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st: RE: About Cluster Analysis
> Can anyone direct me to a few articles or a book that takes a
> view of the methods in Cluster Analysis. It seems to me it is derived
> from the older form of positioning persons using Q sorts. Is this
I haven't heard of this method. But cluster analysis has many
roots, both inside and outside statistics in the narrow sense.
> and if it is, what are the methodological problems in
> the use of Clustering methods?
No doubt some-one could write a book about this.
One classic survey, still worth reading, is
the paper by Cormack in Journal, Royal Statistical Society
A 134: 321-367 1971.
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