Overview

archetypal is a package for performing Archetypal Analysis (AA) by using a properly modified version of PCHA algorithm.

Basic functions are:

Install the archetypal package and then read vignette("archetypal", package = "archetypal").

Installation

# Install with dependencies:
install.packages("archetypal",dependencies=TRUE)

Usage

library(archetypal)

data("wd2")
df=wd2
aa=archetypal(df=df,kappas = 3,verbose = FALSE,rseed=9102,save_history = TRUE)

# Time for computing Projected Convex Hull was 0.01 secs 
# Next projected convex hull initial solution will be used... 
#           x        y
# 34 5.687791 3.481611
# 62 1.961799 2.793497
# 5  5.123878 2.745874
# 
# archs=aa$BY
# archs
# x        y
# [1,] 5.430757 3.146258
# [2,] 2.043435 2.710947
# [3,] 3.128401 4.781751
# aa[c("SSE","varexpl","iterations","time" )]
# $SSE
# [1] 1.717538
# 
# $varexpl
# [1] 0.9993186
# 
# $iterations
# [1] 63
# 
# $time
# [1] 8.1
# cbind(names(aa))
# [,1]             
# [1,] "BY"             
# [2,] "A"              
# [3,] "B"              
# [4,] "SSE"            
# [5,] "varexpl"        
# [6,] "initialsolution"
# [7,] "freqstable"     
# [8,] "iterations"     
# [9,] "time"           
# [10,] "converges"      
# [11,] "nAup"           
# [12,] "nAdown"         
# [13,] "nBup"           
# [14,] "nBdown"         
# [15,] "run_results"   

Contact

Please send comments, suggestions or bug breports to dchristop$econ.uoa.gr