local maximum

local maximum

[′lō·kəl ′mak·sə·məm]
(mathematics)
A local maximum of a function ƒ is a value ƒ(c) of ƒ where ƒ(x) ≤ ƒ(c) for all x in some neighborhood of c ; if ƒ(c) is a local maximum, ƒ is said to have a local maximum at c.
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Histograms for the percent signal changes are shown for each local maximum of the L.
Sky Jack led a local maximum of 17 points in the Dogs courtesy of a flying start.
defines the point of local maximum of the log-likelihood surface.
Since first and second order principal minors are less than or equal to zero, and the principal minors are alternate in sign with the determinant of the Bordered Hessian itself, therefore, the given function is negative semi definite which is concave and the solution is a local maximum.
Therefore has or intends outsourcer built on the district member municipalities intra-municipal local maximum and high-speed networks to build /, which are interconnected via a suitable backbone network / be.
In this expression the local wave slope, [epsilon]local, is taken as the local maximum of [absolute value of [nabla][eta]].
This method generally works for greyscale images containing mostly objects of interest having similar gray levels (text documents); the histogram will contain two local maximum points (modes), corresponding to either object or background.
In a non cooperative situation the game finds an equilibrium solution at which each player is at a local maximum and it cannot do better by a unilateral deviation [4].
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