conditional statement

conditional statement

[kən′dish·ən·əl ′stāt·mənt]
(computer science)
A statement in a computer program that is executed only when a certain condition is satisfied.
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A conditional statement is a statement of the form "if p then q", with the two propositions p and q referred to as the hypothesis and the conclusion respectively.
According to the agency, the firm used an indefinite or conditional statement in certain research reports that was not specific enough to satisfy regulations, and was not clear, comprehensive and prominent.
The topics include incompleteness and uncertainty, the importance of conditional independence, Bayesian programming with coherence variables, the Bayesian programming conditional statement, and Bayesian inference algorithms revisited.
Barnea aims to persuade the Israeli state to issue a conditional statement of intent to purchase around e1/41bn of electricity a year from Cyprus.
The Tax Court concluded that the ex-wife's signature on the March 2007 state court order was a conditional statement that she would not claim the dependency exemption if the child support payments were current.
However, Lockhart emphasized that this should not be viewed as a commitment to keep rates low, but rather as a conditional statement that is "based on a best estimate of the path the economy is on.
This outcome would be hard to explain if the participants were not actually computing the conditional probability of the conditional statement given the changes in the cards' frequencies.
Since accounting valuations lack the full texture of an appraisal report, the attachment of a conditional statement is a bit more problematic for the accountant.
Condition coverage metric reports all cases of each Boolean sub-expression, separated by logical operators or and and; in a conditional statement it causes the complete conditional statement to evaluate the decisions (e.
Conditional statement is a command that allows the program to decide whether to perform a group of commands following the statement for conditional execution, or to skip these commands.
His first conditional statement could just as well refer to the Tooth Fairy or the pot of gold at the end of the rainbow Were we to devote our entire life to such fruitless searches, we would be left with an unproductive and wasted life--certainly a loss.
Clearly, it would be circular to use the notion of conditional probability, thus defined, in order to explicate the notion of a conditional statement or a conditional belief, because the definition itself employs a conditional.

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