Characterization vs Clustering - What's the difference?

characterization | clustering |

As nouns the difference between characterization and clustering

is that characterization is the act or process of characterizing while clustering is the action of the verb to cluster.

As a verb clustering is

present participle of lang=en.


Alternative forms

* characterisation (Commonwealth)


(en noun)
  • The act or process of characterizing.
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  • clustering



  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • The action of the verb to cluster.
  • A grouping of a number of similar things.
  • (demographics) The grouping of a population based on ethnicity, economics or religion.
  • (computing) The undesirable, contiguous grouping of elements in a hash table.
  • (writing) A prewriting technique consisting of writing ideas down on a sheet of paper around a central idea within a circle, with the related ideas radially joined to the circle using rays.
  • Derived terms

    * clustering coefficient * clustering illusion * declustering