detailed balance


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detailed balance

[də′tāld ′bal·əns]
(statistical mechanics)
The hypothesis that when a system is in equilibrium any process occurs with the same frequency as the reverse process.
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We also completed detailed balance sheet reviews in seven other selected countries to ensure that we were not exposed in any other part of BT to the issues that we uncovered in Italy, and to ensure they would not occur again in the future," Mr Rake said.
There is yet no gener- ally accepted statistical mechanics of active matter, where the absence of detailed balance means that small differences in microscopic dynamics can in principle lead to very different macroscopic behaviour.
The audit reports on close to 150 institutions that the court sent to Parliament in November did not include detailed balance sheets and lacked the comprehensive data that Parliament needs to perform its budgetary oversight role.
Third is the real-time and detailed balance inquiry.
The seven banks have yet to publish their detailed balance sheets and financial results for 2012.
By including a fundamental manager, an investor can profit directly from a detailed balance sheet and macro analysis, and arguably more concentrated portfolios.
Also, the brief section on detailed balance is most welcome, as many biology students may equate it with simple equilibrium.
He raised questions about how the investment strategy worked, the company's lack of detailed balance sheets and its use of a small and little-known accounting firm.
Agencia do Credito uses the portfolio quality report, consolidated and detailed income statement report, consolidated and detailed balance sheet report and cash flow report.
Keywords: evolutionary computation, simulated annealing, thermodynamics of equilibrium, detailed balance, ergodicity.
Listed companies reported significantly more detailed balance sheets than unlisted companies.
Identifying what may have changed requires comparing three or more months of detailed balance report information.