[R] Cluster prediction from factor/numeric datasets
sbearer at TNC.ORG
Mon Jul 23 19:38:37 CEST 2007
I have a dataset with numeric and factor columns of data which I developed a
Gower Dissimilarity Matrix for (Daisy) and used Agglomerative Nesting
(Agnes) to develop 20 clusters.
I would like to use the 20 clusters to determine cluster membership for a
new dataset (using predict) but cannot find a way to do this (no way to
"predict" in the cluster package).
I know I can use "predict" in cclust, kcca, and flexclust- but these
algorithms do not permit factor data or use a Gower dissimilarity matrix, so
are unusable to me.
Thanks in advance,
Scott Bearer, Ph.D.
The Nature Conservancy
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220 West Fourth Street, 3rd Floor
Williamsport, PA 17701
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