MixSim (1.13)
Simulating Data to Study Performance of Clustering Algorithms.
http://cran.rproject.org/web/packages/MixSim
The utility of this package is in simulating mixtures of Gaussian distributions with different levels of overlap between mixture components. Pairwise overlap, defined as a sum of two misclassification probabilities, measures the degree of interaction between components and can be readily employed to control the clustering complexity of datasets simulated from mixtures. These datasets can then be used for systematic performance investigation of clustering and finite mixture modeling algorithms. Among other capabilities of 'MixSim', there are computing the exact overlap for Gaussian mixtures, simulating Gaussian and nonGaussian data, simulating outliers and noise variables, calculating various measures of agreement between two partitionings, and constructing parallel distribution plots for the graphical display of finite mixture models.
Maintainer:
WeiChen Chen
Author(s): Volodymyr Melnykov [aut], WeiChen Chen [aut, cre], Ranjan Maitra [aut], Robert Davies [ctb] (quadratic form probabilities), Stephen Moshier [ctb] (eigenvalue calculations), Rouben Rostamian [ctb] (memory allocation)
License: GPL (>= 2)
Uses: MASS
Enhances: cluster, mclust
Reverse enhances: pbdDEMO, pmclust
Released 8 months ago.
12 previous versions
 MixSim_1.12. Released about 2 years ago.
 MixSim_1.11. Released over 2 years ago.
 MixSim_1.09. Released about 4 years ago.
 MixSim_1.08. Released about 5 years ago.
 MixSim_1.07. Released over 5 years ago.
 MixSim_1.05. Released over 5 years ago.
 MixSim_1.04. Released over 5 years ago.
 MixSim_1.03. Released almost 6 years ago.
 MixSim_1.02. Released about 7 years ago.
 MixSim_1.01. Released about 7 years ago.
 MixSim_0.104. Released over 8 years ago.
 MixSim_0.103. Released over 8 years ago.
Ratings
Overall: 

Documentation: 

Log in to vote.
Reviews
No one has written a review of MixSim yet. Want to be the first? Write one now.
Related packages: FunCluster, GLDEX, GSM, amap, bayesm, bayesmix, cba, cclust, clValid, clue, clusterGeneration, clusterRepro, clusterSim, cluster, clusterfly, clustvarsel, clv, depmix, e1071, flexclust … (20 best matches, based on common tags.)
Search for MixSim on google, google scholar, rhelp, rdevel.
Visit MixSim on R Graphical Manual.