This article provides an outline of clustering, key stages in creating self-organizing maps for purposes of clustering, instructions on how to use a free online R Shiny app that constructs self-organizing maps for data provided by users, and interpretations of the graphics produced.
Akman, Olcay; Betzab-Marroquin, Zury; Hay-Jahans, Christopher; Walsh, Joshua; and Wesley, Trenton
"Clustering for the Neophyte: An R Shiny App for Self-Organizing Maps,"
Spora: A Journal of Biomathematics: Vol. 8, 31–37.
Available at: https://ir.library.illinoisstate.edu/spora/vol8/iss1/5