nondeterministic

nondeterministic

[¦nän·di‚tər·mə′nis·dik]
(science and technology)
Unpredictable in terms of observable antecedents and known laws; this is a relative term pertaining to a given state of knowledge but not necessarily implying ultimate unpredictability.

nondeterministic

Exhibiting nondeterminism.
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To reduce the risk caused by unreliable communications, we proposed nondeterministic authorizations (i.e., pessimistic, optimistic, and trade-off authorizations) and stochastic authorization.
proposed a nondeterministic adaptive inertia weight particle swarm algorithm in which the inertia weight dynamically adjusts itself according to the fitness increment over each iteration [14].
Similarly, the nondeterministic automaticity [N.sub.L](n) of a language L is the number of states of a smallest NFA accepting some n-th order approximation to L.
Furthermore, since the high amount of randomness involved renders the nature of this problem nondeterministic, it is quite difficult to formulate this problem purely through mathematics.
PA engines also have the capability to cope with nondeterministic data from DUT outputs.
First, if the world is nondeterministic then anything on the lines of the doomsday argument may prove unable to deliver a strongly pessimistic conclusion.
(16.) As Paolo Virno has described it, "habituation to uninterrupted and non-teleological change, reflexes tested by a chain of perceptive shocks, a strong sense of the contingent and the aleatory, a nondeterministic mentality, urban training in traversing the crossroads of differing opportunities.
Some specific topics covered include an inference-based collaborative filtering approach, Byzantine fault tolerance for nondeterministic applications, hybrid trust information exchange for federated systems, and a secure multipath routing scheme for mobile ad hoc networks.
We describe a nondeterministic procedure P that receives a formula F [member of] [P.sub.H] and produces a new formula F' [member of] A.
If G is nondeterministic, then G has an alternating cycle with respect to some state M.
programs are characterized by nondeterministic behavior, since each
It would not count as an act of free will if some nondeterministic quantum fluctuation in my brain caused me to do good rather than evil.

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