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Similarity, dissimilarity, and distance measure

Gower, John (1998). Similarity, dissimilarity, and distance measure. In: Armitage, P. and Coulton, Theodore eds. Encyclopedia of Biostatistics, Volume 5. John Wiley and Sons, Inc., pp. 4097–4100.

DOI (Digital Object Identifier) Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/0470011815
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About the book:
The Encyclopedia of Biostatistics is an outstanding achievement in scientific publishing comprising over 1200 articles written by more than 800 contributors. A truly international work, it includes extensive coverage of statistical issues pertinent to life scientists, healthcare professionals and practising statisticians.
Entries cover everything from basic statistical concepts, to practical issues arising in research or medical administration, through to the most advanced methods and theoretical developments. Each contribution has been carefully selected and reviewed through the collaborative efforts of the Editors-in-Chief, Peter Armitage (Oxford, UK) and Ted Colton (Boston, USA), with further assistance from an editorial board that spans Europe, North America, Australia, Asia and the Middle East.

Item Type: Book Chapter
Copyright Holders: 1998 John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
ISBN: 0-470-01181-5, 978-0-470-01181-2
Academic Unit/Department: Mathematics, Computing and Technology > Mathematics and Statistics
Item ID: 24098
Depositing User: Sarah Frain
Date Deposited: 10 Jun 2011 08:59
Last Modified: 10 Jun 2011 08:59
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/24098
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