[R] Transform distance constraints into a 2D-map

From: Emmanuel Levy <emmanuel.levy_at_gmail.com>
Date: Thu 05 Apr 2007 - 13:05:29 GMT


Dear all,

Could you please point me out to a function or set of functions that would allow me to
optimize positions on the 2D map of points for which I are distance contrainted?

for example, if I have:

    a b c

a 0.0 0.5 0.7
b 0.5 0.0 0.3
c 0.7 0.3 0.0

I would like to obtain (x,y) coordinates to plot A,B,C so that the distance constraints are satisfied. i.e. a is 0.5 far from b, and o.7 far from c. etc ...

Many thanks for your help,

Best,

Emmanuel



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