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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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The proposed area-based method can overcome point sampling problem and threshold value selection to extract shadowed regions.
First of all, note that point sampling would produce a completely white image.
Key words: point sampling, fixed plots, forest inventory, Pinus caribaea, Bitterlich
The masked team members were located near the sorter to provide additional point sampling of respirable aerosol during the experiment.
Ideally, to avoid the effect of dynamic air movement on the capture of microbial aerosols, stagnation point sampling would be used.
The number of fires that are detected with point sampling within an area depends on the density of sample points, given that not all fires have been large enough to contact at least one sample point.
Developer Chris Daniel explains: "CITYgreen takes local data from aerial photographs, point sampling techniques, and ground checks, and uses this data to create Geographic Information System (GIS) maps of the city's existing forest.
Because such a measurement is difficult to accomplish, various one-dimensional (13) and two-dimensional (3, 6, 9) point sampling methods have been devised to make relatively objective and simple measurements of residue cover.
Point sampling (9) at intervals T = t, t [+ or -] m, t [+ or -] 2m, yields the relationship among the temporal aggregates (10) [Mathematical Expression Omitted] where the error term is uncorrelated with information known at time T-2.
Audience estimates would be within a plus or minus 5 percentage point sampling error in 95 of 100 such surveys.
V]nuc independent of nuclear shape, which, because of point sampling, emphasizes larger nuclei rather than smaller ones.
These devices help reduce operating costs, as they allow oil samples to be analysed quickly and simply onsite, either via a dedicated in-line sensor or a single point sampling device.