NS  Vol.5 No.1 , January 2013
Nearest neighbor vector analysis of SDSS DR5 galaxy distribution
Abstract: We present the nearest neighbor distance (NND) analysis of SDSS DR5 galaxies. We give NND results for observed, mock and random sample, and discuss the differences. We find the observed sample gives us a significantly stronger aggregation characteristic than the random samples. Moreover, we investigate the direction of NND and find the direction has close relation with the size of the NND for the observed sample.
Cite this paper: Wu, Y. , Xiao, W. , Mu, R. , Batuski, D. and Khalil, A. (2013) Nearest neighbor vector analysis of SDSS DR5 galaxy distribution. Natural Science, 5, 47-51. doi: 10.4236/ns.2013.51008.

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