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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

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