Interview Question: Far or Near

Sample Question #191 (statistics)

In cluster analysis, it’s important that we measure the distance properly and correctly. What are some of the ways to measure distance?

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One Response to Interview Question: Far or Near

  1. Brett says:

    Distance allows us to define the clusters. Distance can be measured in many different ways: Euclidean distance, squared Euclidean distance, block distance, Minkowski measure, chi-squared distance, etc. Which one to use depends on the nature of the data and the clustering criterion.

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