branching diagram

branching diagram

[′branch·iŋ ‚dī·ə‚gram]
(mathematics)
In bifurcation theory, a graph in which a parameter characterizing solutions of a nonlinear equation is plotted against a parameter that appears in the equation itself.
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These five independent variables were then represented on a branching diagram (Fig.
If the user commits an error, then though the book is available, the request is not satisfied; Pu follows other probabilities and it is placed at the last fork of the branching diagram.
Evolutionary trees, branching diagrams that often look like a cross between a candelabra and a subway map, aren't just for figuring out whether aardvarks are more closely related to moles or manatees, or pinpointing a slime mold's closest cousins.
There, the separate drawings and sculptures coalesced into a delicate Gesamtkunstwerk amid a fractured white crystalline landscape in which models of constellations and spheres, refractions, and branching diagrams of trees merged into an almost otherworldly panorama atop their pedestals.
If you visualize evolutionary relationships in the form of branching diagrams and then plot them on a time scale, new patterns begin to emerge, with gaps in the fossil record suddenly filling rapidly," Ruta stated.
The problem of partial phylogeny was well analyzed by these authors: branching diagrams for relations between the parts of organisms (partial phylogenies) can be depicted independent of any full phylogeny that attempts to show the evolutionary history of the entire population or species of organism in question.