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Additive-Tree Representations

  • Hervé Abdi
Part of the Lecture Notes in Biomathematics book series (LNBM, volume 84)

Abstract

Additive-trees are used to represent objects as “leaves” on a tree, so that the distance on the tree between two leaves reflects the similarity between the objects. Formally, an observed similarity δ is represented by a tree-distance d. As such, additive-trees belong to the descriptive multivariate statistic tradition. Additive-tree representations are useful in a wide variety of domains.

Keywords

Tree Representation Mathematical Psychology Nonmetric Multidimensional Scaling Tree Distance Proximity Data 
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  • Hervé Abdi
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  1. 1.University of BourgogneDijonFrance

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