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Hierarchical Cluster Analysis for Unsupervised Data

  • Ton J. Cleophas
  • Aeilko H. Zwinderman
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Abstract

Drug efficacy is multifactorial and with multiple variables regression modeling rapidly looses power and it is invalid if the correlations between the variables is strong. Hierarchical cluster analysis can handle hundreds of variables, and is unaffected by strong correlations.

Keywords

Hierarchical Cluster Analysis Drug Efficacy Machine Learning Method Multifactorial Nature Density Base Cluster 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ton J. Cleophas
    • 1
  • Aeilko H. Zwinderman
    • 2
  1. 1.European College Pharmaceutical MedicineLyonFrance
  2. 2.Department of Epidemiology and BiostatisticsAcademic Medical CenterAmsterdamNetherlands

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