Earth-mover's distance [Nonparametrics]

posted by nobody – 2017-10-28 19:31 (1980 d 11:46 ago) – Posting: # 17937
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"Informally, if the distributions are interpreted as two different ways of piling up a certain amount of dirt over the region D, the EMD is the minimum cost of turning one pile into the other; where the cost is assumed to be amount of dirt moved times the distance by which it is moved."


Mayby some quantum effects might come into play... I'm out (never in).

Kindest regards, nobody

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