Archetypal Analysis

The main function archetypes implements a framework for archetypal analysis supporting arbitrary problem solving mechanisms for the different conceptual parts of the algorithm.


Changes in archetypes version 2.2-0

o Added simplex plot with examples and reference.

o Updated weighted and robust archetypes reference.

Changes in archetypes version 2.1-2

o Moved vignette to 'vignettes' directory.

o Fixed R CMD --as-cran warnings/notes.

Changes in archetypes version 2.1-1

o Fixed bug in movieplot2.

o Added extended simplex projection 'tspsimplex_projection' (based on TSP) for archetypal maps.

Changes in archetypes version 2.1-0

o Roxygen2-ified; added the Build-dep field to the DESCRIPTION file.

o Added [email protected] field to the DESCRIPTION file.

o Removed deprecated functions.

o Cleaned vignette 'archetypes.Rnw' and 'inst/doc' folder.

o Added predict function for 'original' archetypes.

o Added archetypal maps; based on code by Friedrich Leisch.

Changes in archetypes version 2.0-2

o Added analysis of the simulation study for robust archetypes as demo.

Changes in archetypes version 2.0-1

o 'no.scalefn' returns an empty matrix if 'zs' is null.

o 'xyplot.weightedArchetypes' displays the main diagonal if 'weights' is a matrix.

o Technical report on robust and weighted archetypes is cited.

Changes in archetypes version 2.0-0

o Cleaned up interface; see '?archetypes-deprecated' and '?archetypes-generics'.

o Added weighted and robust archetypes; see 'demo(robust-toy)' and 'demo(robust-ozone)'.

o Added 'memento' environment to save internal states.

o Added panorama plot; see '?panorama.archetypes'

o Improved 'barplot.archetypes'.

Reference manual

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2.2-0.1 by Manuel J. A. Eugster, 3 years ago

Browse source code at

Authors: Manuel J. A. Eugster [aut, cre] , Friedrich Leisch [aut] , Sohan Seth [ctb]

Documentation:   PDF Manual  

GPL (>= 2) license

Depends on methods, stats, modeltools, nnls

Suggests MASS, vcd, mlbench, ggplot2, TSP

Imported by Anthropometry, adamethods.

Suggested by SportsAnalytics.

See at CRAN