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Optimizing the number of clusters using Tibshirani’s gap statistic

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[latexpage] When you are clustering, what you are actually trying to do is to find groups of objects so that they are similar to one another, and different from the object of other groups. In other words, you want to minimize the intra-cluster distance and maximize the inter-cluster distance. Clustering…