Re: [R] DOING CLUSTERING WITH THE EM ALGORITHM

From: Sundar Dorai-Raj <sundar.dorai-raj_at_pdf.com>
Date: Wed 25 May 2005 - 18:13:46 EST

Dominique Emmanuel wrote:
> Hello,
>
> I am looking for documentation (PDF ?) about doing clustering with the EM Algorithm on R... I'm sorry for this question which may be trivial...
>
> Thanks...
>
> Dominique
>

Your question is a bit vague, but the mclust package might be what you're looking for. From ?Mclust:

      Clustering via EM initialized by hierarchical clustering for
      parameterized Gaussian mixture models. The number of clusters and
      the clustering model is chosen to maximize the BIC.

HTH, --sundar



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