Re: [R] Finding distance matrix for categorical data

From: Joris Meys <jorismeys_at_gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 10 Jun 2010 19:02:46 +0200

see ?daisy in the library cluster

Cheers
Joris

On Thu, Jun 10, 2010 at 6:12 PM, kapil mahant <kapil_mahant_at_yahoo.com> wrote:
> All,
>
> How can we find a distance matrix for categorical data
>
> ie.  given a csv below
>
>                   var1         var2    var3    var4
> element1-1   yes            x         a         k
> element1-2   no             y         b         l
> element1-3   maybe       y         c          m
>
> how can i compute the distance matrix between all the elements
>
> Actually i need it to create clusters on top of it
>
> Thanks & Regards
> Kapil
>
>
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