# ideal point

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## ideal point

[ī′dēl ′pȯint]
(mathematics)
In projective geometry, all lines parallel to a given line are hypothesized to meet at a point at infinity, called an ideal point. Also known as point at infinity.
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The estimates are incomplete; when someone casts relatively few votes, it is difficult to pinpoint his/her ideal point.
i] represent the distance from negative ideal point and ideal point (defined in (5)), respectively.
It is not realistic to reach the ideal point, but it does mean that bigger area under the curve (AUC), a better classifier.
From an ideal point of view hopefully it would nibble around for the first day or so then flatten out into a decent batting pitch for two days with spin later on - but that's utopia, that rarely happens.
I wish him [head of Syriza, Alexis Tsipras] all the best and I believe together we'll bring Turkish-Greek relations to a much better, ideal point," said Erdoy-an.
De Novo programming was proposed by Zeleny (1982, 1986) to re-design or re-shape a given system to achieve an ideal point based on given resources (subject to constraints).
As the second largest province in the Philippines, Isabela - which is home to Magat Dam, a major source of power and water supply in Northern Luzon - is an ideal point in building SM's presence in the region.
It's a bad thing for Lin, who wants to prove that he can be the ideal point guard for a title-contending team like the Rockets.
In the decision-making method, the concept of ideal point has been used to help identify the best alternative in the decision set.
The figure is based on the roll call vote analysis and for each senator provides a mean ideal point, referred to below as the Lib-Con score, along with the 95 percent credible interval (CI) for this point estimate.
The poll found that the ideal point at which to have sex for the first time is the third date.

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