modulo operator

modulo operator

(mathematics)
(mod) The operator that returns the remainder after integer division of its first argument by its second. Written as "%" in C and some other languages.

Where the second argument is a power of two, the result can be calculated much more quickly using bitwise and with the appropriate bit-mask.
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The modulo operator [9], which is originally derived for the THP, is denoted by:
This nonlinear modulo operator is employed to bound the signals in a square region [-[square root of (m)].
where [E.sub.i] is the [i.sub.th] encrypted consistent feature and M is a modulo operator that makes a number being calculated not exceed the limitation of an integer number.