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By Michel-Marie Deza,Elena Deza

This booklet comes out of want and urgency (expressed particularly in parts of knowledge Retrieval with appreciate to photo, Audio, net and Biology) to have a operating software to check data.

The booklet will offer strong source for all researchers utilizing arithmetic in addition to for mathematicians themselves. within the time whilst 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 out taking the direction 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 publication treating the elemental suggestion of Distance in complete generality.
- Interdisciplinarity: this Dictionary is bigger in scope than majority of thematic dictionaries.
- Encyclopedicity: whereas an Encyclopedia of Distances turns out now too tough to supply, this booklet (by its scope, brief introductions and association) offers 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 different large components, esp. details Retrieval, photograph research, Speech popularity and Biology.
- Accessibility: the definitions are effortless to find by way of topic or, in Index, by means of alphabetic order; the introductions and definitions are reader-friendly and maximally self sufficient one from one other; nonetheless the textual content is established, within the 3D HTML variety, by means of hyperlink-like boldfaced references to comparable 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 means of topic or in alphabetical order; stand-alone entries contain references to different entries and resources for additional investigation

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