Homework 2

This assignment is due in class Tuesday November 11th.

Once more, here are some data pertaining to 233 branches of a particular retail bank. For the last 33 of the branches the variable "newAccounts" is missing ("NA"). This time, the task is perform a cluster analysis. Speicifically

  1. Implement a k-means clustering algorithm.
  2. For different values of k, examine the clusters of bank branches and see if you find anything interesting.
  3. How could you use the clustering to help make "newAccounts" predictions?
Use any software you like to accomplish this task.