Notes And Comments

Psychometrika

, Volume 48, Issue 2, pp 305-308

First online:

The analytical solution of the additive constant problem

  • Francis CailliezAffiliated withCentre Technique Forestier Tropical

Rent the article at a discount

Rent now

* Final gross prices may vary according to local VAT.

Get Access

Abstract

Ifd is a measure of dissimilarity on a finite set withn elements, the smallest positive constantc* such thatd +c has an euclidean representation for allcc* is shown to be the largest eigen-value of a matrix of size 2n.

Key words

additive constant multidimensional scaling