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I'm attempting to use the K-Centroids Diagnostics output results w/ K-Centroid Cluster Analysis Tool. However, I don't know how to interpret the Diagnostic results (i.e. K-Means Cluster Assessment Report) and use them to perform the Cluster Analysis.
What I'm confused about...
What should I do with the Diagnostic output results (i.e. K-Means Cluster Assessment Report)?
Are K-Centroid Diagnostics recommended as best practice before using K-Centroids Cluster Analysis Tool?
By the way, I did read the Alteryx published 'K-Centroids Diagnostics Tool' overview but still trying to understand its use at the basic level.
Below are the Diagnostics output results (i.e. K-Means Cluster Assessment Report):
To answer your question, the K-Centroids Diagnostics tool can be used to determine the most appropriate number of clusters for your dataset. The interpretation of the report can be a little subjective but it helps you to narrow down the choices before configuring the number of clusters in the K-Centroids Cluster Analysis tool.