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By Michel-Marie Deza,Elena Deza

ISBN-10: 0444520872

ISBN-13: 9780444520876

This e-book comes out of want and urgency (expressed specially in components of data Retrieval with appreciate to photo, Audio, web and Biology) to have a operating device to check data.

The booklet will supply strong source for all researchers utilizing arithmetic in addition to for mathematicians themselves. within the time while over-specialization and terminology fences isolate researchers, this Dictionary you have to be "centripedal" and "oikoumeni", supplying a few entry and altitude of imaginative and prescient yet with no taking the path of medical vulgarisation. This tried stability is the most philosophy of this Dictionary which outlined its constitution and style.

Key features:
- Unicity: it's the first e-book treating the fundamental concept of Distance in complete generality.
- Interdisciplinarity: this Dictionary is greater in scope than majority of thematic dictionaries.
- Encyclopedicity: whereas an Encyclopedia of Distances turns out now too tricky to supply, this booklet (by its scope, brief introductions and association) presents the most fabric for it and for destiny tutorials on a few elements of this material.
- Applicability: the distances, in addition to distance-related notions and paradigms, are supplied in ready-to-use fashion.
- Worthiness: the necessity and urgency for such dictionary was once nice in numerous large components, esp. info Retrieval, snapshot research, Speech attractiveness and Biology.
- Accessibility: the definitions are effortless to find via topic or, in Index, by way of alphabetic order; the introductions and definitions are reader-friendly and maximally self reliant one from one other; nonetheless the textual content is established, within the 3D HTML sort, by way of hyperlink-like boldfaced references to related definitions.

* Covers a wide variety of matters in natural and utilized mathematics
* Designed to be simply applied--the distances and distance-related notions and paradigms are able to use
* is helping clients quick find definitions by way of topic or in alphabetical order; stand-alone entries comprise references to different entries and resources for extra investigation

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