# scipy.spatial.distance.minkowski¶

scipy.spatial.distance.minkowski(u, v, p)[source]

Computes the Minkowski distance between two 1-D arrays.

The Minkowski distance between 1-D arrays u and v, is defined as

${||u-v||}_p = (\sum{|u_i - v_i|^p})^{1/p}.$
Parameters: u : (N,) array_like Input array. v : (N,) array_like Input array. p : int The order of the norm of the difference $${||u-v||}_p$$. d : double The Minkowski distance between vectors u and v.

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