ITE / code / H_I_D_A_C / base_estimators / ASpearman4_initialization.m

function [co] = ASpearman4_initialization(mult)
%Initialization of the fourth multivariate extension of Spearman's rho estimator, the average of pairwise Spearman's rho.
%   1)The estimator is treated as a cost object (co).
%   2)We use the naming convention 'A<name>_initialization' to ease embedding new association measure estimator methods.
%   mult: is a multiplicative constant relevant (needed) in the estimation; '=1' means yes, '=0' no.
%   co: cost object (structure).
%Copyright (C) 2012 Zoltan Szabo ("", "szzoli (at) cs (dot) elte (dot) hu")
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%mandatory fields: = 'Spearman4';
    co.mult = mult;