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scipy.cluster.hierarchy.single

scipy.cluster.hierarchy.single(y)[source]

Perform single/min/nearest linkage on the condensed distance matrix y.

Parameters:
y : ndarray

The upper triangular of the distance matrix. The result of pdist is returned in this form.

Returns:
Z : ndarray

The linkage matrix.

See also

linkage
for advanced creation of hierarchical clusterings.
scipy.spatial.distance.pdist
pairwise distance metrics

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