[R] clusters centroid and distances
Bruno L. Giordano
bruno.giordano at music.mcgill.ca
Sat Apr 1 01:25:57 CEST 2006
I would need to know if the centroid of a cluster, whose coordinates are the
average of the coordinates of the points in the cluster,
is also the point that minimizes the sum of its distances from all the
points in the cluster.
If so, where could I find a proof?
Since I understand this question is not directly connected to R, I would
greatly appreciate if someone could just point me to a more appropriate
Bruno L. Giordano, Ph.D.
Schulich School of Music, McGill University
555 Sherbrooke Street West
Montréal, QC H3A 1E3
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