mathematical function


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mathematical function

A rule for creating a set of new values from an existing set; for example, the function f(x) = 2x creates a set of even numbers (if x is a whole number).
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When the user requests the evaluation of the mathematical function, a Function type object is automatically generated.
We see that if we think of the activity of the nervous system as a mathematical function with an enormous number of variables, we shall not only have place for the uniqueness of each individual, determined by the value of the variables and the character of the function, but that this would also imply a localization, which is permanent in a given individual at a given 'time'; which again implies the totality of the 'circumstances',.
According to Talbert & Avitzur, the most often used are two- and three-parameter mathematical functions.
Using the concept of the potential field we have integrated the sensors output in a mathematical function.
Specifically avoiding any references to restrictions on the types of mathematical functions involved in a patent, the court appears to open the door to all varieties of computer inventions, provided that the patent practitioner follows these guidelines.
amp; AUSTIN, Texas & PARIS -- The Numerical Mathematics Consortium today announced the availability of its preliminary technical specification, which outlines a list of more than 250 numerical mathematical functions the consortium plans to standardize.
A standard set of mathematical functions based on industry-accepted semantics would go a long way in creating portable skills and off-the-shelf libraries and tools that would be plug-and-play in various environments and help our bottom line.
In order to obtain smooth curves for y(x) and y'(x), a mathematical function has been developed (Vanegas et al.
A mathematical function needs to be compiled only once, after which the associated object can be used for repeatedly calculating the function values.
It is represented as a mathematical function of the type, age, size and features of the ship along with the state of the freight market, and a technique called regression is used to calibrate this function in line with recent sale prices.
The hard thresholding is defined by the following mathematical function as [5]
Inference is a generalisation (formulation of a pattern or law) about the relations between the collected facts that leads to acquiring a general formula or mathematical function.

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