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Single-linkage clustering
also called "nearest neighbor" and has one more synonym

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  1. The following algorithm is an agglomerative scheme that erases rows and columns in a proximity matrix as old clusters are merged into new ones

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  2. A drawback of this method is the so-called chaining phenomenon: clusters may be forced together due to single elements being close to each other, even though many of the elements in each cluster may be very distant to each other

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  3. single linkage is a method of calculating distances between clusters in hierarchical cluster analysis

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  4. a term from statistics

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  5. In single linkage, the distance between two clusters is computed as the distance between the two closest elements in the two clusters

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