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Consensus Methods for Pyramids and Other Hypergraphs

  • J. Lehel
  • F. R. McMorris
  • R. C. Powers
Part of the Studies in Classification, Data Analysis, and Knowledge Organization book series (STUDIES CLASS)

Summary

A classification can most generally be viewed as a hypergraph, which is simply a set of subsets (clusters) of the finite set S of objects being studied. In this paper, we are primarily concerned with consensus functions on tree hypergraphs such as pyramids and totally balanced hypergraphs.

Keywords

Intersection Rule Consensus Function Consensus Method Unanimity Rule Counting Rule 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. Lehel
    • 1
  • F. R. McMorris
    • 1
  • R. C. Powers
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of MathematicsUniversity of LouisvilleLouisvilleUSA

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