Mahalanobis distance is one of the most famous distances in statistics, even nowadays.
It is good to look back at original papers, and see the opinions 20 years later by Mahalanobis himself.
Some scientific people have fought to have their ideas published.. No social scientific web at that time!.
Read the C2 vs D2 story here.
Quite interesting! Thanks for sharing this.
From : Il Park @ 2011-06-26 03:19:41 Edit
We are lucky to have arXiv these days, for sure!
From : Frank @ 2011-07-12 17:54:00 Edit
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