first derivative


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Financial, Wikipedia.

first derivative

[¦fərst də′riv·əd·iv]
(mathematics)
The derivative of a function, considered as a function of the independent variable just as was the original function from which the derivative was taken.
References in periodicals archive ?
The first derivative, or the gradient function of the quadratic function, would follow the number pattern illustrated by the increasing difference between the outputs whereas the second derivative would follow the pattern represented by the constant difference between the difference of the difference of the outputs.
Dragomir [8] proved the following inequalities for the functions whose first derivative are convex functions
However combined frequencies of these regions (3105-2761 1838-1687 and 1482-440) and the baseline types for these spectral ranges were optimized as one point (average in range) one point (fixed location) and two points (fixed location) respectively with first derivative in each region also selected.
Clearly, the present method requires only two evaluation function and two of its first derivatives and it also free from second derivative.
115) Wiggins's action was transferred to the District of Maryland as part of a multidistrict litigation proceeding involving market-timing-related claims, where First Derivative Traders was appointed lead plaintiff.
First Derivative Traders: Supreme Court Rules Regarding
3 is shown a plot of the window function and its first derivative.
Case 1: If the first derivative is absent from the right hand side of (1), the approximations [({[y.
65) While First Derivative was not a party at the district court, they joined the suit and represented the class of plaintiffs.
FD]/[partial derivative]E) is the first derivative of the Fermi-Dirac distribution function and it is given by:
In particular, this article proposes that the minimum size corresponds to the point (or size) where the first derivative reaches the maximum.
after the engine of loading system has been automatically stopped when reaching the maximum load value provided by zero value of F force first derivative depending on time t.