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minimization

[‚min·ə·mə′zā·shən]
(mathematics)
The determination of the simplest expression of a Boolean function equivalent to a given one.
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with the logarithmic distribution of frequencies, minimization results are not as good as shown in the next section.
Once you have set up your risk minimization actions you will need to put some compliance measures in place; that is, are you doing what you say you will?
We propose to compute the risk minimization hedging using standard options by jointly modeling the underlying price dynamics and the Black-Scholes at-the-money implied volatility explicitly.
Harm minimization is defined as 'a policy or program directed towards decreasing adverse health, social and economic consequences of drug use even though the user continues to use psychoactive drugs at the present time' (Single, 1995: 289).
In addition to risk minimization action plans, the guidances address "Premarketing Risk Assessment" and "Good Pharmaco-vigilance Practices & Pharmaco-epidemiologic Assessment.
The Institute also notes its objection to and disagreement with the SEC's language which seems to equate tax minimization with tax shelters.
Holistic concepts like sustainability, energy efficiency and waste minimization are incorporated into our decision-making processes.
Waste minimization is an efficient and up-front solution to waste management that can significantly alter the way business thinks about and treats waste.
A recent Environmental Protection Agency notice describing an EPA-acceptable hazardous waste minimization program has been circulated to INDA members.
CMA) has established a waste minimization program called the Responsible Care Initiative.
Figure 2, page 18, shows how this could be done for the Patient Risk Minimization Parameter.
com/research/txcv8l/biological_sludge) has announced the addition of John Wiley and Sons Ltd's new book "Biological Sludge Minimization and Biomaterials/Bioenergy Recovery Technologies" to their offering.