International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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M.Tech / M.E / PhD Thesis | Computer Science & Engineering | India | Volume 4 Issue 1, January 2015


Information Retrieval of K-Means Clustering For Forensic Analysis

Prachi Gholap | Vikas Maral [3]


Abstract: Throughout computer forensic analysis, tons of files regarding information usually are analyzed. Much regarding the results within those people information consists of unstructured data, where examination by way of personal computer analyzers is difficult to be performed. Within this data, intelligent types of analysis usually are regarding good interest. In particular, algorithms for clustering documents could aid the invention of latest in addition to beneficial awareness on the documents below analysis. We provide a technique which does apply report clustering algorithms to be able to forensic examination regarding personal computers arrested within cops investigations. Most of us show the recommended method by way of doing considerable testing along with 6-8 well-known clustering algorithms (K-means, K-medoids, Single Link, Complete Link, Average Link, in addition to CSPA) put on to 5 real-world datasets obtained from personal computers arrested within real-world investigations. Tests are actually performed with some other combinations of factors, contributing to 16 different instantiations regarding algorithms. Also, a pair of general applicability indexes was utilized to be able to on auto-pilot appraisal the sheer numbers of clusters. Relevant researches inside reading usually are far more constrained when compared with the study. Our own findings show that the Average Link in addition to Complete Link algorithms delivers greatest results for your application domain. In the event that superbly initialized, partitioned algorithms (K-means in addition to K-medoids) can also render to be able to excellent results. Eventually, we provide in addition to analyze many sensible benefits which helps in scientists in addition to practitioners regarding forensic computing.


Keywords: Clustering algorithms, datasets, forensic computing, text mining


Edition: Volume 4 Issue 1, January 2015,


Pages: 577 - 581


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