adaptive system


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adaptive system

[ə′dap·tiv ′sis·təm]
(system engineering)
A system that can change itself in response to changes in its environment in such a way that its performance improves through a continuing interaction with its surroundings.
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Due to a completely modular system in which all single components are mutually compatible, the Adaptive system is much more advanced than previous multiple connectors.
The vehicle features new headlights and re-profiled front and rear bumpers, standard and M Sport suspension set-ups, adaptive system and upgraded infotainment system.
Technological developments and cost reduction will eventually result in older technologies being replaced by newer ones such as LEDs, xenon, adaptive system, and so on.
David Coates (Senior Research Silviculturist with the Ministry of Natural Resource Operations, Smithers Canada), "Managing Forests As Complex Adaptive Systems" is organized into three major sections: Setting the Stage; Complexity and Complex Adaptive Systems in Different Forest Biomes; Management Under the Complex Adaptive System and Resilience Paradigm.
They say health care is what is termed a complex adaptive system, requiring leadership and incentives rather than power and control, and we should recognize that and get on with life.
When overloaded, individual agents decompose themselves to increase parallelism, so that response times are shortened and later decomposition requests in such real-time adaptive system disappear (Komma et al.
To counteract those effects, the ABL uses an adaptive system that senses atmospheric changes along its path and makes optical adjustments to compensate.
It responds less specifically and more quickly than the adaptive system.
Where this book differs from The Adaptive System by Rod Watson, which I have also reviewed here, is that Beecroft offers only an approach.
It's a highly adaptive system that shoots, moves and communicates with whatever hardware is added to it.
I like to draw the analogy with a flock of birds; companies need to interact like they do in a complex, adaptive system in which there is not just one pair of eyes (the manager) but a thousand pairs of eyes (all employees) focused on the prey and competition, ie customers and rivals.

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