Re: Fuzzy C-Means convergence

Greg Heath (heathg@miles.ll.mit.edu)
Sun, 10 Oct 1999 03:51:48 +0200 (MET DST)

Date: Sat, 09 OCT 1999 10:01:12 -0700
From: Will Dwinnell <predictor@compuserve.com>

> I have read that fuzzy c-means has been proven to converge for all c,
> from c=1 to c=infinity. Does this mean that fuzzy c-means will always
> product the same result (from run to run on the same data), or does it
> mean that fuzzy c-means will (in any single run) settle down to a stable
> response?

My guess would be the latter. The term reproducible comes to mind for the
former.

Greg

Hope this helps.

Gregory E. Heath heath@ll.mit.edu The views expressed here are
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