The Nature of Similarity

  • Valerie V. Cross
  • Thomas A. Sudkamp
Part of the Studies in Fuzziness and Soft Computing book series (STUDFUZZ, volume 93)


Similarity is perhaps the most frequently used, most difficult to quantify, and the most universally employed type of compatibility measure. Because of the widespread applications, we begin with an examination of previous efforts to develop mathematical techniques for similarity assessment.


Salient Object Similarity Judgement Similarity Assessment Ilarity Measure Multidimensional Stimulus 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2002

Authors and Affiliations

  • Valerie V. Cross
    • 1
  • Thomas A. Sudkamp
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Computer Science and EngineeringUniversity of South CarolinaColumbiaUSA
  2. 2.Department of Computer ScienceWright State UniversityDaytonUSA

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