chapter  10
A Survey of Stream Clustering Algorithms
ByCharu C. Aggarwal
Pages 28

In recent years, advances in hardware technology have allowed us to automatically record transactions and other pieces of information of everyday life at a rapid rate. Such processes generate huge amounts of online data which grow at an unlimited rate. These kinds of online data are referred to 232as data streams. The issues on management and analysis of data streams have been researched extensively in recent years because of their emerging, imminent, and broad applications [1].