I am interested in looking at the amount of sharing between several samples (each represented as a vector of character strings), and to do pairwise comparisions, I have been using Jaccard indices. Is there a similar metric, but to compare more than 2 samples at a time?


  • $\begingroup$ Please elaborate on what you mean by "compare more than 2 samples at a time" $\endgroup$
    – Sid
    Feb 4 '18 at 5:20
  • $\begingroup$ I would like to look at intersection/union or a similar statistic for comparing say 3 character vectors at a time. $\endgroup$
    – Keshav M
    Feb 4 '18 at 15:42

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