bifurcation


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bifurcation

[bī·fər′kā·shən]
(mathematics)
The appearance of qualitatively different solutions to a nonlinear equation as a parameter in the equation is varied.
(science and technology)
Division into two branches, parts, or aspects.
Point at which division occurs.
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3]) and bifurcation diagrams are generated using temperature (150-500[degrees]C) as a bifurcation parameter and varying the CO concentration from 1400 ppm to 5000 ppm.
With the average automobile liability case or slip-and-fall case, the advantages of bifurcation are as follows:
The second major dimension of bifurcation, one closely related to the first, is the difference in the policy and program frameworks of the various provinces.
I would like to conclude with some brief remarks on four topics related to process pedagogy: the difficulty of thinking in holistic terms, given not only the general tendency of modernism but a century of emphasis on piecemeal analysis in philosophy; the problem of overcoming the bifurcation of education, even in Whitehead's philosophy of education; the need to add flesh and blood - detailed proposals - to the generalities of process pedagogy; and the problem at the door of any reform in education - that of educating the educators.
Some students of economic bifurcations seem content to place their analysis in the belt of auxiliary hypotheses surrounding the Lakatosian core of neoclassical economics.
Interestingly, the Senate Report seems to leave the door ajar for retroactive, nonregulatory bifurcation.
is a leading developer of novel stent systems for the treatment of bifurcation lesions.
Sources said that the speech would be spread on 450 pages strongly opposing the bifurcation of the state.
We have received around 2,000 emails ( from general public) giving us information on bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh.
Hurriyet will oppose any move of bifurcation of the territory," he added.
This now enables treatment of bifurcation lesions in lumen diameters from 2.
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