[R-sig-Geo] spatial clusters

dorina.lazar dorina.lazar at econ.ubbcluj.ro
Thu Dec 16 08:06:33 CET 2010

Dear all,

I try to use SKATER algorithm (from package spdep) to classify the
countries in clusters taking account of the geographical position and from
macroeconomic indicators.

How to create a shapefile including my data about some socio-demographic
indicators (7),  for about 30 countries around the world (to be read with

Would be useful to suggest some good introductory lectures in spatial
statistics (links or books).  

Thanks you for your help.

PS. Roger, Georg,  thanks a lot for your suggestions.

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