position vector


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position vector

[pə′zish·ən ‚vek·tər]
(mathematics)
The position vector of a point in euclidean space is a vector whose length is the distance from the origin to the point and whose direction is the direction from the origin to the point. Also known as radius vector.
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n]} be the velocity and position vectors, respectively, of the ith (i = 1, 2, .
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i] represents position vector of the qth particle in the ith swarm, [P.
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