Date: Feb 11, 2013 12:43 PM
Author: quasi
Subject: Re: Question: Centroid given a distance metric

Andrey Savov wrote:
>Was wondering if you guys can point me in the right direction.
>Are there any known/studied methods to calculate a centroid
>(geometric center) of finite set of points in n-dimensional
>real Euclidean space by only knowing a distance metric
>f(x,y): R^n x R^n -> R ?

If all you know are the pairwise distances, how are the points
specified? And in what form do you want the centroid specified?