Luca I.G. Toldo wrote:
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I agree fully with all the comments
previously reported on the challenging topic you raised.
You might want to have a look at the
- Rand index (implemented in "R"
http://www.r-project.org/ , in the package e1071 subroutine
J.~Cohen. A coefficient of agreement for nominal
scales. Educational and Psychological Measurement, 20,37-46, 1960.
Lawrence Hubert and Phipps Arabie. Comparing partitions. Journal of
Classification, 2, 193-218, 1985.
- Linear measure of cluster quality
Mather L.A. JOURNAL
OF THE AMERICAN SOCIETY FOR INFORMATION SCIENCE. 51(7):602-613,2000
- amendment of the above paper
Toldo L, JOURNAL
OF THE AMERICAN SOCIETY FOR INFORMATION SCIENCE AND
-Java implementation of the linear measure of
Toldo L, Cluster Validity Abstract # 83 Third
International Meeting on Microarray Data Standards, Annotations,
Ontologies and Databases March 29-31, 2001, Stanford University
simply email me if you want a copy of the Java
implementation of the LAMCQ algorithm.
It appears that my mail filtering system decided that postings from
that list were SPAM and I missed the whole discussion :(
Rand index (implemented by
classAgreement() in R) is exactly
what I need.
Unfortunately, because of the stupid mail filter I discovered it after
already implemented one myself...