sparseness


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sparseness

[′spärs·nəs]
(mathematics)
The property of a nonlinear programming problem which has many variables, but whose objective and constraint functions each involve only relatively few variables.
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We can find from Table 2 that the highest accuracy in different number of training samples need different sparseness coefficient.
The sparseness of his playing time is the only thing Haddadi has complained about in Memphis.
The baroque rhapsody "Hypocritical Kiss" trades sparseness for a current of chiming keys; it is perhaps the most gorgeous thing the musician has put his name to.
Yes, this was painfully lowkey at times, but there is little doubt - especially considering the sparseness of options - that Carroll made himself pretty much a stone-cold certainty to start against France on June 11.
Almost lean, without venturing into sparseness, as if any extraneous distractions were excised on the drawing board.
The sparseness of the news report combined with the paucity of interactive content make for a distinctly tepid experience.
I can even live with the sparseness of dialogue that characterises much of the film.
The sparseness of some areas of Alabama, Tennessee and the Carolinas.
2010) recognized that the sparseness of monitoring data, especially in developing countries, had hindered epidemiologic and health impact studies of P[M.
Perhaps the slow movement with its sparseness, coming from the depths of the troubled composer's soul, did not appeal.
There's a sparseness in the way her prints are made but they are very engaging.