weka.classifiers.neural.lvq.vectordistance
Interface AttributeDistance

All Superinterfaces:
java.io.Serializable
All Known Implementing Classes:
ClassDistance, NominalDistance, NumericDistance, OtherDistance

public interface AttributeDistance
extends java.io.Serializable

Description: Common interface used to calculate an attributes distance. The smaller the distance value, the closer the values match
Copyright (c) Jason Brownlee 2004

Author:
Jason Brownlee

Method Summary
 double distance(double instanceValue, double codebookValue)
          Distance between attribute values, lower the distnace the closer the values
 

Method Detail

distance

double distance(double instanceValue,
                double codebookValue)
Distance between attribute values, lower the distnace the closer the values

Parameters:
instanceValue -
codebookValue -
Returns: