6.2 Recommendations Worth a Million: An Introduction to Clustering

6.2 Recommendations Worth a Million: An Introduction to Clustering

Quick Question

In the previous video, we discussed how clustering is used to split the data into similar groups. Which of the following tasks do you think are appropriate for clustering? Select all that apply.

 Dividing search results on Google into categories based on the topic  check
 
 Grouping players into different "types" of basketball players that make it to the NBA  check
 
 Predicting the winner of the Major League Baseball World Series  close
 
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Explanation The first two options are appropriate tasks for clustering. Clustering probably wouldn't help us predict the winner of the World Series.

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