Date: Tue, 8 Sep 2009 15:07:51 -0400
Reply-To: oloolo <dynamicpanel@YAHOO.COM>
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From: oloolo <dynamicpanel@YAHOO.COM>
Subject: Re: Cluster Analysis with both characteristic and numeric
as long as you can define the distance based on your char variables, you
can do clustering, either hierachical or k-means, but you have to define
the distance first
On Tue, 8 Sep 2009 13:32:18 -0400, Sarah Deng <sarahflyblue@GMAIL.COM>
>I would greatly appreciate it if anyone can help me with this question. I
>want to find out how to use any Cluster Analysis Procedure (i.e., Proc
>Cluster) to cluster data with both characteristic and numeric variables. I
>thought Proc Cluster can only work on numeric variables, how can I use it
>for both types of variables?
>Greatly appreciate it!