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Encyclopedia of Distances


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Part I. Mathematics of Distances: 1 General Definitions.- 2 Topological Spaces.- 3 Generalization of Metric Spaces.- 4 Metric Transforms.- 5 Metrics on Normed Structures.- Part II. Geometry and Distances: 6 Distances in Geometry.- 7 Riemannian and Hermitian Metrics.- 8 Distances on Surfaces and Knots.- 9 Distances on Convex Bodies, Cones and Simplicial Complexes.- Part III. Distances in Classical Mathematics: 10 Distances in Algebra.- 11 Distances on Strings and Permutations.- 12 Distances on Numbers, Polynomials and Matrices.- 13 Distances in Functional Analysis.- 14 Distances in Probability Theory.- Part IV. Distances in Applied Mathematics: 15 Distances in Graph Theory.- 16 Distances in Coding Theory.- 17 Distances and Similarities in Data Analysis.- 18 Distances in Systems and Mathematical Engineering.- Part V. Computer-Related Distances: 19 Distances on Real and Digital Planes.- 20 Voronoi Diagram Distances.- 21 Image and Audio Distances.- 22 Distances in Networks.- Part VI. Distances in Natural Sciences: 23 Distances in Biology.- 24 Distances in Physics and Chemistry.- 25 Distances in Earth Science and Astronomy.- 26 Distances in Cosmology and Theory of Relativity.- Part VII. Real-World Distances: 27 Length Measures and Scales.- 28 Distances in Applied Social Sciences.- 29 Other Distances.


"The fourth edition of the Encyclopedia of Distances appears barely two years after the third (2014) and contains 76 new entries and 23 additional pages. ... This latest release will be useful mainly to specialists and collections supporting graduate mathematics programs. Summing Up: Recommended. Graduate students through professionals." (L. R. Zellmer, Choice, Vol. 54 (8), April, 2017)

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