asymmetry: Visualizing Asymmetric Data

Models and methods for the visualization for asymmetric data. A matrix is asymmetric if the number of rows equals the number of columns, and these rows and columns refer to the same set of objects. An example is a student migration table, where the rows correspond to the countries of origin of the students and the columns to the destination countries. The slide-vector model, a heat map, and the decomposition of asymmetry are provided for the analysis of these tables.

Version: 1.2
Imports: rJava, gplots, stats, methods, smacof
Suggests: knitr, rmarkdown, RColorBrewer
Published: 2017-02-16
Author: Berrie Zielman
Maintainer: Berrie Zielman <berrie.zielman at>
License: GPL-2 | GPL-3 [expanded from: GPL (≥ 2)]
NeedsCompilation: yes
SystemRequirements: Java JDK 1.2 or higher (for JRI/REngine JDK 1.4 or higher), GNU make
CRAN checks: asymmetry results


Reference manual: asymmetry.pdf
Vignettes: Visualizing asymmetry: start here
Package source: asymmetry_1.2.tar.gz
Windows binaries: r-devel:, r-release:, r-oldrel:
OS X Mavericks binaries: r-release: asymmetry_1.2.tgz, r-oldrel: asymmetry_1.2.tgz
Old sources: asymmetry archive


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