Dictionary of Distances by Michel-Marie Deza,Elena Deza

By Michel-Marie Deza,Elena Deza

This booklet comes out of desire and urgency (expressed specially in parts of data Retrieval with appreciate to photo, Audio, web and Biology) to have a operating device to check data.

The e-book will supply strong source for all researchers utilizing arithmetic in addition to for mathematicians themselves. within the time while over-specialization and terminology fences isolate researchers, this Dictionary you have to be "centripedal" and "oikoumeni", offering a few entry and altitude of imaginative and prescient yet with no taking the path of clinical vulgarisation. This tried stability is the most philosophy of this Dictionary which outlined its constitution and style.

Key features:
- Unicity: it's the first publication treating the fundamental thought of Distance in entire generality.
- Interdisciplinarity: this Dictionary is bigger in scope than majority of thematic dictionaries.
- Encyclopedicity: whereas an Encyclopedia of Distances turns out now too tough to provide, this publication (by its scope, brief introductions and association) presents the most fabric for it and for destiny tutorials on a few components of this material.
- Applicability: the distances, in addition to distance-related notions and paradigms, are supplied in ready-to-use fashion.
- Worthiness: the necessity and urgency for such dictionary was once nice in different large parts, esp. details Retrieval, snapshot research, Speech attractiveness and Biology.
- Accessibility: the definitions are effortless to find via topic or, in Index, by means of alphabetic order; the introductions and definitions are reader-friendly and maximally self sustaining one from one other; nonetheless the textual content is dependent, within the 3D HTML sort, through hyperlink-like boldfaced references to related definitions.

* Covers a wide range of topics in natural and utilized mathematics
* Designed to be simply applied--the distances and distance-related notions and paradigms are able to use
* is helping clients fast find definitions through topic or in alphabetical order; stand-alone entries comprise references to different entries and assets for extra investigation

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