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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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The Asymptotical Stability and Stabilization for Discrete Singular Large-Scale Systems.
Global asymptotical stability ofa second order rational difference equation.
61, which is the asymptotical convergence rate on quasi-uniform meshes for a function in [H.
Mikusheva (2007) shows, however, that while the Hansen (1999) grid-bootstrap procedure has correct asymptotical coverage, the Romano and Wolf (2001) subsampling procedure does not.
k,out] does not cause the inner-loop controller to violate the constraints in the future steps, then robust stability is guaranteed due to the asymptotical decrease of [V.
Variational Asymptotical Method for Unit Cell Homogenization--or Vamuch, for short--can be used to calculate material properties and can recover the local fields within the microstructure.
As in classical control, the asymptotical error of the closed loop system, [G.
022 6 > 1 ([dagger]) Values are bilateral asymptotical significances obtained by Wilcoxon Test, showing in bold the significant values: * Mean RMS significantly greater in first position; ([dagger]) Mean RMS significantly higher in sixth position.
max] = maximum asymptotical efficiency; this term is considered to be independent of scallop size; it depends on physical and mechanical characteristics during dredging.
Tethered to its original in a sort of specular bondage, the adaptation is doomed to a state of asymptotical disjunction, always approaching its model but never coalescing fully with it [in a] .