nearest neighbor


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nearest neighbor

the basis for the means of analyzing the spatial relations of free-living populations; consists of measuring distance between infected herds and their nearest neighbors.
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i](t) are the nearest neighbors of the last observed value (i.
As nearest neighbor and traditional cluster analysis have different methodologies, and result in different numbers of groups, there is no obvious metric to use for comparison.
In this case, the algorithm assumes that while moving from one end point to the other, the distance to that common nearest neighbor either increases or decreases throughout the link.
For each cell, one-half of the nearest neighbor cells are given by
The higher the measure of spatial dependency the less correlation there is between the mean at a particular point and the value of its nearest neighbor.
According to the distance to nearest neighbor as a measure of spatial distribution in populations, R = 0 in a maximum aggregation, since all of the individuals occupy the same locus and the distance to nearest neighbor is therefore 0.
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In this study SPI values of five stations in northwestern of Iran using time series model, Nearest Neighbor and Artificial Neural Network were forecasted.
In this lavishly-illustrated 6x6"book on our nearest neighbor in the cosmos (and a few other moons), Carlowicz, a science writer/editor with the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, holds forth knowledgeably on the science, and mythological, religious, and popular culture associations with the moon.
The calculations suggest that at low concentrations Pb and O vacancies are paired into nearest neighbor divacancy pairs.
Since opening the store in 1994, Pogue has faced a number of would-be robbers who apparently assumed that, due to his isolated location (his nearest neighbor is 30 miles distant), he was an easy mark.
During a solidification simulation, the temperatures of individual elements change progressively as a function of the six nearest neighbor elements according to a deterministic rule.