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Collected together, thereby forming a cluster, clump, or mass of individual units.


, agglomerated (ă-glomĕr-ăt, -ātĕd)
To gather into a mass.
[L. ag-glomero, to wind into a ball; from ad, to, + glomus (glomer-) mass, ball of yarn]


(ă-glom′ĕ-rāt″) [L. agglomerare, to roll into a ball]
To congregate, form a mass.
agglomeratio (-rā′shŏn)
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441) "Although these policies could create local agglomerative benefits if only one local government engaged in them, they did not produce net national economic gain, as they created inefficient subsidy competition, political manipulation of the railroad industry, and over-investment.
To explore the structure of a data set, we use hierarchical agglomerative classification that gives information about separate areas of high density of records that are represented by clusters.
Jaccard's coefficient (Jaccard, 1908) and sequential agglomerative hierarchical and nested Clustering (SAHN) feature of NTSYS- pc version 2.
Ward's hierarchical agglomerative clustering method was used, with squared Euclidean distance as the index of pairwise similarity-dissimilarity between participant profiles.
Taken together these circumstances seriously reinforce the agglomerative advantages of the established pattern of activity, especially in the more complex business service and manufacturing activities.
It cannot be targeted at firms that provide agglomerative spillover benefits for the city, it provides far less benefits to firms than would cash subsidies of equal value, and it generates costs that are not included in a city's public budget and hence are hidden from ordinary group competition for scarce public resources.
Regional scientists, demographers, human geographers, and scholars in other disciplines have studied the history of population distribution and settlement patterns, and explored geophysical, agglomerative, and urbanization determinants of changes (Jaret 1983; Moore and Thorsnes 1994; Morris 1994).
1) An agglomerative hierarchical clustering method with complete linkage was used to produce a range of solutions up to one-tenth of the sample size, from 2-15 clusters.
Agglomerative hierarchical clustering is a technique that proceeds by a series of step-wise successive fusions of n individuals into a final group of n members.
First, human capital externalities act as an agglomerative force in which productivity leads to higher wages.
Agglomerative hierarchical clustering techniques start with as many groups as observations.