Hello all,



Do any of you know of a good review paper/article that discusses cluster
analysis/cluster validation as well as other clustering approaches like MDS?



Thanks



Henry





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From: Classification, clustering, and phylogeny estimation
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Sent: Monday, March 22, 2004 8:23 PM
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You might find more responses to such questions on the morphometrics list
server. For information about joining this list see
http://life.bio.sunysb.edu/morph/morphmet.html. You might also find this
website useful has it has links to many resources for the study of shape
variation.

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F. James Rohlf
State University of New York, Stony Brook, NY 11794-5245
www: http://life.bio.sunysb.edu/ee/rohlf

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From: Classification, clustering, and phylogeny estimation
[mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Angelique Augereau
Sent: Wednesday, March 17, 2004 6:23 PM
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Subject: Question about cluster analysis techniques

Hi,



I have human body scan data on 4 parts of the body: waist, upper hip, high
hip and lower hip.  I am trying to find a way to classify human bodies into
different "types" based on the 4 measures.  E.g. straight body, pear shape,
etc.



Can you please tell me what kinds of techniques would be appropriate for
this kind of analysis?  I am working with Mathematica.



Thanks!