 

City Block Distance It is also known as Manhattan distance, boxcar distance, absolute value distance. It represents distance between points in a city road grid. It examines the absolute differences between coordinates of a pair of objects. Formula: For example:
Point A has coordinate (0, 3, 4, 5) and point B has coordinate (7, 6, 3, 1). The City Block Distance between point A and B is
Try the interactive program below. Suppose you walk to the North 3 meters and then to the East 4 meters, what is the city block distance to the origin location? Put A = (0, 0) to indicate the origin and B = (3, 4) as the current location, the City Block distance represents the length of walking distance. City block distance is a special case of Minkowski distance with The pattern of City block distance in 2dimension is diamond. When the sink is on the center, it forms concentric diamonds around the center.
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