Chapter 8. Dissimilarity and Matching

  1. Edwin Diday3 and
  2. Monique Noirhomme-Fraiture4
  1. Floriana Esposito1,
  2. Donato Malerba1 and
  3. Annalisa Appice2

Published Online: 28 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470723562.ch8

Symbolic Data Analysis and the SODAS Software

Symbolic Data Analysis and the SODAS Software

How to Cite

Esposito, F., Malerba, D. and Appice, A. (2007) Dissimilarity and Matching, in Symbolic Data Analysis and the SODAS Software (eds E. Diday and M. Noirhomme-Fraiture), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470723562.ch8

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Université Paris IX-Dauphine, LISE-CEREMADE, Place du Marechal de Lattre de Tassigny, Paris Cedex 16, France F-75775

  2. 4

    Facultés Universitaires Notre-Dame de la Paix, Faculté d'Informatique, Rue Grandgagnage, 21, Namur, Belgium, B-5000

Author Information

  1. 1

    Universita degli Studi di Bari, Dipartimento di Informatica, v. Orabona, 4, Bari, Italy, I-70125

  2. 2

    Floriana Esposito Universita degli Studi di Bari, Dipartimento di Informatica, v. Orabona, 4, Bari, Italy, I-70125

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 18 JAN 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470018835

Online ISBN: 9780470723562

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Keywords:

  • set-valued and modal variables;
  • dissimilarity measures (DISS module) and matching functions (MATCH module);
  • dissimilarity measures computation;
  • two-dimensional scatterplots and line graphs;
  • set-valued or probabilistic symbolic variables;
  • dissimilarity and matching method;
  • componentwise dissimilarities;
  • convex likelihood-ratio expectations;
  • variation distance, Manhattan distance and Hamming distance;
  • normalized dissimilarity measure

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Input data

  • Dissimilarity measures

  • Output of DISS and its visualization

  • An Application of DISS

  • The matching functions

  • Output of MATCH

  • An Application of the MATCH Module

  • References