[R] Multidimensional scaling

A.J. Rossini rossini at blindglobe.net
Sat Apr 20 00:56:34 CEST 2002

>>>>> "john" == John Miyamoto <jmiyamot at u.washington.edu> writes:

    john> A student of mine wants to use R to do some nonmetric multidimensional
    john> scaling.  According to the R FAQ, there's a package called pcurve that
    john> computes multidimensional scaling solutions, but I was not able to locate
    john> it the contrib page (I am a Windows user with R version 1.4.1).  Can
    john> anyone tell me whether it is possible to do nonmetric multidimensional
    john> scaling with R, and if so, how?

I thought there was one in MASS?

isoMDS(MASS)            Kruskal's Non-metric Multidimensional Scaling
cmdscale(mva)           Classical (Metric) Multidimensional Scaling

(see CRAN for the libraries).


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