column strip

column strip

That portion of a flat slab, over the columns, which consists of the quarter panels on both sides of the column center line.
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The Mail's online comic blogger Paul H Birch first wrote the Carter's Column strip for Gamesman magazine during the 1990s and is now reviving it as a free online weekly series starting on Sunday.
The set P(x,t) = [{[GAMMA]([[theta].sub.i])}.sup.L.sub.i=1] is defined as a cut path of the column strips along time t.
The cost indicates the smoothness of the transition between consecutive column strips. If C is sufficiently small, it implies that the appearance of these two neighboring columns, V(g,h) and V(j,k), of the output manifold is as similar as that of the columns, V(g - 1, h) and V(g, h), of the hth input frame, or as that of the columns, V(j, k) and V(j + 1, k), of the kth input frame, keeping the local consistency of the original input frames.
The cost reveals the smoothness of the transition between consecutive column strips in intensity, contour, and salient region.
Slab system consists of two-way slab with shallow wide Ribs acting as column strips along the column centre lines.