A holistic approach for resource-aware adaptive data stream mining

M. Gaber, P. Yu

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Mining data streams is a field of increasing interest due to the importance of its applications and dissemination of data stream sources. Most of the streaming techniques developed so far have not addressed the need for resource-aware computing in data stream analysis. The fact that streaming information is often generated or received onboard resource-constrained computational devices such as sensor nodes and mobile devices motivates the need for resource-awareness in data stream processing systems. In this paper, we propose a generic framework that enables resource-awareness in streaming computation using algorithm granularity settings in order to change the resource consumption patterns periodically. This generic framework is applied to a novel threshold-based micro-clustering algorithm to test its validity and feasibility. We have termed this algorithm as RA-Cluster. RA-Custer is the first data stream clustering algorithm that can adapt to the changing availability of different resources. The experimental results show the applicability of the framework and the algorithm in terms of resource-awareness and accuracy.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)95-115
Number of pages21
JournalNew Generation Computing
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2006


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