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continuous variable

[kən¦tin·yə·wəs ′ver·ē·ə·bəl]
(computer science)
A variable that can take on any of a range of values.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

continuous variable

see VARIABLE.
Collins Dictionary of Sociology, 3rd ed. © HarperCollins Publishers 2000
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Furthermore, when converting a continuous variable to a categorical variable it is necessary to generate categorical steps that are small enough.
Where: Age (continuous variable); GCS = Glasgow Coma Scale (continuous variable); AIS_HN = Head/Neck Abbreviated Injury Score (ordinal variable); AIS_CHS = Chest Abbreviated Injury Score (ordinal variable); and AIS__EXT = Extremity Abbreviated Injury Scale (ordinal variable).
Income from the non-fishing sources (Income-Source): It is continuous variable measured in percentage.
The practice showed that the information gain ratio was more preferred to the continuous variable; therefore, the information gain ratio for the continuous variable with n distinct values should be expressed as [16]
Match DELTALP A continuous variable uncertainty measuring the level of competitiveness of the game by the absolute difference in league positions.
Powered by the same, 240bhp 1,750cc turbo petrol engine as the coupe, it includes direct fuel injection, dual continuous variable valve timing and a scavenging control system that sees off any turbo lag.
Powered by the same, 240bhp 1,750cc turbo petrol engine as the coupe, it includes direct fuel injection, dual continuous variable valve timing and a revolutionary scavenging control system that sees off any turbo lag.
This combination in addition to other new technologies such as a turbo-specific D-4ST fuel injection technology and continuous variable valve timing with expanded valve opening angles (VVT-iW) realizes both an excellent ride and environmental performance.
"Envelope tracking is basically a continuous variable transmission, compared to our manual gearbox," he says.
The same regression model was used for testing the relation between the above-mentioned outcome variables (NIHSS; mRS) and fasting blood glucose (continuous variable) on admission to hospital.
In the new pricing scheme, the Safrane is available at RO99 on continuous variable installment basis with an initial 20 per cent down payment.
A unique feature is the ability to automatically select a continuous variable pitch to produce colours beyond the range of the CIE chromaticity chart.

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