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 factor gives an upper bound to the energy available from the electromagnetic zeropoint field and it is associated with the characteristic function H([omega]) of the zeropoint field.
The convergence factor matrix n in adaptive fault estimation algorithm (11) is selected carefully as
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The convergence factor [mu] and [tau] are positive constant.
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The Convergence Factor represents the next generation of its predecessor's research, further defined, to offer a prescriptive approach to anyone interested in achieving a convergence of business and technology within their own organization," - says Robert Nirkind, Senior Editor for AMACOM Books.
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