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well-posed problem

[′wel ¦pōzd ′präb·ləm]
(mathematics)
A problem that has a unique solution which depends continuously on the initial data.
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Once sufficiently well-posed questions or technical proposals can be teed up for such an exercise (a nontrivial matter), it only needs someone to frame the questions and fund and manage the exercise.
Zolezzi: Well-posed Optimization Problems, Lecture Notes in Mathematics, Springer Verlag, 1993
It is possible to consider two well-posed problems for the error field.
For example, I found the essay on price and asset bubbles by Barry Keating intellectually stimulating and the discussion on sustainable development by Wilber a well-posed moral challenge.
And Nobel laureate Anthony Leggett lamented frustrations in finding the right questions at the borders between knowledge and ignorance: "Where physics tangles with philosophy, the difficulties usually lie less in finding answers to well-posed questions than in formulating the fruitful questions in the first place.
His core chapters look at well-posed equations and their approximations, ill-posed equations and their regularizations, and regularized approximation methods.
Farmyard pictures include the geese and free range hen paintings by Betty Leverton and John Elliott's well-posed piglets.
To give examples that show the failure of technology to solve several well-posed problems that possess (constructive) solutions, and to give examples indicating that widely-used software sometimes provides the wrong answer; and
Let us examine how the difference between the Stokes and Darcy equations impacts construction of well-posed parameterized QPs for these equations.
I don't want to compartmentalize them, but I am clear that there are questions that are well-posed to science and questions that are well-posed to religion.
When data prospecting results in a well-posed predictive modeling question, the organization can choose to run a competition on Kaggle immediately.
The basic theory of well-posed linear systems has previously been scattered among myriad papers, each one rehearsing the entire history and development of the theory up to the time of writing, reports Staffans (mathematics, Abo Akademi U.