# similarity

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**similarity**— sim•i•lar•i•ty [[t]ˌsɪm əˈlær ɪ ti[/t]] n. pl. ties 1) the state of being similar; likeness; resemblance 2) an aspect or feature like or resembling another: similarities in their behavior[/ex] • Etymology: 1655–65 …52

**similarity**— /sɪməˈlærəti/ (say simuh laruhtee) noun (plural similarities) 1. state of being similar; likeness. 2. a point of resemblance …53

**similarity**— Ano like, like …54

**similarity transformation**— Math. 1. Also called homothetic transformation. a mapping of a set by which each element in the set is mapped into a positive constant multiple of itself, the same constant being used for all elements. 2. an operation performed upon a square… …55

**similarity criteria**— The conditions indicating under what circumstances a model and prototype are similar [16] …56

**similarity criterion (parameter)**— Смотри Критерий подобия …57

**similarity, measures of**— See association coefficients …58

**similarity hypothesis**— See complementarity hypothesis …59

**similarity transformation**— Math. 1. Also called homothetic transformation. a mapping of a set by which each element in the set is mapped into a positive constant multiple of itself, the same constant being used for all elements. 2. an operation performed upon a square… …60

**Semantic similarity**— or semantic relatedness is a concept whereby a set of documents or terms within term lists are assigned a metric based on the likeness of their meaning / semantic content. Concretely, this can be achieved for instance by defining a topological… …