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Hierarchical Clustering

Produce nested sets of clusters

Hierarchical clustering groups data into a multilevel cluster tree or dendrogram. If your data is hierarchical, this technique can help you choose the level of clustering that is most appropriate for your application.


clusterConstruct agglomerative clusters from linkages
clusterdataConstruct agglomerative clusters from data
cophenetCophenetic correlation coefficient
inconsistentInconsistency coefficient
linkageAgglomerative hierarchical cluster tree
pdistPairwise distance between pairs of observations
squareformFormat distance matrix


Introduction to Cluster Analysis

Understand the basic types of cluster analysis.

Hierarchical Clustering

Group data into a multilevel hierarchy of clusters.