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Hamming distance

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  1. between two strings of equal length is the number of positions for which the corresponding symbols are different

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    created by user picturefactobot on March 11, 2009
  2. a term from information theory

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  3. The Python function hamdist() computes the Hamming distance between two strings (or other iterable objects) of equal length

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  4. Put another way, it measures the minimum number of substitutions required to change one into the other, or the number of errors that transformed one string into the other

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  5. For a fixed length n, the Hamming distance is a metric on the vector space of the words of that length, as it obviously fulfills the conditions of non-negativity, identity of indiscernibles and symmetry, and it can be shown easily by complete inducti

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