[R] mva - kmeans (repetitive requests)

Athula Herath Athula.Herath at ogs.co.uk
Mon Dec 18 14:49:45 CET 2000


Many thanks to Prof. Ripley for pointing out:

Prof Brian Ripley wrote:

> > Date: Mon, 18 Dec 2000 13:08:20 +0000
> > From: Athula Herath <Athula.Herath at ogs.co.uk>
> >
> >
> > Hi All,
> >
> > Should I get two different results if I were to repeat the kmeans
> > clustering on the same data set?
> [Using kmeans(iris[1:4],5,20)]
> Yes.  It starts with a random sample from the dataset.

This explains (and I should've looked at help(kmeans) carefully)



The information transmitted by this email is private and
confidential and is intended for the use of the intended 
recipients specified therein.
If you are neither an intended recipient nor an employee
or agent responsible for delivery to an intended recipient,
you should be aware that any dissemination, distribution
or copying of this communication is strictly prohibited.
If you have received this communication in error, please
notify us immediately.
r-help mailing list -- Read http://www.ci.tuwien.ac.at/~hornik/R/R-FAQ.html
Send "info", "help", or "[un]subscribe"
(in the "body", not the subject !)  To: r-help-request at stat.math.ethz.ch

More information about the R-help mailing list