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decomposition

[dē‚käm·pə′zish·ən]
(chemistry)
The more or less permanent structural breakdown of a molecule into simpler molecules or atoms.
(geochemistry)
(mathematics)
The expression of a fraction as a sum of partial fractions.
The representation of a set as the union of pairwise disjoint subsets.
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The comparison of the new Lopt-Decomp method with previously developed heuristics Lopt and Decomp is presented with regard to ambulances workload and transportation accessibility.
Once the dummy nodes are removed from the path extracted, the path can be added to the output of decomp function.
Comparison of Two Update Methods on the MEDLINE Data Set with k = 100 Method 1 Method 2 Documents Decomp Time Time Mean Time Mean Old New (Sec) (Sec) Avg Prec (Sec) Avg Prec 1033 -- 150.
002 Numerical stability Good Poor Excellent Sixteen cavity Gauss LU Band diagonal Jordan decomp solver Number of drops 16 16 16 Number of legs/inlet 4 4 4 Elements per segment 8 8 8 Rows in flow matrix 168 168 168 Columns in flow matrix 168 168 9 Storage (bytes) 225,792 225,792 12,096 Response time (sec) 18.