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Encyclopedia of Distances

Encyclopedia of Distances by Michel Marie Deza
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Part I. Mathematics of Distances.- 1 General Definitions.- 2 Topological Spaces.- 3 Generalization of Metric Spaces.- 4 Metric Transforms.- 5 Metrics on Normed Structures.- Part II. Geometry and Distances.- 6 Distances in Geometry.- 7 Riemannian and Hermitian Metrics.- 8 Distances on Surfaces and Knots.- 9 Distances on Convex Bodies, Cones and Simplicial Complexes.- Part III. Distances in Classical Mathematics.- 10 Distances in Algebra.- 11 Distances on Strings and Permutations.- 12 Distances on Numbers, Polynominals and Matrices.- 13 Distances in Functional Analysis.- 14 Distances in Probability Theory.- Part IV. Distances in Applied Mathematics.- 15 Distances in Graph theory.- 16 Distances in Coding Theory.- 17 Distances and Similarities in Data Analysis.- 18 Distances in Mathematical Engineering.- Part V. Computer-Related Distances.- 19 Distances on Real and Digital Planes.- 20 Voronoi Diagram Distances.- 21 Image and Audio Distances.- 22 Distances in Internet and Similar Networks.- Part VI. Distances in Natural Sciences.- 23 Distances in Biology.- 24 Distances in Physics and Chemistry.- 25 Distances in Geography, Geophysics and Astronomy.- 26 Distances in Cosmology and Theory of Relativity.- Part VII. Real-World Distances.- 27 Length Measures and Scales.- 28 Distances in Applied Social Sciences.- 29 Other Distances.

Springer Berlin Heidelberg; October 2012
643 pages; ISBN 9783642309588
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Title: Encyclopedia of Distances
Author: Michel Marie Deza; Elena Deza
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