Chapter 10. Hierarchical and Pyramidal Clustering

  1. Edwin Diday3 and
  2. Monique Noirhomme-Fraiture4
  1. Paula Brito1 and
  2. Francisco de A. T. de Carvalho2

Published Online: 28 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470723562.ch10

Symbolic Data Analysis and the SODAS Software

Symbolic Data Analysis and the SODAS Software

How to Cite

Brito, P. and Carvalho, F. d. A. T. d. (2008) Hierarchical and Pyramidal Clustering, in Symbolic Data Analysis and the SODAS Software (eds E. Diday and M. Noirhomme-Fraiture), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470723562.ch10

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Université Paris IX-Dauphine, LISE-CEREMADE, Place du Marechal de Lattre de Tassigny, Paris Cedex 16, France F-75775

  2. 4

    Facultés Universitaires Notre-Dame de la Paix, Faculté d'Informatique, Rue Grandgagnage, 21, Namur, Belgium, B-5000

Author Information

  1. 1

    Faculdade de Economia do Porto, LIACC, Rua Dr. Roberto Frias, Porto, Portugal, P-4200-464

  2. 2

    Universade Federale de Pernambuco, Centro de Informatica, Av. Prof. Luis Freire s/n - Citade Universitaria, Recife-PE, Brazil, 50740-540

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 18 JAN 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470018835

Online ISBN: 9780470723562

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Keywords:

  • hierarchical clustering model;
  • pyramidal clustering;
  • hierarchical and pyramidal models;
  • divisive and agglomerative algorithms;
  • similarity and dissimilarity measures;
  • single-linkage method;
  • non-disjoint classes;
  • Interval-valued variables;
  • Categorical single and categorical multi-valued variables;
  • constrained probabilistic data

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Symbolic hierarchical and pyramidal clustering: the basic method

  • Symbolic clustering in the presence of rules

  • Postprocessing

  • Hierarchical and pyramidal clustering with the SODAS software

  • Example: cultural survey data

  • References