the similarity of symptoms makes them hard to diagnose
A similar feature or aspect
the similarities between people of different nationalities
the quality of being similar
a Gestalt principle of organization holding that (other things being equal) parts of a stimulus field that are similar to each other tend to be perceived as belonging together as a unit
Two geometrical objects are called similar if they both have the same shape. More precisely, one is congruent to the result of a uniform scaling (enlarging or shrinking) of the other. ...
Similarity refers to the psychological nearness or proximity of two mental representations. Research in cognitive psychology has taken a number of approaches to the concept of similarity. Each of them is related to a particular set of assumptions about knowledge representation.
Closeness of appearance to something else; The relation of sharing properties
(Similarities) Abstract verbal reasoning (e.g. In what way are an apple and a pear alike?)
(3. Similarities) This is another good way of eliciting “the day before yesterday”- “If tomorrow is followed by the day after tomorrow, what is yesterday preceded by?” This works for word forms (e.g. ...
(The similarities) Both provide a representation of a shared understanding of a domain in order to facilitate efficient communication.
Differentia: Sharing attributes, but with different measurements
n. a two-place conceptual equivalence predicate, which is independent of the Lisp image so that two objects in different Lisp images can be understood to be equivalent under this predicate. See Section 3.2.4 (Literal Objects in Compiled Files).
The relationship between two objects that have exactly the same shape but not necessarily the same size.
How well one sequence matches another determined by calculation by an alignment program of identical and conserved residues.
The extent to which nucleotide or protein sequences are related. The extent of similarity between two sequences can be based on percent sequence identity and/or conservation. In BLAST similarity refers to a positive matrix score.
A numerical estimate of the difference between two people, groups of people, or concepts. Often used in perceptual mapping. Similar to correlation, but varies only between 0 and 1. ...
A gestalt principle of grouping, stating that people will tend to group similar items together.
During the conversation, people have an unconscious tendency to imitate their behavior. This happens when the conversation runs seamlessly and is enjoyable for both parties. This approximation of the attitudes and gestures and body movements indicate the emergence of a bond and sympathy. ...
A Gestalt principle of form perception (see Gestalt approach): tendency to group various objects in the visual field, based on the similarity of the objects
the brain groups objects of similar shape, size, or color
whether A's and B's beliefs match
Object Creation of goodwill Research & development Technique of marketing
The similarity between two objects is a measure of how closely they resemble each other. Dissimilarity is the inverse of this, and this is related to the concept of distance.