E- the type of objects being clustered
public interface HierarchicalClusterer<E> extends Clusterer<E>
HierarchicalClustererinterface defines a means of clustering a set of objects into a hierarchy of clusters.
Dendrogram is used to represent the results of
a hierarchical clustering. From a dendrogram, it is possible to
retrieve clusterings as sets of sets as defined in the
Clusterer. These clusterings may be
retrieved by requiring clusters to have elements within a given
distance, or by taking the best
k clusters. See the
Dendrogram class documentation for more information, as
well as the hieararchical clusterer implementations, which explain
how they implement
Clusterer in terms of
|Modifier and Type||Method and Description|
Return the dendrogram representing the complete hierarchical clustering of the specified elements.
Dendrogram<E> hierarchicalCluster(Set<? extends E> elements)
elements- Set of elements to cluster.