Measures of similarity between distributions

  • Vegelius J
  • Janson S
  • Johansson F
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Abstract

Eleven criteria are suggested as suitable for measures of similarity between distributions. For seven measures it is discussed whether they satisfy these measures or not. Two measures, the proportional similarity and the Hellinger coefficient satisfy all the eleven criteria.

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Authors

  • Jan Vegelius

  • Svante Janson

  • Folke Johansson

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