Chapter 2. Proximity Measures

  1. Rui Xu and
  2. Donald C. Wunsch II

Published Online: 7 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470382776.ch2

Clustering

Clustering

How to Cite

Xu, R. and Wunsch, D. C. (2008) Proximity Measures, in Clustering, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470382776.ch2

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 7 FEB 2008
  2. Published Print: 9 OCT 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470276808

Online ISBN: 9780470382776

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Keywords:

  • clusters and data objects;
  • feature types and measurement levels;
  • proximity measure definition

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Feature Types and Measurement Levels

  • Definition of Proximity Measures

  • Proximity Measures for Continuous Variables

  • Proximity Measures for Discrete Variables

  • Proximity Measures for Mixed Variables

  • Summary