select_linkage: Cluster algorithm selection and validation

Description Usage Arguments Value References Examples

View source: R/clustering.algorithm.R

Description

This function contrasts different hierarchical clustering algorithms on the phylogenetic beta diversity matrix for degree of data distortion using Sokal & Rohlf’s (1962) cophenetic correlation coefficient.

Usage

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Arguments

x

a numeric matrix, data frame or "dist" object.

Value

References

Sokal, R.R. & Rohlf, F.J. (1962) The comparison of dendrograms by objective methods. Taxon 11: 33–40.

Examples

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data(africa)
tree <- africa$phylo
bc <- beta_diss(africa$comm)
y <- select_linkage(bc[[1]])
barplot(y, horiz = TRUE, las = 1)

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