discrete mathematics

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discrete mathematics

[di‚skrēt ‚math·ə′mat·iks]
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AH: Starting small, with just one discrete unit, can be a great place to begin.
Calories for standard menu items that are self-service or on display must be declared on signs adjacent to such foods and must disclose the serving size or discrete unit used to determine the calories (e.
Since the first human ancestor scrawled the first calendar on a cave wall, we have held the passage of a discrete unit of time in the utmost regard.
The North East, ie the eastern area between the rivers Tweed and Tees, is one discrete unit firmly linked together ethnically, linguistically and historically.
The program uses a coarse-grained energy landscape model that treats each amino acid as a discrete unit, which enables it to quickly enumerate all possible structures and calculate which ones are most likely.
While the base robotic equipment can be very similar in design, the actual function of each discrete unit frequently differs from application to application.
Dialog is a separate business unit within ProQuest because it is big enough and specialized enough to be a discrete unit with its own strategies, objectives and control over the resources that affect company performance," says BeDell.
Designed to work with standard operating systems, TaskTracer "enables you to organize your information around a 'task,' which is a discrete unit of work that must be accomplished," says Herlocker.
As the chronotope combines spatial and temporal elements into a discrete unit of analysis--a given object, space, or person--so too does the heterotopia allow for time in its rendering of space ("history unfolding in its inherent spatiality").
We had to have a management tool that could manage all the computers at a specific location as a discrete unit," says John Syvertson, Unix systems manager at HON.
The etiology of the systemic change that quality management requires, however, is beyond the capability of any discrete unit or group of individuals in an organization.
But if that training is not handled by a discrete unit assigned to the task, you also have some questions that will be hard to answer: How good is the training?

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