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continuant

[kən′tin·yə·wənt]
(mathematics)
The determinant of a continuant matrix.
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Table 1: Distribution of Researchers according to Production Categories and Continuity Category Description Authors AA AP PP CONTINUANTS Published in 5 or more 5.
Another point that deserves to be mentioned is the high proportion of researchers whose collaborations are with researchers from other categories: continuants have connections with 18.
We present here a generalization of continuant polynomials that arise naturally when considering circular words.
They will be called circular continuant polynomials.
3] colours an adjacent *e to *o, and are considered to have been pharyngeal and/or laryngeal continuants (fricatives).
There is a direct connection with IE *-i-sk 'formant of adjectives and noun diminutives' (Illic-Svityc 1976 I: 204, who indicates that the -i- is probably from the i-stems, a continuant from many old root stems), in Wat (36) IE *-isko, compound adj.
Instead, the paper argues that individual processes share with substantial continuants an important property here called "modal robustness in virtue of form.
Evidence was found of the influence of the social dimension on the intellectual affinity that exists among researchers, revealing that in addition to the aspects concerned to the stratification and central role played especially by continuant and transient authors, the social organization of components has a specific substantive grounding in terms of shared theoretical frameworks and, in their turn, guidance for scientific production.
At that time an organized growth of the network was observed, especially around continuant researchers who participate more frequently and regularly when it comes to scientific production (6).
However, it might be claimed that the existence of the components of a continuant do follow from the existence of the continuant.
Humans as continuants, on the other hand, may change in either of two ways: through development over time or through gaining or losing parts.
Dodd finds the compositional action and continuant positions less satisfactory than his own.