Nearest Neighbor

Nearest neighbor may refer to:

  • Nearest neighbor search in pattern recognition and in computational geometry
  • Nearest-neighbor interpolation for interpolating data
  • Nearest neighbor graph in geometry
  • The k-nearest neighbor algorithm in machine learning, an application of generalized forms of nearest neighbor search and interpolation
  • The nearest neighbour algorithm for approximately solving the travelling salesman problem
  • The nearest neighbor method for determining the thermodynamics of nucleic acids
  • The nearest neighbor method for calculating distances between clusters in hierarchical clustering.

Famous quotes containing the words nearest and/or neighbor:

    Yet do I fear thy nature,
    It is too full o’th’ milk of human kindness
    To catch the nearest way.
    William Shakespeare (1564–1616)

    It was my thirtieth year to heaven
    Woke to my hearing from harbor and neighbor wood
    Dylan Thomas (1914–1953)