Consistency and Rates for Clustering with DBSCAN


Bharath Sriperumbudur, Ingo Steinwart ;
Proceedings of the Fifteenth International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Statistics, PMLR 22:1090-1098, 2012.


We propose a simple and efficient modification of the popular DBSCAN clustering algorithm. This modification is able to detect the most interesting vertical threshold level in an automated, data-driven way. We establish both consistency and optimal learning rates for this modification.

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