>In article <firstname.lastname@example.org>,
>bjadams at CRCVMS.UNL.EDU (Byron Adams) writes:
>> Cutting the gap out might violate some of the assumptions
>> associated with certain types of analyses, such as statistical or distance
>>>I could be wrong but ....
>as long as you cut the same section out of all the sequences, you actually
>protect yourself from these "violations". The classic violation is to
>break the so called triangle inequality.
I could be wrong but .... I think you're right.
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