cosine cosine

Definition(s):

  • (n) ratio of the adjacent side to the hypotenuse of a right-angled triangle

Usage(s):

  • By the cosine law the range is readily found to be 11,390 yards.

News

  • StackOverflow and Github Visualized As Cities

    An anonymous reader writes "Ekisto is an interactive network visualization of three online communities: StackOverflow, Github and Friendfeed. Ekisto tries to map our online habitats using graph algorithms and the city as a metaphor. A graph layout algorithm arranges users in 2D space based on their similarity. Cosine similarity is computed based on the users' network (Friendfeed), collaborate ...
    on December 8, 2013     Source: Slashdot

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