# mathematical process

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 Noun 1 mathematical process - (mathematics) calculation by mathematical methods; "the problems at the end of the chapter demonstrated the mathematical processes involved in the derivation"; "they were learning the basic operations of arithmetic"calculation, computation, computing - the procedure of calculating; determining something by mathematical or logical methodspermutation - the act of changing the arrangement of a given number of elementscombination - the act of arranging elements into specified groups without regard to orderdifferentiation - the mathematical process of obtaining the derivative of a functionmaximization - the mathematical process of finding the maximum value of a functionintegration - an operation used in the calculus whereby the integral of a function is determinedexponentiation, involution - the process of raising a quantity to some assigned powerarithmetic operation - a mathematical operation involving numbersmatrix operation - a mathematical operation involving matricesconstruction - drawing a figure satisfying certain conditions as part of solving a problem or proving a theorem; "the assignment was to make a construction that could be used in proving the Pythagorean theorem"relaxation method, relaxation - a method of solving simultaneous equations by guessing a solution and then reducing the errors that result by successive approximations until all the errors are less than some specified amountmath, mathematics, maths - a science (or group of related sciences) dealing with the logic of quantity and shape and arrangement
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They are released following a mathematical process called mining where people use computer processing power to generate the code.
Even the first three lines of the brief, nine-line poem illustrate that translation is far more complex an art than a simple mathematical process of replacing each word in Creole with its counterpart in English; the trot provided, while fascinating, is clearly lacking as a poem in English.
We discuss the responses in the following sections and draw the conclusion that such activities are necessary to illuminate the mathematical process of inquiry, argument, and critique in a setting that is relevant to prospective teachers, and, moreover, prove useful in measuring the mathematical confidence and attitudes toward mathematical inquiry possessed by these future teachers.
By using automated regression analysis--a mathematical process of estimating the relationships among variables-each of these interested parties could consistently expect accurate housing values, which in turn would allow more hassle-free loan closings and therefore lead to a more stable market.
Lorenz's team used a mathematical process called splining-effectively using smooth curved surfaces to "join" the areas between grids of existing data.
To improve the efficiency of the process aiming to increase the yield of light oil products, it must be managed by the optimal algorithm using a mathematical process model and Computer Engineering.
While analyzing the temperatures - both recorded and estimated - within a period, say a thousand years, the mathematical models predict the temperatures of the years or decades to come by a mathematical process called extrapolation.
The team has come up with a mathematical process that finds the best paths for automated underwater vehicles (A'UVs) to travel.
An evolutionary algorithm is a mathematical process that improves potential solutions one step at a time until the optimum is reached, he said.
An evolutionary algorithm is a mathematical process where potential solutions keep being improved a step at a time until the optimum is reached,' explains Dr Neumann.
NMPC falls within a class of controllers optimizing future plant evolution through the use of an explicit mathematical process description.
2 : the mathematical process of finding out how many times one number is contained in another

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