Define matching coefficient, Advanced Statistics

Matching coefficient is a similarity coefficient for data consisting of the number of binary variables which is often used in cluster analysis. It can be given as follows 
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here a, b, c and d are the four frequencies in the two-by-two cross-classification of variable values forth subjects i and j.  

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