CriterionFunction

CriterionFunction

is an option in functions such as ClusterClassify that specifies the criterion to use to select a method.

Details

  • In the case of ClusterClassify, possible settings for CriterionFunction include:
  • "StandardDeviation"root-mean-square standard deviation
    "RSquared"R-squared
    "Dunn"Dunn index
    "CalinskiHarabasz"CalinskiHarabasz index
    "DaviesBouldin"DaviesBouldin index
    "Silhouette"Silhouette score
    Automaticinternal index

Examples

Basic Examples  (1)

Generate some separated data and visualize it:

Construct a classifier function using the Automatic CriterionFunction:

Construct a classifier function using the CalinskiHarabasz index as CriterionFunction:

Compare the two clustering of the data:

Wolfram Research (2016), CriterionFunction, Wolfram Language function, https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/CriterionFunction.html (updated 2020).

Text

Wolfram Research (2016), CriterionFunction, Wolfram Language function, https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/CriterionFunction.html (updated 2020).

BibTeX

@misc{reference.wolfram_2021_criterionfunction, author="Wolfram Research", title="{CriterionFunction}", year="2020", howpublished="\url{https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/CriterionFunction.html}", note=[Accessed: 04-December-2021 ]}

BibLaTeX

@online{reference.wolfram_2021_criterionfunction, organization={Wolfram Research}, title={CriterionFunction}, year={2020}, url={https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/CriterionFunction.html}, note=[Accessed: 04-December-2021 ]}

CMS

Wolfram Language. 2016. "CriterionFunction." Wolfram Language & System Documentation Center. Wolfram Research. Last Modified 2020. https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/CriterionFunction.html.

APA

Wolfram Language. (2016). CriterionFunction. Wolfram Language & System Documentation Center. Retrieved from https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/CriterionFunction.html