The Metric Index

Abstract

The power transformation that turns an arbitrary even dissimilarity into a semidistance or a definite dissimilarity into a distance is discussed. A method for the metric index computation is deducted and applied to determine the metric indices of 19 standard dissimilarity measures on dichotomous data.

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@inproceedings{Brena2006TheMI, title={The Metric Index}, author={Matev Brena and Vladimir Batageljb}, year={2006} }