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Is ColorDistance symmetric?

Is the function ColorDistance symmetric, i.e. is it always true that ColorDistance[a,b] == ColorDistance[b,a], as use of the ...
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Challenging matrix sorting request?

I have an application in mind, and I need to do the following analysis, but am having a high degree of difficulty conceptualizing it in terms of syntax. I understand what I want, but cannot seem to ...
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FindShortestTour 3D data

I would like to plot a line in 3D with the following set of (x,y,z) data points: ...
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Discrete Measure between Binary Vectors

I would like a discrete distance measure between two binary vectors (or strings). Like HammingDistance but I want the vectors to be considered closer if they have ...
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Distance between vectors does not match distance between probability distribution [closed]

I have vectors that describe shapes. I am doing Euclidian distance between vectors to get the similar shapes and I get a good results of all classes. Theoretically, two similar shapes (shapes in a ...
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How to make distance transform invariant to scale?

I am trying to use a distance transform as a descriptor to encode silhouettes in order to do a shape recognition task. It is clear that distance transform distribution is invariant under rotation and ...
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Manahalobis distance between two vectors

I want to calculate the Mahalanobis distance between two vectors that represent two points. For example: ...
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Find nearest distance of an interior point from perimeter

By definition, the interior point is a point inside an arbitrary region like this: In picture above, $y$ is an interior point of region. My question is how to find the distance of an interior point ...
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How to get the distance of Jupiter from the sun?

I am aware of the command AstronomicalData["Jupiter", "Distance"] from which I can get the distance between the earth and Jupiter. Is there any way to use ...
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What algorithm and tools should I use to search a data set for the point nearest to a given point?

I have about 1,000,000,000 points, which are the longitudes and latitudes of some places in a city, formatted like this: $(106.1231233,41.43234234)$. I also have about 20,000 points which are the ...
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Finding a point from a set of contours such that it is nearest to a given point

I have several contour lines and one point. How can I find a point in one of those contour lines which is nearest to the given point? ...
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Find time since last 0 in list

When I have a list of data (measured per day), is it possible to define a function that gives the nr of days since the data has been 0? I tried working with...