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Group: Linear Algebra
See also: agglom bindata grid

Function: distance
Description: distance computes the distance between p-dimensional datapoints depending on a specified metric.

Usage: d = distance (x {, metric})
x n x p matrix
metric string indentifying the metric name
d symmetric n x n matrix of pairwise distances


x = #(1,4)~#(1,5)
distance(x, "l1")
distance(x, "l2")
distance(x, "maximum")

Contents of distance
[1,]     0     7
[2,]     7     0
Contents of distance
[1,]     0     5
[2,]     5     0
Contents of distance
[1,]     0     4
[2,]     4     0

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