# piecewise

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## piecewise

(ˈpiːsˌwaɪz)
1. (Mathematics) maths with respect to a number of discrete pieces
2. formal in pieces or by degrees
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The amplitude of the QT Pattern is high in the vicinity of the R peaks, therefore to be analyzed signal for QRS complex starting point QRS Pattern is defined with a piecewise function as
G](y | x) of integral Equation (14) as a piecewise function [MATHEMATICAL EXPRESSION NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] (x, y) .
The second simulation predicts the chaotic time series [34], and the third example approximates a piecewise function [35].
My "calculus--level" solution to deal with this problem is to define the cube root function as a piecewise function for which cube roots of negative real numbers are computed correctly.
This is the piecewise function of TS as a function of EBITO (see eq (2)).
Let us define a piecewise function f which identifies if the point of Bezier curve lies inside or outside the obstacle (outside or inside the working space / is a part of the obstacle or not).
Yu and Wu [27] also recommended a piecewise function to describe the damage evolution:
A linear piecewise function with two parts can be fit on the probability distribution curves.
The activation function can be formulated as a nonlinear piecewise function, expressed as
As a spline is a piecewise function that is fitted exactly to a small number of data at neighboring locations, then (1) it can reproduce a small scale of variation, and (2) it can easily modify parts of curves (or surfaces) without affecting other parts.
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