[SciPy-user] SOM in scipy.cluster

Matthieu Brucher matthieu.brucher@gmail....
Thu Aug 14 09:29:33 CDT 2008


Hi,

SOM were supposed to be included in scikits.learn, weren't they ? (as
scipy.cluster is in scipy only for historical reasons)

Matthieu

2008/8/13 Robert Kern <robert.kern@gmail.com>:
> 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.
>
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> Robert Kern
>
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