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The Taxicab Metric “is equal to the

posted by Jason Kottke   Jun 01, 2004

The Taxicab Metric “is equal to the length of all paths connecting [two points] along horizontal and vertical segments, without ever going back, like those described by a car moving in a lattice-like street pattern.”. Also known as the “Manhattan distance”.