# similarity

1. ### Testing for similarity between countries

For my thesis, I am looking at the effect of environmental controversies on the profitability of Chinese and European firms. As part of my exploratory analysis, I have to check whether or not the European countries are similar enough to consider them as 1 group. I collected data on economic...
2. ### Similarity and Dissimilarity of 3 conditions

First of all, sorry if this is not the right place to post, I haven't found a previous post that would help me solve my problem. I need to come up with a formula to analyze my data. Here is an example of my data frame: Every Row is a biological function that is relevant in Cancer...
3. ### Similarity, Dissimilarity Test

Hello all, I am a graduate student. For my research, I am dealing with traffic data of different time period (such as June 2014 vs July 2015) of the same road at rush hours. So I have a set of data from June 2014 and the data for the same road during rush hours at July 2015. Now I would loke to...
4. ### Measure of overlap between two sets of ratings (Mahalanobis?)

Hi all, I would like to compute a measure of overlap between two sets of ratings made by the same individual. To illustrate, let’s assume the following: A sample of individuals (N = 20) are asked to rate their own personality on nine different dimensions (e.g., emotional stability...
5. ### Interpreting similarity coefficients

I am interested in finding out a good measure of similarity to determine if two sets are significantly similar to each other. I know there are many different similarity coefficients, like Jaccard Index, Dice Coefficient, Cosine Similarity, Simple Matching, etc. My problem is how to interpret...
6. ### Get Similarity Score Between Two Columns of Data

Hi, I've been aimlessly trawling the forums for a solution to what I suspect is a rather simple problem. I have two columns of data: Term | Paper i | Paper j --------------------------- man | 2 | 0 | park | 6 | 1 | cat | 4 | 3 | did | 0...