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Alex Zak <zak.alex@gmail.com> wrote in message <e3eb7a25-0da9-4520-892e-678c2189d549@f40g2000pri.googlegroups.com>...
> What is the best criteria to measure distance between two independent
> normal distributions using Matlab??
> 
> Thanks.

  You could mean many different things by "distance" here.  For example, you might want to use the Lp distance for some p - that is, the p-th root of the mean of the p-th power of the absolute differences between the two densities.  Or there are many other definitions of distances.  Who is to say what is "best"?  What would you like to use?

Roger Stafford