concordance: Concordance between two classifications

Description Usage Arguments Details Value Author(s) References See Also

View source: R/concordance.R

Description

Computes an index to compare two classifications.

Usage

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concordance(x, y, method="adjustedRand",...)

Arguments

x,y

Classification vector or membership matrix. Alternatively, objects of type vegclust or vegclass.

method

A string vector to indicate the desired indices (see details).

...

Additional parameters for function defuzzify, which will be called if x or y are of type matrix, vegclust or vegclass.

Details

Several indices for comparison of partitions are available:

Value

A numeric vector with the desired index values.

Author(s)

Miquel De Cáceres, Forest Science Center of Catalonia

References

Hubert, L. & Arabie, P. (1985). Comparing partitions. Journal of Classification, 2, 193–218.

Pinto, F.R., Melo-Cristino, J. & Ramirez, M. (2008). A confidence interval for the wallace coefficient of concordance and its application to microbial typing methods. PLoS ONE, 3.

Rand, W.M. (1971). Objective Criteria for the Evaluation of Clustering Methods. Journal of the American Statistical Association, 66, 846–850.

Wallace, D.L. (1983). A method for comparing two hierarchical clusterings: Comment. Journal of the American Statistical Association, 78, 569–576.

See Also

vegclust, vegclass, defuzzify, adjustedRandIndex


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