Publication date: 05/24/2021


The following notation is used to define Stress:

i, j - indexes for the number of objects

dij - the derived distance between objects i and j

δij - the observed relative distance between objects i and j

f(δrs) - transformation function for the distance

The Stress function is defined as follows:

Stress = Equation shown here

This measure of stress is also known as Kruskal’s Stress, Type I, or simply Stress1.

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