Cluster

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Cluster(s) may refer to:

Science and technology[edit]

Astronomy[edit]

  • Cluster (spacecraft)
  • Asteroid cluster, a small asteroid family
  • Cluster mission, a European Space Agency mission to study the magnetosphere
  • Galaxy cluster, large gravitationally bound groups of galaxies, or groups of groups of galaxies
  • Globular cluster, a spherical collection of stars whose orbit is either partially or completely in the halo of the parent galaxy
  • Open cluster, a spherical collection of stars that orbits a galaxy in the galactic plane
  • Supercluster, the largest gravitationally bound objects in the universe, composed of many galaxy clusters

Biology and medicine[edit]

  • Cancer cluster, in biomedicine, an occurrence of a greater-than-expected number of cancer cases
  • Cluster headache, a neurological disease that involves an immense degree of pain
  • Cluster of differentiation, protocol used for the identification and investigation of cell surface molecules present on white blood cells.
  • Winter cluster, in beekeeping, a well-defined cluster of honey bees in cold temperatures
  • Disease cluster, a grouping of cases of disease
  • Genetic cluster, a group of genes (or proteins, or metabolites) whose expression or concentration is similar across a range of conditions
  • Cluster of microorganisms, as in a colony.

Computing and data science[edit]

  • Computer cluster, a group of loosely coupled computers that work together
  • Data cluster, a group of disk sectors used in a File Allocation Table
  • Cluster analysis, a technique for statistical data analysis
  • Cluster sampling, a sampling technique used when "natural" groupings are evident in a statistical population
  • Clusterable graph, a signed-graph with no cycles with exactly one negative link

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