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asymptote

a straight line that is closely approached by a plane curve so that the perpendicular distance between them decreases to zero as the distance from the origin increases to infinity

asymptote

[′as·əm‚tōt]
(mathematics)
A line approached by a curve in the limit as the curve approaches infinity.
The limit of the tangents to a curve as the point of contact approaches infinity.
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Here we study the asymptotic behavior of the following normalized symmetric polynomials
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This gives an expansion analogous to the Poincare-type expansion, but including confluent hypergeometric functions instead of inverse powers of z as asymptotic sequence.
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Keywords: Asymptotic stability, linear dynamic equations on time scales, asymptotic solutions, integral representations, first-order systems of differential and difference equations.
No one in this camp ever speaks about its practical limits, leaving the impression that the cost curve isn't asymptotic.
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