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Questions tagged [data-mining]

This tag is for questions about data mining, which is an interdisciplinary subfield of computer science. It is the computational process of discovering patterns in large data sets.

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How can one prove that mahalanobis distance is a metric?

How can one prove that mahalanobis distance is a metric? How can one show that these four properties of a metric are valid for mahalanobis distance? 1) d(x, y) ≥ 0 (non-negativity, or separation ...