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How to find min distance between two matrix in matlab
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Dec 10, 2012 9:56 PM




Re: How to find min distance between two matrix in matlab
Posted:
Dec 10, 2012 9:56 PM


"Bruno Luong" <b.luong@fogale.findmycountry> wrote in message <ka5pae$da9$1@newscl01ah.mathworks.com>... > A distance is simply the norm of the difference. This is standard definition of Banach's space (matrices is a banach's space), something that is very familiar to mathematicians .           To be a valid "distance" it is only necessary to demonstrate that the norms of matrix differences satisfy the simple axioms for a metric space. The facts that this particular metric is complete and that we have a vector space is unneeded.
However, Simran's use of the adjective "minimum" suggests that perhaps a somewhat different meaning was intended.
Roger Stafford



