principle of the minimum

principle of the minimum

[′prin·sə·pəl əvthə ′min·ə·məm]
(mathematics)
The principle that for a nonvanishing nonconstant complex analytic function defined in a domain, the absolute value of the function cannot attain its minimum at any interior point of the domain.
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Caption: Figure 2: The selection of the initial cluster centers through the principle of the minimum mean distance.
The first principle of the minimum wage, whether it be in the US or the UK, is that it applies to everyone.
The BRC supports the principle of the minimum wage, but it's sheer madness to be forcing new costs on this scale on to retailers and their suppliers.
Conservative leader Michael Howard said, 'We have accepted the principle of the minimum wage and we certainly wouldn't seek to reduce the level of the minimum wage.
In this study, a high-order governing differential equation was developed based on the principle of the minimum potential energy theorem and applied to the study of the mechanical properties of laminated composite wood poles.
The principle of the Minimum Wage is almost universally accepted now, so why not apply it to all workers instead of leaving 16 to 17-year-olds prey to rogue employers?

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