Parallel DBSCAN Clustering Algorithm Using Hadoop Map-reduce Framework for Spatial Data

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Maithri. C. 1,* Chandramouli H. 2

1. Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Kalpataru Institute of Technology, Tiptur, India

2. Department of Computer Science and Engineering, East Point College of Engineering and Technology, Bangalore, India

* Corresponding author.


Received: 10 Jul. 2022 / Revised: 14 Sep. 2022 / Accepted: 14 Oct. 2022 / Published: 8 Dec. 2022

Index Terms

Artificial Intelligence, Data mining, DBSCAN, Hadoop, Parallel Clustering


Data clustering is the first step for future applications of big data analysis. It is a driving model for Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning architectures. Processing large volumes of data in faster mode is a big challenge in these applications. which requires fast and efficient algorithms for handling big data. Parallel clustering algorithms are one promising design, which increases the speed of handling such big data. In this paper, a parallel algorithm for clustering a spatial dataset called the P-DBSCAN algorithm is implemented using Hadoop map-reduce framework. This research paper signifies the improvement for data clustering in data analytic applications. The new P-DBSCAN algorithm is executed over generated dataset. The result of this parallel algorithm is compared with existing DBSCAN algorithm to show improvement of runtime performance. This work offers an increase in the performance of execution time. In addition, the outcome of P-DBSCAN shows how to resolve the scalability problem of a large data set.

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Maithri. C., Chandramouli H., "Parallel DBSCAN Clustering Algorithm Using Hadoop Map-reduce Framework for Spatial Data", International Journal of Information Technology and Computer Science(IJITCS), Vol.14, No.6, pp.1-12, 2022. DOI:10.5815/ijitcs.2022.06.01


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