|Date: ||Wed, 2 Jul 2008 12:02:09 -0400|
|Sender: ||"SPSSX(r) Discussion" <SPSSX-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>|
|From: ||Art Kendall <Art@DrKendall.org>|
|Organization: ||Social Research Consultants|
|Subject: ||Re: Looping by index from variable contents|
|Content-type: ||text/plain; charset=ISO-8859-1; format=flowed|
Are you looking for a TREE or for hierarchical clustering?
Social Research Consultants
Gene Maguin wrote:
> Yesterday, Frank Millard posted what I thought was a simple question about
> how to set up loops.
> I replied, 'Look at the Loop-end loop command in the documentation.'
> He replied.
> I did b4 asking for help. The solution I was looking was not straight
> forward in the docs.
> I want to control a loop based on the results of a two step cluster
> I want to find clusters within clusters.
> So, if the analysis produces 4 clusters, saved in a new variable "var1" by
> the analysis, I need to construct a loop control such that:
> Loop var1
> Cases are selected for each cluster in var1; the two step cluster syntax is
> modified to create new variable output for each cluster in var1;
> Run the two step cluster
> My reply this morning.
> Frank, I think there are others on the list with more experience with
> clustering and clusters. I've never done a cluster analysis. That said, the
> idea of 'finding clusters within clusters' seems odd to me. That is, why
> wouldn't you just extract more clusters. That said, I think that a macro
> loop may be more relevant to your question because you are wanting to loop
> through procedure commands rather than transformation commands. There are
> macro examples, including a loop command, in one of the appendices of the
> syntax ref manual. I've only set up a couple of simple macros. Other folks,
> please jump in.
> Gene Maguin
> To manage your subscription to SPSSX-L, send a message to
> LISTSERV@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU (not to SPSSX-L), with no body text except the
> command. To leave the list, send the command
> SIGNOFF SPSSX-L
> For a list of commands to manage subscriptions, send the command
> INFO REFCARD
To manage your subscription to SPSSX-L, send a message to
LISTSERV@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU (not to SPSSX-L), with no body text except the
command. To leave the list, send the command
For a list of commands to manage subscriptions, send the command