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Unsupervised learning and Cluster Analysis Lesson 17

Unsupervised learning does not begin with a target variable. Instead the objective is to find groups of similar records in the data. One can think of unsupervised learning as a form of data compression: we search for a moderate number of representative records to summarize or stand in for the original database

Unsupervised learning and Cluster Analysis Lesson 17

Unsupervised learning and Cluster Analysis Lesson 17

Unsupervised learning does not begin with a target variable. Instead the objective is to find groups of similar records in the data. One can think of unsupervised learning as a form of data compression: we search for a moderate number of representative records to summarize or stand in for the original database