Statistical Word of the Week
Week #18 - Centroid
The centroid is a measure of center in multi-dimensional space.
The centroid is a measure of center in multi-dimensional space. The centroid of several continuous variables is the vector of means of those variables. A geographic centroid in two dimensional space is the point at which the geographic entity would balance if placed on the tip of a pin. Lebanon, Kansas, for example, is the geographic centroid of the contiguous lower 48 states in the U.S.
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