Outlines a set of techniques that enable a researcher to discuss the 'hidden structure' of large data bases. These techniques use proximities, measures which indicate how similar or different objects are, to find a configuration of points which reflects the structure in the data.
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Author Biography - Joseph B. Kruskal
Interests, Activities, Kudos multidimensional scaling minimum spanning trees clustering statistical linguistics Past President of the Psychometric Society Past President of the Classification Society of North America Fellow of ASA Fellow of AAAS