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goal seeking

The ability to calculate a formula backward to obtain a desired input. For example, given the goal gross margin = 50% and the range of possible inputs, goal seeking attempts to obtain the optimum input.
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The profile produces six scores titled Purpose (PU), Coherence (CO), Choice/Responsibility (CR), Death Acceptance (DA), Existential Vacuum (EV), and Goal Seeking (GS) and two composite scores entitled Personal Meaning Index (PMI) and Existential Transcendence (ET).
Others scales are: Purpose, Coherence, Choice/ Responsibleness, Existential Vacuum, Goal Seeking [9, 11].
The scale consists of six sub-scales including Purpose (PU), Coherence (CO), Choice/Responsibility (C/R), Death Acceptance (DA), Existential Vacuum (EV), and Goal Seeking (GS).
A real-time optimization algorithm for chop saw systems has been developed based on the principle of goal seeking.
Yu, 1983, "A Goal Seeking Investment Model", Management Science, 29:1027-1036
The LAP-R is scored and profiled in terms of six subscales: Purpose (PO), Coherence (CO), Choice/ Responsibleness (CR), Death Acceptance (DA), Existential Vacuum (EV), and Goal Seeking (GS).
Goal seeking functions are realized through the backward inference mechanism, enabling the neural expert system to show the appropriate inputs (or conditions) to guarantee the desired level of outputs.
For example, goal seeking might be used to find the required mix in the liquidation of short- and medium-term assets to reduce a projected cash deficit to zero over the next six months.
Drawing on his earlier insightful work, Kaare Strom models party behavior as a simultaneous effort to seek three distinct goals - votes, offices, and policies - and examines data on six Norwegian parties to see whether different combinations of goal seeking explains differences in party organization.
They have basic data analysis tools plus many advanced features such as scenario management, goal seeking, linear and nonlinear solvers and matrix manipulation.
The term success has to do with the act of measuring an activity, the activity of goal seeking.
Solid Edge V20 has more of a mechanical engineering 'feel,' and Goal Seeking is a good example of this.