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in·li·er

 (ĭn′lī′ər)
n.
An area or formation of older rocks completely surrounded by younger layers.

inlier

(ˈɪnˌlaɪə)
n
(Geological Science) an outcrop of rocks that is entirely surrounded by younger rocks
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It is applied to find optimal inliers that can used to compute the homography matrix.
On each box, the central mark denotes the median value, the box denotes values within the 25 to 75 percentile, and the whiskers extend to the most extreme data considered inliers.
The number of iterations for a single repetition depends on the percentage of inliers, probability and the minimum number of points that mathematically describe the object model.
The distribution of radiometric intersections suggests there is a correlation between the edges of gravity highs (basement inliers in the palaeochannel) as a control on mineralisation, although this is based on limited data points.
Geochronology of Proterozoic basement inliers in the Colombian Andes: tectonic history of remnants of a fragmented Grenville belt.
The problem with this approach is that outlier too close to inliers, can be misclassified.
Cauldron said that the drilling results have confirmed the northern side of the Mt Babbage and Mt Painter Inliers as a region favorable for uranium mineralization with an exploration potential similar to the area which hosts the world class uranium deposits at Beverley and Beverley Four Mile.
Australia by contrast is a picture of general equilibrium, punctuated from time to time by expansions that have left very few linguistic outliers or inliers.
The volcanic rocks of the Cumberland Hill Formation crop out as several inliers and are unconformably overlain by the Upper Carboniferous Pictou Group on the New Brunswick Platform (Fig.
By generating both inliers and outliers, the population is then tuned by selection for its particular environment.
735 Ga has been suggested for coast-parallel dykes in basement inliers of the Appalachians of the United States (event #72 in Ernst and Buchan, 2001).
This density of presentation makes rather heavy going for the reader; a synchronic chart, with exact dates of the interlocked layers, upheavals, outcrops and inliers of Louise's life would have been helpful.