### Average Distance Classifier

May 5, 2022 - Reading time: ~1 minute

The Average Distance Classifier is a simplified version of the Nearest Neighbour classifier. It is really easy to implement compared to other classification algorithms. Because it discards a lot of the data given to it, its accuracy can be worse than other classifiers. The algorithm can be thought of as a nearest-neighbor where each label is a single neighbor.

### Comparison with Nearest-Neighbor

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