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2. The point in a system of masses each of whose coordinates is a weighted mean of coordinates of the same dimension of points within the system, the weights being determined by the density function of the system.


a. the centre of mass of an object of uniform density, esp of a geometric figure
b. (of a finite set) the point whose coordinates are the mean values of the coordinates of the points of the set


(ˈsɛn trɔɪd)

2. the point where the medians of a triangle intersect.
cen•troi′dal, adj.
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Noun1.centroid - the center of mass of an object of uniform density
center of mass, centre of mass - point representing the mean position of the matter in a body
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Furthermore, the amplitude of the component of the luminous centroid oscillation has been compared with the knock index evaluate through the in-cylinder pressure and the ion current based analyses.
There are several ways to initialize the centroid vector c.
The next step is to take each point belonging to a given data set and associate it to the nearest centroid.
It involves translation (centralization of anatomic landmark configuration), rotation (rotation of all landmark configurations to minimize the distance between them) and scaling (standardization of landmark configuration based on the centroid size).
In this study, each pixel in an ear is used as a centroid to generate a cake.
On the other hand, centroid of orchard vehicle is too high, increasing tip-over risk.
ABSTRACT: The underlying research work was focused on one of the standard k-means issue of initial centroid selection.
As to the quality of instruction, Clusters 1 and 3 are both below the grand centroid.
We set two steps to determine the initial position of the natural cluster centroid.
Patch to calculate all the Euclidean distance and the centroid distance, in accordance with the order from small to large;
In standard k-means, the centroid of a cluster is the average point in the multidimensional space.