[Numpy-discussion] Proposal: scipy.spatial

Matthieu Brucher matthieu.brucher@gmail....
Thu Oct 2 15:01:51 CDT 2008


2008/10/2 David Bolme <bolme1234@comcast.net>:
> I also like the idea of a scipy.spatial library.  For the research I
> do in machine learning and computer vision we are often interested in
> specifying different distance measures.  It would be nice to have a
> way to specify the distance measure.  I would like to see a standard
> set included: City Block, Euclidean, Correlation, etc as well as a
> capability for a user defined distance or similarity function.

You mean similarity or dissimilarity ? Distance is a dissimilarity but
correlation is a similarity measure.

Matthieu
-- 
French PhD student
Information System Engineer
Website: http://matthieu-brucher.developpez.com/
Blogs: http://matt.eifelle.com and http://blog.developpez.com/?blog=92
LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/in/matthieubrucher


More information about the Numpy-discussion mailing list