piecewise-linear

piecewise-linear

[′pēs‚wīz ‚lin·ē·ər]
(mathematics)
A continuous curve or function obtained by joining a finite number of linear pieces.
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p] (we are only concerned with the case K = O(P) here but the definition makes sense more generally), we define the piecewise-linear toggle operation [[tau].
Saucan, Curvature - Smooth, Piecewise-Linear and Metric, in What is Geometry (G.
In Table II, we replicate the piecewise-linear flow-performance regression originated by Sirri and Tufano (1998).
Further, Kocarev [39] and Stojanovski et al [40] analyzed the application of a chaotic piecewise-linear one-dimensional map as random number generator.
Subsequent sections contain chapters on piecewise-linear circuits and analysis, bifurcation and chaos, and simulation, with chapters on a variety of simulation programs.
A matrix structural theory of piecewise-linear elastoplasticity with interacting inelastic failure plane.
The designers usually give us data in large piecewise-linear listings, representing the current drawn by "blocks" of circuits.
The most local construction of [4] is based on piecewise-linear box splines.
The open reference waveforms were also applied to create a piecewise-linear (PWL) source model shown by TABLE 2.
Their results indicate that the sensitivity of residential water demand to price is quite low, in contrast with results of previous studies using similar models to account for the piecewise-linear budget constraint of block prices.
The contribution of this study to the transition literature is that we explicitly test for the possibility of piecewise-linear associations.
Architectural flow and global and local iterations, piecewise-linear source models, weighting functions, and time-windowing are discussed.