A classification of presence/absence based dissimilarity coefficients
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Several desirable order properties for dissimilarity coefficients based on presence/absence of attributes are given and several popular dissimilarity coefficients are examined with respect to these properties. A characterization for rational functions with linear numerator and linear denominator satisfying all of the desirable properties is given.
KeywordsMeasures of association Profile similarities
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