error function

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error function

[′er·ər ‚fəŋk·shən]
(mathematics)
The real function defined as the integral from 0 to x of e -t 2 dt or e t 2 dt, or the integral from x to ∞ of e -t 2 dt.
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The power series and asymptotic expansion of the complementary error function erfc (z) [46] are respectively of the forms
John Danesh of the University of Cambridge (England) and his associates in the ERFC.
SCHEDULE - Saturday, playing as the Highwaymen, ERFC will participate in the Maggotfest tournament at Missoula, Mont.
16QAM] [approximate] 3/8 erfc ([square root]2[[gamma].
To obtain a realistic estimate of n, we make use of Temme's uniform asymptotic approximation [Temme 1975] in terms of the complementary error function erfc [Abramowitz et al.
where C (r, t) is the calcium concentration at time, t, and distance, r, from the channel; Dca is the diffusion coefficient for calcium; FAR is the Faraday constant; J is the flux per channel; and erfc is the complementary error function.
U ~ erfc [square root of r - y/2[epsilon], [epsilon] [right arrow] 0, U ~ 2[phi]/[pi], r [right arrow] 0,
Eugene's win, the sixth straight victory for the home team in the Eugene-Bend series, closes the ERFC league season.
erfc ([alpha]) = 2/[square root of [pi]] [[integral].
Recent results for ERFC include a 25-8 loss to the Bend Roughriders two weeks ago, setting up a rematch in Eugene next spring that may determine which team advances to the regional playoffs.
The ERFC "B" team finished third in the men's seven-team competition.