publication . Conference object . 2011

Image segmentation with cyclic load balanced parallel Fuzzy C - Means cluster analysis

Mogana Vadiveloo; Rosni Abdullah; Mandava Rajeswari; Ahmad Adel Abu-Shareha;
  • Published: 04 Aug 2011
  • Publisher: IEEE
This paper proposes a cyclic load balancing strategy to parallel Fuzzy C-Means cluster analysis algorithm. The problem is to minimize the total time cost and maximize the parallel processing efficiency when a subset of clusters is distributed over a set of processors cores on shared memory architecture. The parallel Fuzzy C - Means (FCM) cluster analysis algorithm is composed by two distinct parts. The two distinct parts are; first: the cluster analysis whereby using the FCM algorithm to calculate the cluster centers and second: the evaluation of the subset of clusters whereby using the cluster validity functions to produce the result of the optimal cluster. The...
ACM Computing Classification System: ComputingMethodologies_PATTERNRECOGNITION
free text keywords: Algorithm design, Load balancing (computing), Parallel computing, Cluster (physics), Fuzzy set, Speedup, Computer science, Fuzzy logic, Parallel algorithm, Cluster analysis
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