[R] high memory allocation

Andrew C. Ward s195404 at student.uq.edu.au
Sun Aug 10 23:52:46 CEST 2003

Dear Georg,

You may prefer to try clara() which uses less memory than
the other cluster routines (and stands for "clustering 
large applications"). The documentation for clara() says
that all variables must be numeric, which could be a
problem if you have nominal or ordinal variables.


Andrew C. Ward

CAPE Centre
Department of Chemical Engineering
The University of Queensland
Brisbane Qld 4072 Australia
andreww at cheque.uq.edu.au

Quoting gowuban <gowuban at web.de>:

> Hello,
> I have trouble with my cluster analysis using package
> "cluster". "diana" and "agnes" both seem to try to
> allocate memory directly, so I can not use virtual memory
> of my Windows2000 operation system.
> I do have 320 MB of memory. But they claim about 600 MB.
> Do I have a chance to do the analysis with my amount of
> memory. 
> Thanks for all comments, I did not find a way yet.
> Regards
> Georg
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