A new iterative fuzzy clustering algorithm for multiple imputation of missing data

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    Abstract

    This paper proposes a new iterative fuzzy clustering (IFC) algorithm to impute missing values of datasets. The information provided by fuzzy clustering is used to update the imputed values through iterations. The performance of the IFC algorithm is examined by conducting experiments on three commonly used datasets and a case study on a city mobility database. Experimental results show that the IFC algorithm not only works well for datasets with a small number of missing values but also provides an effective imputation result for datasets where the proportion of missing data is high.

    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationIEEE International Conference on Fuzzy Systems, FUZZ-IEEE 2017
    EditorsHani Hagras , Francisco Herrera
    PublisherIEEE, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
    Pages1-6
    Number of pages6
    ISBN (Electronic)9781509060344
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 23 Aug 2017
    EventIEEE International Conference on Fuzzy Systems 2017 - Naples, Italy
    Duration: 9 Jul 201712 Jul 2017

    Conference

    ConferenceIEEE International Conference on Fuzzy Systems 2017
    Abbreviated titleFUZZ-IEEE 2017
    CountryItaly
    CityNaples
    Period9/07/1712/07/17

    Keywords

    • Fuzzy clustering
    • Iterative algorithm
    • Missing values
    • Multiple imputation

    Cite this

    Nikfalazar, S., Yeh, C. H., Bedingfield, S., & Khorshidi, H. A. (2017). A new iterative fuzzy clustering algorithm for multiple imputation of missing data. In H. Hagras , & F. Herrera (Eds.), IEEE International Conference on Fuzzy Systems, FUZZ-IEEE 2017 (pp. 1-6). [8015560] IEEE, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. https://doi.org/10.1109/FUZZ-IEEE.2017.8015560
    Nikfalazar, Sanaz ; Yeh, Chung Hsing ; Bedingfield, Susan ; Khorshidi, Hadi A. / A new iterative fuzzy clustering algorithm for multiple imputation of missing data. IEEE International Conference on Fuzzy Systems, FUZZ-IEEE 2017. editor / Hani Hagras ; Francisco Herrera . IEEE, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2017. pp. 1-6
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    Nikfalazar, S, Yeh, CH, Bedingfield, S & Khorshidi, HA 2017, A new iterative fuzzy clustering algorithm for multiple imputation of missing data. in H Hagras & F Herrera (eds), IEEE International Conference on Fuzzy Systems, FUZZ-IEEE 2017., 8015560, IEEE, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, pp. 1-6, IEEE International Conference on Fuzzy Systems 2017, Naples, Italy, 9/07/17. https://doi.org/10.1109/FUZZ-IEEE.2017.8015560

    A new iterative fuzzy clustering algorithm for multiple imputation of missing data. / Nikfalazar, Sanaz; Yeh, Chung Hsing; Bedingfield, Susan; Khorshidi, Hadi A.

    IEEE International Conference on Fuzzy Systems, FUZZ-IEEE 2017. ed. / Hani Hagras ; Francisco Herrera . IEEE, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2017. p. 1-6 8015560.

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    Nikfalazar S, Yeh CH, Bedingfield S, Khorshidi HA. A new iterative fuzzy clustering algorithm for multiple imputation of missing data. In Hagras H, Herrera F, editors, IEEE International Conference on Fuzzy Systems, FUZZ-IEEE 2017. IEEE, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. 2017. p. 1-6. 8015560 https://doi.org/10.1109/FUZZ-IEEE.2017.8015560