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.
* characterisation (Commonwealth)
The act or process of characterizing.
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.
* clustering coefficient
* clustering illusion
* mind map