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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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The optimal centroids will be calculated by repeating the steps 2 and 3.
Our neighborhood data complements Esri offerings, with our Carrier Route Boundaries and ZIP+4 Centroids available in Shapefile format for easy integration with their Tapestry segmentation codes, providing an additional level of detail for end users seeking to further refine their marketing efforts and offerings to their customers," Lytle said.
DH uses centroids collected as initial centroids 2.
We also estimated maximum distance traveled from trapping station and 50% fixed-kernel breeding season centroids for all individuals during the study.
max] is the maximum length edge of MST, which represents two centroids that are at maximum separation, and [E.
Because an a priori assumption about the use of census unit centroids to depict populations is made, this method fails to incorporate anthropogenic activities.
In the second step, we apply the normal k-means algorithm [2] to the resulted dataset from step 1 that we called new dataset; this will classify the data into k clusters with k centroids after it converge.
A value of zero denotes a perfect match between a pair of cells: all pixels overlap, the centroids are in the same location and cells have the same size.
RESULTS--The percentage of adult males remaining on modeled management units varied <4% across three sites in southern Texas, despite differences in size of home range and annual movements between centroids of home ranges.
Classification of the 15 genotypes characterized by the centroids and the probability associated to their classification, in 14 environments in the state of Parana.
5: Otherwise, STOP, [chi] is the initial set of centers or centroids.
Greece: coordinate of centroids (Source: own processing) Agency Coordinate of centroid Cluster no.