The som package

[Tags: bsd3, library]

A Kohonen Self-organising Map (SOM) maps input patterns onto a regular grid (usually two-dimensional) where each node in the grid is a model of the input data, and does so using a method which ensures that any topological relationships within the input data are also represented in the grid. This implementation supports the use of non-numeric patterns.

In layman's terms, a SOM can be useful when you you want to discover the underlying structure of some data.

The userguide is available at

NOTE: Version 3.0 changed the order of parameters for many functions. This makes it easier for the user to write mapping and folding operations.


Versions1.0, 2.0, 3.0, 3.1, 4.0, 4.1, 4.2, 5.0, 5.1, 6.4, 6.5.1, 7.0.0, 7.0.1, 7.2.0, 7.2.1, 7.2.2, 7.2.3, 7.2.4, 7.3.0, 7.3.1, 7.4.0, 7.4.1, 7.5.0, 8.0.0, 8.0.1
Dependenciesbase (==4.*), base-unicode-symbols (==0.2.*), binary (==0.5.*), containers (==0.4.2.* || ==0.5.*), grid (==4.*), MonadRandom (==0.1.*)
Copyright(c) Amy de Buitléir 2010-2012
AuthorAmy de Buitléir
UploadedTue Mar 19 13:03:55 UTC 2013 by AmyDeBuitleir
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