[R] Document clustering for R

Mulholland, Tom Tom.Mulholland at dpi.wa.gov.au
Tue Sep 13 02:40:59 CEST 2005

I searched the help for "cosine distance" and this was the first hit http://finzi.psych.upenn.edu/R/Rhelp02a/archive/3946.html

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> [mailto:r-help-bounces at stat.math.ethz.ch]On Behalf Of Raymond K Pon
> Sent: Tuesday, 13 September 2005 3:48 AM
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> Subject: [R] Document clustering for R
> I'm working on a project related to document clustering. I 
> know that R 
> has clustering algorithms such as clara, but only supports 
> two distance 
> metrics: euclidian and manhattan, which are not very useful for 
> clustering documents. I was wondering how easy it would be to 
> extend the 
> clustering package in R to support other distance metrics, such as 
> cosine distance, or if there was an API for custom distance metrics.
> Best regards,
> Raymond Pon
> pon3 at llnl.gov
> x43062
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