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Abstract The concept of centroid is the multivariate equivalent of the mean. Just like the mean, the centroid of a cloud of points minimizes the sum of the squared distances from the points of the cloud to a point in the space. Copyright © 2009 John Wiley & Sons, Inc. This article is categorized under: Statistical and Graphical Methods of Data Analysis > Multivariate Analysis Statistical Models > Multivariate Models

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