[R] Howto Compute Pairwise Similarity/Correlation Matrix from aData Frame

Dimitris Rizopoulos dimitris.rizopoulos at med.kuleuven.be
Wed Jun 18 09:39:54 CEST 2008

```try this:

mat.data <- data.matrix(data)
cor(t(mat.data))

I hope it helps.

Best,
Dimitris

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----- Original Message -----
From: "Gundala Viswanath" <gundalav at gmail.com>
To: <r-help at stat.math.ethz.ch>
Sent: Wednesday, June 18, 2008 8:55 AM
Subject: [R] Howto Compute Pairwise Similarity/Correlation Matrix from

> Hi,
>
> I have the following 5 vectors. I wish to compute
> the pairwise Pearson Correlation matrix with this data.frame.
> Is there a compact way to do it?
>
> At the end I hope to create a heatmap out of this correlation
> matrix.
>
> __BEGIN__
>> print(data)
>          V1      V2      V3      V4      V5      V6      V7      V8
> V9
> 1       42.3    53.2    76.4    78.8    83.6    91.3    92.2   105.8
> 109.6
> 2        6.8     9.7    12.7    13.1    14.6    16.3    17.2    17.9
> 18.1
> 3       10.6    21.5    34.4    38.2    38.8    50.0    60.7    64.0
> 64.3
> 4      215.3   227.4   227.7   245.0   257.2   260.0   269.8   287.3
> 340.2
> 5        4.1     4.2     4.6     6.4     6.8     6.9    16.9    17.6
> 23.3
>
> __END__
>
> Currently I am stuck in constructing the very matrix itself from
> double loop.
>
> __BEGIN__
> nofrow <- nrow(data)
>
> for (rwx in 1:nofrow) {
>   print(data[rwx,])
>   for (rwy in 1:nofrow) {
>      print(data[rwy,])
>
>       thecor <- cor(data[rwx,],data[rwy.], method="pearson")
>       # not sure how to proceed from here.
>   }
>
> }
> __END__
>
>
> - Gundala Viswanath
> Jakarta - Indonesia
>
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