# Supported Beta-diversity Measures

From Bioinformatics Software

## Quantitative measures

- Bray-Curtis (aka: normalized weighted UniFrac, percentage difference)
- Canberra
- Chi-squared
- Coefficient of similarity
- Complete tree
- Euclidean
- Fst
- Gower
- Hellinger
- Kulczynski
- Lennon compositional difference
- Manhattan (aka: taxicab, city-block, unnormalized weighted UniFrac)
- Mean nearest neighbour distance (aka: comdistnn)
- Mean phylogenetic distance (aka: comdist)
- Morisita-Horn
- Pearson product-moment correlation coefficient
- Rao's Hp
- Soergel (aka: Jaccard, unweighted UniFrac, Ruzicka, Marczewski-Steinhaus, percentage remoteness)
- Tamas coefficient (TC) (aka: simple matching coefficient)
- Weighted correlation
- Whittaker index of association
- Yue-Clayton (aka: similarity ratio)

## Qualitative measures

- Bray-Curtis (aka: Sorensen, PhyloSor, Dice)
- Canberra
- Coefficient of similarity
- Euclidean
- Gower
- Kulczynski (aka: Kulczynski-Cody, Sokal-Sneath)
- Lennon compositional difference
- Manhattan
- Mean nearest neighbour distance (aka: comdistnn)
- Mean phylogenetic distance (aka: comdist)
- Pearson product-moment correlation coefficient
- Soergel (aka: Jaccard, unweighted UniFrac)
- Tamas coefficient (TC) (aka: simple matching coefficient)
- Weighted correlation