[R] Mallows' distance or Earth Mover's distance in R?

Rainer M Krug r.m.krug at gmail.com
Sun Oct 26 14:24:03 CET 2008


I am looking for an implementation (or alternative to) Mallow's
distance or the Earth Mover's distance to compare distributions or
unnormalized distributions (signatures).

Is there an implementation in R or can somebody recommend an alternative?



Rainer M. Krug, PhD (Conservation Ecology, SUN), MSc (Conservation
Biology, UCT), Dipl. Phys. (Germany)

Centre of Excellence for Invasion Biology
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University of Stellenbosch
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