[R] cluster - identify variables contributions to clusters of cases
maitra at iastate.edu
Fri Jul 27 14:23:20 CEST 2007
I am not sure this might help, but you are perhaps lookign at variable
selection. There is a 2006 JASA paper by Raftery and Dean which may
On Fri, 27 Jul 2007 17:32:02 +1000 <Alexander.Herr at csiro.au> wrote:
> Hi List,
> How would I go about best identifying the variables contributing most
> to the specific clusters?
> eg using either aglomerative or partitioning methods, but with mixed
> variables (ie including categorical) eg:
> factor(as.integer(runif(min=1, max=5,nrow(USArrests))))->t1
> agnes(test,metric="gower", method="ward")->test1
> ?where to go from here?
> Any hints appreciated
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