inflection point


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inflection point

[in′flek·shən ‚pȯint]
(mathematics)

point of inflection

The point on the length of a structural member subjected to flexure at which the direction of curvature changes and at which the bending moment is zero.
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In mathematics, "inflection point" describes a point on a curve having certain properties; the phrase has no judgmental content.
An inflection point may have been reached for loss frequency, tort filings and reserve releases, says Conning.
Models###Time of the inflection point (ti)###The value of the inflection point y(ti)
His latest book, Getting Innovation Right: How Leaders Leverage Inflection Points to Drive Success, was published in 2013.
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For the first time since Croly's era, we are at an inflection point in American politics, a time when the fundamental definition of what politics is all about could change.
This higher order equation may yield an improved fit up through moderate strains as it provides a model that exhibits one inflection point on the stress strain curve.
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