Was this page helpful?
Your feedback about this content is important. Let us know what you think.
Additional feedback?
1500 characters remaining
Export (0) Print
Expand All

DiscretizationMethod Enumeration

 

Applies To: SQL Server 2016 Preview

Defines how a continuous range of values is converted into a discrete, or fixed, number of values.

Namespace:   Microsoft.AnalysisServices
Assembly:  Microsoft.AnalysisServices (in Microsoft.AnalysisServices.dll)

[GuidAttribute("0F483045-46CE-4e4f-82F4-2184B051D7B6")]
public enum DiscretizationMethod

Member nameDescription
Automatic

Chooses best grouping technique among EqualArea, Clusters, and Threshold methods.

Clusters

Finds buckets by performing single-dimensional clustering on the input values by using the K-Means algorithm.

EqualAreas

Specifies that when the distribution of continuous values is plotted as a curve, the areas under the curve covered by each bucket range are equal.

None

No grouping is requested.

Thresholds

Specifies that when the distribution of continuous values is plotted as a curve, buckets are be created based on the inflection points (where gradient changes direction) in their distribution curve

UserDefined

Specifies that the user can define a custom grouping of the members

New: 17 July 2006

Return to top

Community Additions

Show:
© 2015 Microsoft