[SciPy-user] cluster package

Robert Kern robert.kern at gmail.com
Thu Jun 8 13:32:46 CDT 2006


Alan G Isaac wrote:
> On Thu, 08 Jun 2006, Emanuele Olivetti apparently wrote: 
> 
>>You could use instead pycluster library: 
>>http://bonsai.ims.u-tokyo.ac.jp/~mdehoon/software/cluster/software.htm#pycluster 
> 
> It seems the license is SciPy compatible,
> and that it would be an obvious candidate for
> inclusion in SciPy ...

However, it includes the RANLIB library which (a) doesn't mesh well with the
other random number facilities in numpy and scipy and (b) is not commercially
redistributable.

  http://orion.math.iastate.edu/burkardt/c_src/ranlib/ranlib_intro.txt

Why nobody ever reads the RANLIB license is a mystery to me.

-- 
Robert Kern

"I have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma, a harmless enigma
 that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as though it had
 an underlying truth."
  -- Umberto Eco



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