[R] weighting variables using Gower with DAISY

David L Carlson dcarlson at tamu.edu
Mon Oct 15 19:39:38 CEST 2012

That is the way I read the help file for function daisy() in package
cluster, but you might want to contact the package maintainer with your

Martin Maechler <maechler at stat.math.ethz.ch>

David L Carlson
Associate Professor of Anthropology
Texas A&M University
College Station, TX 77843-4352

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> Subject: [R] weighting variables using Gower with DAISY
> Hello,
> I am running DAISY in R and using the GOWER metric since I am working
> with
> mixed variables. I am wondering if there is a way to weight the
> different
> variables. I see that there is a weight value for Gower but do not know
> if
> this is how to weight the diffrent variables with different weighting
> values. Please advise if there is a way to weight the different
> variables.
> Thank you.
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