Implements Measures for the Comparison of Two Partitions

Provides several measures ((dis)similarity, distance/metric, correlation, entropy) for comparing two partitions of the same set of objects. The different measures can be assigned to three different classes: Pair comparison (containing the famous Jaccard and Rand indices), set based, and information theory based. Many of the implemented measures can be found in Albatineh AN, Niewiadomska-Bugaj M and Mihalko D (2006) and Meila M (2007) . Partitions are represented by vectors of class labels which allow a straightforward integration with existing clustering algorithms (e.g. kmeans()). The package is mostly based on the S4 object system.


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install.packages("partitionComparison")

0.2.5 by Fabian Ball, a month ago


https://github.com/KIT-IISM-EM/partitionComparison


Report a bug at https://github.com/KIT-IISM-EM/partitionComparison/issues


Browse source code at https://github.com/cran/partitionComparison


Authors: Fabian Ball [aut, cre, cph, ctb] , Andreas Geyer-Schulz [cph]


Documentation:   PDF Manual  


MIT + file LICENSE license


Imports methods, Rdpack, lpSolve

Suggests testthat


See at CRAN