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PtLess - Prototype-less Fuzzy Clustering

Download (660 kb) GNU/Linux executables (253 kb) Windows console executables (268 kb) C sources, package version 2.1 (2014.10.24)
ptless.tar.gz (232 kb)

Note: The table package contains some auxiliary programs for preprocessing the data files.


PtLess is a set of programs to do prototype-less fuzzy clustering, that is, the clustering result is described only by a fuzzy partition matrix, but there are no prototypes to describe the clusters. For GNU/Linux there is also a viewer that visualizes the clustering result.

PtLView screenshot

If you have trouble executing the programs on Microsoft Windows, check whether you have the Microsoft Visual C++ Redistributable for Visual Studio 2022 (see under "Other Tools and Frameworks") installed, as the programs were compiled with Microsoft Visual Studio 2022.

A description of the ideas underlying this approach can be found in the following papers: