Comment On H. Bergonier, A. Winkler and C. Ragnitz's papers

Date of publication: November 1, 1968


The panel pointed out that there were programs available, at least in England, that produced clusters on a more satisfactory basis. The TYPOL method is an "average linkage" procedure based on an effectively random order of presentation rather than, even, the grouping of those maximum linkages first. Phase 3, however, permitted some tidying up. The main usefulness was seen as a relatively cheap method of producing descriptive clusters.

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