A state-of-the-art survey on semantic similarity for document clustering using GloVe and density-based algorithms

Shapol M. Mohammed, Karwan Jacksi, Subhi R. M. Zeebaree


Semantic similarity is the process of identifying relevant data semantically. The traditional way of identifying document similarity is by using synonymous keywords and syntactician. In comparison, semantic similarity is to find similar data using meaning of words and semantics. Clustering is a concept of grouping objects that have the same features and properties as a cluster and separate from those objects that have different features and properties. In semantic document clustering, documents are clustered using semantic similarity techniques with similarity measurements. One of the common techniques to cluster documents is the density-based clustering algorithms using the density of data points as a main strategic to measure the similarity between them. In this paper, a state-of-the-art survey is presented to analyze the density-based algorithms for clustering documents. Furthermore, the similarity and evaluation measures are investigated with the selected algorithms to grasp the common ones. The delivered review revealed that the most used density-based algorithms in document clustering are DBSCAN and DPC. The most effective similarity measurement has been used with density-based algorithms, specifically DBSCAN and DPC, is Cosine similarity with F-measure for performance and accuracy evaluation.


Similarity Measurement; Evaluation Measurement; DBSCAN; Density-based algorithm; DPC GloVe word embedding

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DOI: http://doi.org/10.11591/ijeecs.v22.i1.pp552-562


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