Clustering

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Clustering can refer to the following:

In computing:

  • Computer cluster, the technique of linking many computers together to act like a single computer
  • Data cluster, an allocation of contiguous storage in databases and file systems
  • Cluster analysis, the statistical task of grouping a set of objects in such a way that objects in the same group are placed closer together (such as the k-means clustering)
  • In hash tables, the mapping of keys to nearby slots

In economics:

  • Business cluster, a geographic concentration of interconnected businesses, suppliers, and associated institutions in a particular field

In graph theory:

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