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deterministic

(probability)
Describes a system whose time evolution can be predicted exactly.

Contrast probabilistic.

deterministic

(algorithm)
Describes an algorithm in which the correct next step depends only on the current state. This contrasts with an algorithm involving backtracking where at each point there may be several possible actions and no way to chose between them except by trying each one and backtracking if it fails.
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He said that he had no problem with noncomplete deterministic automata since he knew he could add a sink state and direct all the missing transitions into the sink.
The deterministic settlement price is based on a calculated life expectancy tar the insured of 71 months.
Inevitability means unavoidability, and if you think about what avoiding means, then you realize that in a deterministic world there's lots of avoidance.
Portier says the mathematics become more difficult when moving from the continuous deterministic approach to the stochastic approach.
Over time it has continued to accurately reflect the deterministic relationships between the perception of phenomena, the design of research, the analysis of data, and the process of theorizing.
Economists, many of them unsatisfied even with the behaviour of homo economicus, assumed to be motivated only by pursuit of self-interest, have looked to other disciplines--evolutionary biology notable among them--for more deterministic causes of man's behaviour.
The traditional deterministic philosophic position has been that, since there is no physical free win in the universe, there cannot be any human free will.
The French mathematician Henri Poincare, writing around the turn of the century, is generally credited with the discovery that nonlinear deterministic dynamical systems can exhibit strange, erratic behaviors.
The standard provides key features that couple with SAE Standard AS5643 to create a deterministic, robust, and redundant system architecture that meets most A&D requirements for a real-time control bus.
One of the main topics of this proposal is to investigate how separation of time scales can cause a fast-slow deterministic system to converge to a stochastic differential equation (SDE).
The Order Book building function uses the NovaSparks FPGA Market Data Matrix (TM) architecture and provides deterministic nanosecond speeds.
To remain stable and uncorrupted, Exchange message stores demand a deterministic connection, where the requesting server waits for a response to its request before continuing.