The Classification Society

Welcome to the home page of the Classification Society. In 2008, the Classification Society of North America (CSNA) reverted to its former name. The Classification Society is a nonprofit interdisciplinary and international organization whose purposes are to promote the scientific study of classification and clustering (including systematic methods of creating classifications from data), and to disseminate scientific and educational information related to its fields of interests. To learn more about the Classification Society, click here. or visit us on LinkedIn.

The regular ongoing activities of the Classification Society include our annual meetingjournalnewsletterdiscussions on the CLASS-L mailing listand the presentation of the annual Distinguished Dissertation Award for a PhD Dissertation.

Announcements from the Classification Society

  • The 2018 Classification Society Annual Meeting is being held between June 21 - 23, 2018 at Stony Brook University, New York, USA.
    - Registration is now open! To Register, click here.
  • The January 2018 CSNA Newsletter is now available! Click here.
  • The workshop on Model-Based Clustering and Classification (MBC2) is being held between September 5 - 6, 2018 at the Universita Di Catania, Catania, Italy.
    - For more information, see
  • Deadline for submissions for the AAAS Science and Human Rights Essay is April 30, 2018. Click here for more information.

The Classification Society is a non-profit organization. Contact information can be found here.

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