On Asymmetric Problems of Objects’ Comparison

  • Maciej KrawczakEmail author
  • Grażyna Szkatuła
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 10842)


In the paper, we describe selected problems which appear during the process of comparison of the objects. The direction of objects’ comparison seems to have essential role because such comparison may not be symmetric. Thus, we can say that two objects may be viewed as an attempt to determine the degree to which they are similar or different. Asymmetric phenomena of comparing such objects is emphasized and discussed.


Proximity of objects Directional comparison Asymmetric proximities Measures of proximity 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Systems Research InstitutePolish Academy of SciencesWarsawPoland

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