Grouping polygon into clusters based on attributes

06-02-2016 07:45 PM
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I have a set of polygon features that I would like to split into different groups/clusters based on the distance attribute provided in the attribute table, using arcgis geoprocessing tools as far as possible (as I am inexperienced in Python). I have tried to use the clustering tools available (i.e. grouping analysis) but they do not appear to have the function that I require, especially when I would like the tool to run through the features starting with the shortest distance value. In addition, I would like to create the grouping/clustering such that once a polygon is grouped/clustered, it will no longer be considered for further grouping/clustering.

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base on your table, your data are already grouped by their distance values.  You could simply use a reclass, beginning with the lowest grouping and proceeding upwards.

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