithms for k-means clustering on a data stream with a focus on providing fast responses to clustering queries. Compared to the state-of-the-art, our algorithms provide substantial improvements in the query time for cluster centers while retaining the desirable properties of provably small approximation error and low space usage. Our proposed clustering algorithms systematically reuse the "coresets" (summaries of data) computed for recent queries in answering the current clustering query, a novel technique which we refer to as coreset caching. We also present an algorithm called OnlineCC that integrates the coreset caching idea with a simple sequential streaming k-means algorithm. In practice, OnlineCC algorithm can provide constant query time. We present both theoretical analysis and detailed experiments demonstrating the correctness, accuracy, and efficiency of all our proposed clustering algorithms.

Comments

This is a manuscript of an article published as Zhang, Yu, Kanat Tangwongsan, and Srikanta Tirthapura. "Fast Streaming k-Means Clustering with Coreset Caching." IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering (2020). DOI: 10.1109/TKDE.2020.3018744. Posted with permission.

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IEEE

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en

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