# scipy.spatial.distance.chebyshev¶

scipy.spatial.distance.chebyshev(u, v, w=None)[source]

Compute the Chebyshev distance.

Computes the Chebyshev distance between two 1-D arrays u and v, which is defined as

$\max_i {|u_i-v_i|}.$
Parameters: u : (N,) array_like Input vector. v : (N,) array_like Input vector. w : (N,) array_like, optional The weights for each value in u and v. Default is None, which gives each value a weight of 1.0 chebyshev : double The Chebyshev distance between vectors u and v.

Examples

>>> from scipy.spatial import distance
>>> distance.chebyshev([1, 0, 0], [0, 1, 0])
1
>>> distance.chebyshev([1, 1, 0], [0, 1, 0])
1


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