, Volume 48, Issue 2, pp 305–308

The analytical solution of the additive constant problem

  • Francis Cailliez
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DOI: 10.1007/BF02294026

Cite this article as:
Cailliez, F. Psychometrika (1983) 48: 305. doi:10.1007/BF02294026


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 

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© The Psychometric society 1983

Authors and Affiliations

  • Francis Cailliez
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  1. 1.Centre Technique Forestier TropicalNogent Sur MarneFrance

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