constant term


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constant term

[′kän·stənt ′tərm]
(mathematics)
A term that does not contain a variable. Also known as absolute term.
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where the summations are over all variables save for the constant term and [X.
denotes the constant term of the full expansion of L as a Laurent series in [t.
For all the break dates, the intercept dummy was not statistically different from zero, which is consistent with the absence of a change in the constant term of the policy rule.
To prove that the HLDDs are not equivalent is possible also by only comparing constant terms of the polynomial.
A new OL-FL equation was developed by using a mathematical smoothing method based on an allometric equation with a constant term.
The Augmented Dickey-Fuller test is carded out for testing the null hypothesis of unit root autoregressive model with no drift in onion price series against the alternative hypothesis of stationary autoregressive model with constant term.
Analysis of the statistical dewatering data of the earlier period (up to 1980) using Equation (3) yields a positive constant term, which is fully logical.
The fixed effects specification in column 2 is the most straightforward way to account for the existence of differences across countries in the constant term of the equation.
where [DELTA] is the first-difference operator, [phi] and [theta] are polynomials in the lag operator L, [epsilon] is an error term, and [mu] is a constant term.
where SSR = regression sum of squares, SST = total sum of squares, n = number of observations, K = number of explanatory variables plus a constant term, Q = number of explanatory variables plus a constant term, and Q > K.
2) This measure of error utilizes the constant term from the regression, which is equivalent to using an average spread.
Some specific constant term variables for certain lakes and seasons also are introduced into the model specification.

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