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Jochen Siegele <jochen.siegele@web.de> |

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statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu |

Subject |
st: use of a distance matrix for cluster analysis in STATA |

Date |
Mon, 20 Jun 2005 11:01:25 +0200 |

Dear all, thanks a lot for your help and comments. We have a relatively small number of objects, around 20. Hence the raw data matrix is a 1.4 mio x 20 matrix with binary data. By an external programme we have calculated a 20x20 distance matrix. After importing the 20x20 distance matrix into STATA, STATA seems to interpret the imported matrix as raw data matrix and not as a distance matrix. Hence STATA seems to calculate a further distance matrix based on the important distance matrix and does not seem be able to accept the imported matrix as a distance matrix. Is there any possibility telling STATA that the imported matrix is a distance matrix and not a raw data matrix? We use STATA 8.1 for our calculations. Thanks a lot for any help. Jochen Siegele * * For searches and help try: * http://www.stata.com/support/faqs/res/findit.html * http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/

**Follow-Ups**:**Re: st: use of a distance matrix for cluster analysis in STATA***From:*James Muller <james.muller@internode.on.net>

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