[SciPy-user] SOM in scipy.cluster

Robert Kern robert.kern@gmail....
Wed Aug 13 15:11:55 CDT 2008


On Wed, Aug 13, 2008 at 10:31, Eric Bruning <eric@deeplycloudy.com> wrote:
> Greetings,
>
> I'm considering using self-organizing maps for mining some lightning
> data, and info.py in scipy.cluster mentions that implementation of
> self-organizing maps is under development. I've found a few examples
> written in python around the web, but none that are likely to be
> efficient enough for my use.
>
> Is there still interest in including SOM in scipy? I'd be happy to
> coordinate on a contribution if nothing else is under way.

Sure! My colleague Corran Webster was thinking about doing some SOM
stuff for scipy, too, so you two should talk.

-- 
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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