Townships

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Percentile

Bertin's Characteristics of Townships

This data contains nine characteristics for 16 townships. The data set was used by Bertin (1981) to illustrate that the conciseness of presentation can be improved by seriating the rows and columns.

Keywords
datasets
Usage
data("Townships")
Format

A matrix with 16 0-1 variables (columns) indicating the presence (1) or absence (0) of characteristics of townships (rows).

References

Bertin, J. (1981): Graphics and Graphic Information Processing. Berlin, Walter de Gruyter.

Aliases
  • Townships
Examples
data("Townships")

## original data
pimage(Townships)
criterion(Townships)


## seriated data
order <- seriate(Townships, method = "BEA", control = list(rep = 5))
pimage(Townships, order)
criterion(Townships, order)

Documentation reproduced from package seriation, version 1.2-2, License: GPL-3

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