Published in Volume XXVIII, Issue 1, 2018, pages 141–156, doi: 10.7561/SACS.2018.1.141

Authors: D.A. Simovici, R. Sizov


We discuss a metric structure on the set of partitions of a finite set induced by the Gini index and two applications of this metric: the identification of determining sets for index functions using techniques that originate in machine learning, and a data compression algorithm.

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  title={On Partition Metric Space, Index Function, and Data Compression},
  author={D.A. Simovici and R. Sizov},
  journal={Scientific Annals of Computer Science},
  organization={``A.I. Cuza'' University, Iasi, Romania},
  publisher={``A.I. Cuza'' University Press}