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function [C] = compute_dCov_dCor_statistics(X,a)
%Computes the statistics (C; matrix A or B in the paper) to distance covariance/correlation.
%   X: X(:,t) is the t^th sample.
%   a: alpha.
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d = (sqdistance(X)).^(a/2);%squared pairwise distances => alpha/2
ck = mean(d,2);
cl = mean(d,1);
c = mean(ck); %=mean(cl)

C = bsxfun(@minus,bsxfun(@minus,d,ck),cl) + c;