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parameterization

[pə‚ram·əd·ər·ə′zā·shən]
(science and technology)
The representation, in a dynamic model, of physical effects in terms of admittedly oversimplified parameters, rather than realistically requiring such effects to be consequences of the dynamics of the system.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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KEY SPECS: This controller is fast and easy to parameterize and program via USB in simple applications that do not require an encoder, but demands dynamic and smooth performance.
Second, the maximum-likelihood technique used to parameterize the models for crop-cover types can be modified to improve the classification results, perhaps by making use of neural-network or support-vector machine-type classifiers (Gong et al.
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Developers can parameterize topics, actions, tables and other aspects of the help system when installing or running their application.
Some key features include the ability to parameterize the valve characteristics and tune the pressure loop via a user-friendly Windows-based interface.
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To parameterize, modelers draw up equations that represent a general "cloudiness" factor based on physical principles and empirical observations.
This interdisciplinary volume on nonverbal behavior research, edited by Lausberg, introduces the NEUROGES coding system to clearly parameterize studied behavior.
He also found the hydraulics harder to parameterize (not surprising, since hydraulics, unlike servos, are nonlinear).
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It allows users to parameterize an existing meshed legacy model to modify the design without any CAD support.
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