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Table 1 Percentage of users who received the same ‘best match’ by two methods

From: The design effects of voting advice applications: Comparing methods of calculating matches

  Agreement City block Euclidean One-dimensional Two-dimensional Three-dimensional (Party MDS) Three-dimensional (Voters MDS) Seven-dimensional (‘Spider’)
Agreement 100.0 85.2 83.0 6.4 23.2 13.0 35.2 41.3
City block 85.2 100.0 94.7 7.7 24.6 16.0 37.2 43.7
Euclidean 83.0 94.7 100.0 9.1 25.0 16.7 37.6 43.9
One-dimensional 6.4 7.7 9.1 100.0 19.9 18.4 12.4 9.5
Two-dimensional 23.2 24.6 25.0 19.9 100.0 22.2 29.8 26.9
Three-dimensional (Party MDS) 13.0 16.0 16.7 18.4 22.2 100.0 17.2 22.1
Three-dimensional (Voters MDS) 35.2 37.2 37.6 12.4 29.8 17.2 100.0 38.4
Seven-dimensional (‘Spider’) 41.3 43.7 43.9 9.5 26.9 22.1 38.4 100.0
  1. Abbreviation: MDS, multidimensional scaling.