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I didn't see that article because my 2001 Journal of Classification 
issues were sent to be sanitized after we had the anthrax scare at work 
and were never returned.

This is obviously an approach to try.

Art

J. Douglas Carroll wrote:
> K-modes clustering was originally developed by Anil Chaturvedi, Paul 
> Green and me in 1994, but, for various reasons, not published until 
> 2001.  K-modes indeed is the optimal procedure to use for the problem 
> of clustering categorical data you describe.  The reference for our 
> paper is:
>
> Chaturvedi, A.D.,  Green, P.E. & Carroll, J.D. (2001).  K-modes 
> clustering.  /Journal of Classification,/ 18, 35-56.
>
> Doug Carroll
>
> At 09:39 AM 2/4/2008, Arnaud Trollé wrote:
>> Hello,
>>  
>> I'd like to cluster categorical data (3 categories) by means of a 
>> partitioning
>> method; I'm quite a beginner in that field and I would need to be 
>> enlightened.
>> From a bibliographic review I carried out about that topic, it 
>> appeared to me
>> that a method is often used :the k-modes method. From her/his 
>> experience,
>> could anyone confirm or deny that it is the case ? If denied, which 
>> method
>> could be more "powerful" ?
>>
>> Thanks in advance.
>>
>> Best Regards.
>> Arnaud.
>> PhD Student in Acoustics.
>> Lyon, France.
>>
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