about ranges in MDS

José Luis Ortega jortega at CINDOC.CSIC.ES
Fri Jan 21 07:45:34 EST 2005

I have a question for mathematicians:

The cosine have a range [0,1] and Pearson's Coefficient [1,-1]. If i build a
matrix distance with these measures, can theses different ranges affect in a
MDS display of the data? and How? more spreading or less?

Thank you

José Luis Ortega Priego
Internet Lab
Joaquín Costa, 22
28002 Madrid(SPAIN)

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