Distance and Dissimilarity Patterns

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This Demonstration shows patterns arising from distances and dissimilarity functions for arrays, .

Contributed by: Enrique Zeleny (August 2014)
Open content licensed under CC BY-NC-SA



Given two -length sequences of zeroes and ones, and , there are a number of distance functions that can be used to measure the distance from to . Each cell in the arrays shown corresponds to one pair of sequences and is colored according to the value of for the distance function selected.

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