ERIC Number: EJ211931
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1979
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Identifying a Migration Effect in Complete-Link Hierarchical Clustering.
Hubert, Lawrence J.; Baker, Frank B.
Journal of Educational Statistics, v4 n1 p74-92 Spr 1979
Complete link hierarchical clustering is shown to be subject to a tendency to "migrate" away from what could be considered more adequate decompositions of the object set being considered. Several procedures are suggested for identifying the presence of migration and for helping evaluate its severity. (Author/CTM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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