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asymptote

a straight line that is closely approached by a plane curve so that the perpendicular distance between them decreases to zero as the distance from the origin increases to infinity

asymptote

[′as·əm‚tōt]
(mathematics)
A line approached by a curve in the limit as the curve approaches infinity.
The limit of the tangents to a curve as the point of contact approaches infinity.
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Through construction of Lyapunov function, we gave the sufficient condition for the global asymptotically stable balance point.
If condition (4) is satisfied uniformly with respect to the set [OMEGA], solutions of equation (3) are said to be globally asymptotically stable (or uniformly globally attractive).
This system is in fact asymptotically equivalent to the system
8 As L [right arrow] [infinity], the formula of [GNP] for the mean total current between two horizontally adjacent points is asymptotically
which shows that the effect of the variability of the diffusion coefficients asymptotically vanishes when a Robin-Robin algorithm is used.
and is called asymptotically generalized [PHI]-hemicontractive with sequence {[[kappa].
We use a two-step estimation for the system-GMM, which is considered asymptotically efficient and robust to all types of heteroskedasticity.
Under the null hypothesis, LM is asymptotically distributed as
Lemma 4 (Wo, 2004): Assume that the system (2) is regular and causal, then it is asymptotically stable if and only if given positive definite matrix W, there exists a positive semi-definite matrix V which satisfies
Consumer surplus asymptotically approaches the perfectly competitive market values from below as n [right arrow] [infinity].
If in time the steady motion approaches some limit motion, the later with a great probability can be considered as a asymptotically stable motion.
Rana and Dubey [9] have obtains asymptotically precise estimate of the difference between discrete cubic spline interplant and the function interpolated, which is sometimes used to smooth a histogram.