Distance measures for Cluster Observations

Euclidean

Formula

Notation

TermDescription
dikdistance between observations i and k

Manhattan

Formula

Notation

TermDescription
dikdistance between observations i and k

Pearson

Formula

Notation

TermDescription
dikdistance between observations i and k
vjvariance of variable j

Squared Euclidean

The squared Euclidean method calculates the square of the distance obtained using the Euclidean method. For more information, see the "Euclidean" section.

Squared Pearson

The squared Pearson method calculates the square of the distance obtained using the Pearson method. For more information, see the "Pearson" section.

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