Re: [R] Cluster Analysis - Number of Clusters

From: P. Olsson <olsson1_at_gmail.com>
Date: Tue 07 Feb 2006 - 00:04:16 EST

Have you checked the amap package? It has been updated just recently and if I am not wrong there is a method which indicates the best number of k groups for your data.

Best wishes,
P. Olsson

2006/2/5, John Janmaat <john.janmaat@acadiau.ca>:
>
> Hello,
>
> I'm playing around with cluster analysis, and am looking for methods to
> select the number of clusters. I am aware of methods based on a 'pseudo
> F' or a 'pseudo T^2'. Are there packages in R that will generate these
> statistics, and/or other statistics to aid in cluster number selection?
>
> Thanks,
>
> John.
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