Accession Number : AD0665006

Title :   ON THE NUMERICAL CLASSIFICATION OF NOMINAL DATA.

Descriptive Note : Research rept.,

Corporate Author : CARNEGIE-MELLON UNIV PITTSBURGH PA MANAGEMENT SCIENCES RESEARCH GROUP

Personal Author(s) : Majone,Giandomenico ; Sanday,Peggy R.

Report Date : JAN 1968

Pagination or Media Count : 35

Abstract : A method of classification of qualitative data, based on a non-Euclidean metric, is proposed here. A set-theoretic formulation of some taxonomic problems is given. Relations to general problems of numerical taxonomy are discussed. The method is applied to the analysis of anthropoligical data. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*ANTHROPOLOGY, *FACTOR ANALYSIS), SET THEORY, VECTOR SPACES, CORRELATION TECHNIQUES, MATHEMATICAL MODELS, MEASURE THEORY, DECISION MAKING

Subject Categories : Biology
      Operations Research

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE