action variable

action variable

[′ak·shən ‚ver·ē·ə·bəl]
(physics)
The integral ∫ pdq over a cycle of a dynamical system; q is some coordinate, and p the conjugate momentum. Also known as action integral.
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(b) The action variable [[pi].sup.1.sub.t] [member of] [[PI].sup.1], [[PI].sup.1] = {[a.sub.1], [a.sub.2], ..., [a.sub.K]}, is the set of possible actions and K is the number of possible actions.
According to the family action variable it has been found that 46, 2 % of them is democratic action and 29, 2 % of them is protector action and 24,6 % of them is authoritative action.
Participants responded to the following seven items related to the school commitment action variable: (a) how well the school lets you know how your child is doing in school, (b) how well the school helps you understand what children at your child's age are like, (c) how well the school informs you of chances to volunteer at school, (d) how well the school provides information about community services to help your child or your family, (e) how well the school informs you of community services, (f) how well the school provides workshop materials or advice about how to help your child learn at home, and (g) how well the school tells why your child is in a certain class.
Practically it is a two-position controller, but due to the modification used an action variable is penalized around the set point value.
The Alignment with Agency Action variable reflects this relationship.
The table reports partial derivatives of the probability of each outcome with respect to the Affirmative Action variable, with standard errors of these partial derivatives in parentheses.
The analysis of the decision table involved rough sets-based detection of dependencies between state variables and the control action variable, identification of redundant state variables, and derivation of the optimized decision table (Table 1) with all redundant variables removed.
A similar set of regressions on the ACTION variable is reported in Table 5.
In the energy-use equation, the important variable from a policy perspective is the conservation action variable (Conserve), where the coefficient indicates the energy savings associated with conservation.
In this respect, individuals can develop their self-efficacy by including active cues to action variables in planning, which will be created according to their perceived barriers and benefit s by developing perceptions of susceptibility and seriousness about protective behaviours from lymphedema.
We lag the specific merger-policy action variables and the industry control constructs by 1 year for two reasons.
* Identification of action variables (VAR) -called key factors of management, key variables that control which makes the achievement of objectives;