existence proof

existence proof

[ig′zis·təns ‚prüf]
(mathematics)
An argument that establishes the truth of an existence theorem.
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First, there's the existence proof. Even on the worst days, there are two libertarians [Massie and Rep.
Further, Rasgon pointed out that if Apple can prove that its own architecture can credibly replace what have likely been high-end SKUs from Intel, an existence proof for the potential viability of ARM in the PC space will have been provided, as well as throwing the door open for other, more damaging competition down the road.
Ultimately, a reconfigurable robot should be "small, cheap, durable and strong," Knaian says, adding that right now, "it's not possible to get all of those." Still, he points out, "Biology is the existence proof that it is possible."
But now that my own country, brought in time after time for questioning about its own crimes, profound and beyond compare, has delivered yet another submarine to Israel, (in what is purely a business transaction, though glibly declared an act of reparation) whose speciality consists in its ability to direct nuclear warheads toward an area in which not a single atom bomb has yet been proved to exist, its feared existence proof enough, I'll say what must be said.
We shall now establish an auxiliary result, concerning equation (1.2), in view of applying it to the existence proof for equation (1.1).
We recall this fixed point formulation in Section 2 before giving, in Section 3, an elementary and analytical existence proof for the fixed point of Mironescu-Panaitopol's operator, as well as a method of approximation.
"This work, then, is a compelling existence proof that numerical understanding comprises a built-in system of unlearned knowledge," Wynn says.
From these considerations it seems likely that the first player has some advantage, and there is an "existence proof" that the first player can always win.
Finally, an encouraging existence proof is offered demonstrating that it is possible to intentionally enhance the capacity of local school districts.
At least she's an economist interested in the real world, not in some silly mathematical existence proof.
One of these experiments, conducted more than fifty years ago, was inspired by his second great accomplishment: the definition and existence proof for Nash equilibrium.