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The R Package HCV for Hierarchical Clustering from Vertex-links

@inproceedings{Tzeng2022TheRP,
  title={The R Package HCV for Hierarchical Clustering from Vertex-links},
  author={Shengli Tzeng and Hao-Yun Hsu},
  year={2022}
}
The HCV package implements the hierarchical clustering for spatial data. It requires clustering results not only homogeneous in non-geographical features among samples but also geographically close to each other within a cluster. We modified typically used hierarchical agglomerative clustering algorithms to introduce the spatial homogeneity, by considering geographical locations as vertices and converting spatial adjacency into whether a shared edge exists between a pair of vertices. The main… 

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