Intelligent Clustering with Instance-Level Constraints
I finished a Ph.D. in Computer Science in 2002. A large component of
my degree work was my dissertation, Intelligent Clustering with
Here it is: The Dissertation!
This version has been reformatted to single-spaced type, with nicer
margins, for your viewing pleasure. The 205-page double-spaced
version required by the graduate school is more than a little
unwieldy. These files are all in ps format -- you may prefer the PDF version (980K).
- The whole mammoth thing
(ps, 129 pages, 4.0M)
- Chapter 0:
Title page, Acknowledgements, Table of Contents, List of Figures, etc.
(ps, 11 pages, 230k)
- Chapter 1:
Introduction (ps, 7 pages, 232k)
- Chapter 2:
Related Work (ps, 18 pages, 298k)
- Chapter 3:
Constrained Clustering Algorithms (ps, 30 pages, 569k)
- Chapter 4:
Application 1: Road Map Refinement (ps, 13 pages, 333k)
- Chapter 5:
Application 2: Noun Phrase Coreference Resolution (ps, 20 pages, 331k)
- Chapter 6: Soft Constraints and Application 3: Spectral Analysis
- For on-screen viewing: Full chapter (ps, 19 pages, 3.1M)
- For hardcopy: print this
in color (ps, 6 pages, 2.9M), and
in black and white (ps, 13 pages, 407k); collate and enjoy.
Believe me, it's worth it. (You are printing double-sided, aren't you?)
- Chapter 7 and Bibliography:
(ps, 11 pages, 236k)
- Many people contributed to this work and helped me on my way
formally and informally. I am deeply grateful to all of them.
For details, see the Acknowledgements.