cluster aggregation

cluster aggregation

[′kləs·tər ‚ag·rə′gā·shən]
(physics)
A mathematical model of a coagulation process in which a collection of particles all move randomly at once, and two particles, or a particle and a previously formed cluster, stick together whenever they come within a certain fixed distance of each other.
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Using the Porter cluster aggregation scheme, IBRC researchers estimated output, employment and total value added multipliers for a five-county region in south central Indiana (4) together with the state of Indiana and the entire nation.
NCSA selected Force10 Networks' E1200 platform for our TeraGrid cluster aggregation solution for two key reasons.