nearest neighbor analysis

nearest neighbor analysis

a biochemical method used to estimate the frequency with which specific pairs of bases are located next to one another.
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A nearest neighbor analysis of tree islands with symptomatic trees revealed that the mean minimum distance between symptomatic tree islands was 1.
In an article as "establishing and implementing Krast database in Minnesota zone (sinkholes analysis and dispersion), Gao et al provided information in a Karst feature database (KFD) in Minnesota by directing the existing theories regarding the sinkholes dispersion and formation and managed the sinkholes by conducting the nearest neighbor analysis in different scales.
Nearest neighbor analysis Average nearest neighbor distance between host trees within the survey area was 12.
The nearest neighbor analysis supports this, as host trees were, on average, 12.
Average nearest neighbor analysis is applied to determine if event-specific UGC are clustered relative to the other UGC feeds.
Average nearest neighbor analysis is an effective tool for statistically assessing the distribution of wildfire-specific UGC relative to the other, extraneous feeds uploaded by the community.
1; Table 1) were both RT and nearest neighbor analysis (NNA; described subsequently) possible.
Peter Lowther provided insightful review and suggested the nearest neighbor analysis.
Among the methods the researchers applied were nearest neighbor analysis, which discerns nonrandom distribution of cases and is often used by scientists studying species distribution.
A nearest neighbor analysis (based on the minimum convex polygon) was performed to identify the spatial arrangement of burrow entrances within the subcolony, and it indicated a clumping pattern (n = 742, R = 8.
Each disease occurrence was plotted spatially and the spread or dispersion of disease incidence was examined using nearest neighbor analysis based on the R scale.