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8.2.45.32 octave.dataset.iris

Static Method: out = iris ()

The Fisher Iris dataset: measurements of various flowers

Description

This is the classic Fisher Iris dataset.

Format

Species

The species of flower being measured.

SepalLength

Length of sepals, in centimeters.

SepalWidth

Width of sepals, in centimeters.

PetalLength

Length of petals, in centimeters.

PetalWidth

Width of petals, in centimeters.

Source

http://archive.ics.uci.edu/ml/datasets/Iris

References

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Iris_flower_data_set

Fisher, R. A. (1936). The use of multiple measurements in taxonomic problems. Annals of Eugenics, 7, Part II, 179-188. also in Contributions to Mathematical Statistics (John Wiley, NY, 1950).

Duda, R.O., & Hart, P.E. (1973). Pattern Classification and Scene Analysis. (Q327.D83) New York: John Wiley & Sons. ISBN 0-471-22361-1. See page 218.

The data were collected by Anderson, Edgar (1935). The irises of the Gaspe Peninsula. Bulletin of the American Iris Society, 59, 2–5.

Examples

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