convergence factor


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convergence factor

[kən′vər·jəns ‚fak·tər]
(mapping)
For a specific chart or map projection, the factor which, when multiplied by the difference of longitude between points on two meridians, will give the convergence of the meridians. Also known as convergence constant.

convergence factor

The ratio of earth convergence to a change of latitude. It is zero at the equator and maximum at the poles. Earth convergence is the angular difference between adjacent meridians at a particular position. See convergency (ii).
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The convergence factors increase drastically, however, if we deal with larger values of [h.
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We first observe that our theoretical convergence factor q given by (4.
1] is studied in details in [38], where a sharp convergence factor is obtained.
The weak approximation property for the prolongator is known to imply a bound on the two-level convergence factor [8, 13, 1], albeit a fairly pessimistic one [12].
then, under suitable assumptions on M, the convergence factor of Algorithm 3.
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The convergence factor [mu] and [tau] are positive constant.
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