# The som package

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 https://github.com/mhwombat/som/wiki.

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.

## Properties

Versions | 1.0, 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, 8.0.2, 8.0.3, 8.0.4, 8.0.5, 8.0.6, 8.1.1, 8.2.1, 8.2.2, 8.2.3, 9.0 |
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Dependencies | base (==4.*), base-unicode-symbols (==0.2.*), binary (==0.5.*), containers (==0.4.2.* || ==0.5.*), grid (==4.*), MonadRandom (==0.1.*) [details] |

License | BSD3 |

Copyright | (c) Amy de Buitléir 2010-2012 |

Author | Amy de Buitléir |

Maintainer | amy@nualeargais.ie |

Stability | experimental |

Category | Math |

Uploaded | Wed Mar 20 12:11:11 UTC 2013 by AmyDeBuitleir |

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Downloads | 4358 total (67 in the last 30 days) |

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## Downloads

- som-3.1.tar.gz [browse] (Cabal source package)
- Package description (included in the package)