[R] cluster analysis

Murray Jorgensen maj at stats.waikato.ac.nz
Mon Aug 11 12:24:09 CEST 2003

Mahalonobis distance depends on having models for the "clusters" sharing a
common dispersion structure. Are you sure that you mean cluster analysis
and not discriminant analysis. That is, do you have a "training sample"
that is already classified into classes?

Murray Jorgensen

At 17:37 11/08/2003 +0900, HIRAOKA Yuichiro wrote:
>I'like to do cluster analysis by using mahalanobis distance.
>Could you tell me how to do?
>R-help at stat.math.ethz.ch mailing list
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