# scipy.spatial.distance.wminkowski¶

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

Compute the weighted Minkowski distance between two 1-D arrays.

The weighted Minkowski distance between u and v, defined as

$\left(\sum{(|w_i (u_i - v_i)|^p)}\right)^{1/p}.$
Parameters
u(N,) array_like

Input array.

v(N,) array_like

Input array.

pscalar

The order of the norm of the difference $${||u-v||}_p$$.

w(N,) array_like

The weight vector.

Returns
wminkowskidouble

The weighted Minkowski distance between vectors u and v.

Notes

wminkowski is deprecated and will be removed in SciPy 1.8.0. Use minkowski with the w argument instead.

Examples

>>> from scipy.spatial import distance
>>> distance.wminkowski([1, 0, 0], [0, 1, 0], 1, np.ones(3))
2.0
>>> distance.wminkowski([1, 0, 0], [0, 1, 0], 2, np.ones(3))
1.4142135623730951
>>> distance.wminkowski([1, 0, 0], [0, 1, 0], 3, np.ones(3))
1.2599210498948732
>>> distance.wminkowski([1, 1, 0], [0, 1, 0], 1, np.ones(3))
1.0
>>> distance.wminkowski([1, 1, 0], [0, 1, 0], 2, np.ones(3))
1.0
>>> distance.wminkowski([1, 1, 0], [0, 1, 0], 3, np.ones(3))
1.0