clust.dist: Computes distances on a data matrix

Description Usage Arguments Details Value Author(s) See Also

View source: R/clustering.R

Description

Computes distances between the columns of an expression matrix using the specified distance measure.

Usage

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clust.dist(mat, meth.dis="euclidean")

Arguments

mat

Expression matrix, genes on rows and samples on columns

meth.dis

Character string specifying the distance measure to be used. This must be one of 'euclidean', 'manhattan', 'pearson', 'pearsonabs', 'spearman', 'spearmanabs', 'jaccard', 'dice'

Details

Available distance measures are (written for two vectors x and y):

Value

A distance matrix.

Author(s)

Nicolas Servant, Eleonore Gravier, Pierre Gestraud, Cecile Laurent, Caroline Paccard, Anne Biton, Jonas Mandel, Bernard Asselain, Emmanuel Barillot, Philippe Hupe

See Also

jaccard,dice,daisy


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