What matters in differences between life trajectories: a comparative review of sequence dissimilarity measures

@article{Studer2016WhatMI,
  title={What matters in differences between life trajectories: a comparative review of sequence dissimilarity measures},
  author={Matthias Studer and Gilbert Ritschard},
  journal={Journal of The Royal Statistical Society Series A-statistics in Society},
  year={2016},
  volume={179},
  pages={481-511}
}
  • M. Studer, G. Ritschard
  • Published 1 February 2016
  • Computer Science
  • Journal of The Royal Statistical Society Series A-statistics in Society
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