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The analytical solution of the additive constant problem. (English) Zbl 0534.62079
Summary: If d is a measure of dissimilarity on a finite set with n elements, the smallest positive constant \(c^*\) such that \(d+c\) has a Euclidean representation for all \(c\geq c^*\) is shown to be the largest eigenvalue of a matrix of size 2n.

62P15 Applications of statistics to psychology
62H99 Multivariate analysis
62-07 Data analysis (statistics) (MSC2010)
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