nonmonotonic


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Adj.1.nonmonotonic - not monotonic
math, mathematics, maths - a science (or group of related sciences) dealing with the logic of quantity and shape and arrangement
logic - the branch of philosophy that analyzes inference
monotone, monotonic - of a sequence or function; consistently increasing and never decreasing or consistently decreasing and never increasing in value
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The results thus reveal a nonmonotonic dose response, in which individuals exposed to the highest arsenic levels in the study often had a smaller increase than those exposed to medium-high levels.
Recently, a nonmonotonic trend has been suggested for the self-diffusion coefficient of macromolecules by the increase of nanofillers content [4, 18].
The differences of the fitting curves for the two indicators further highlighted the nonmonotonic dependence of cutaneous melanoma and UVA exposures.
In general, geoduck densities were assumed to follow a nonmonotonic pattern with depth.
The Environmental Protection Agency's approach of lowering residues by a factor of 10 for children is based on data-free assumptions, especially since the evidence coming from endocrine disruption and nonmonotonic doses shows that, in many cases, the exposure should be at least 1,000 times lower.
Self-efficacy and resource allocation: Support for a nonmonotonic, discontinuous model.
In theirs, opening up to trade with a country having a comparative advantage in middling tasks induces a nonmonotonic occupational mobility--a simultaneous sorting-up and sorting-down of workers--in both home and foreign countries.
A necessary condition for obtaining a nonmonotonic equilibrium relationship between income and pollution is that one of the following conditions holds: (1) the pollution function P(C, E) is nonhomogeneous: (2) the utility function U(C,-P (C, E)) = V (C, E) is nonho-mothetic.
WASHINGTON, July 23, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Chemistry Council (ACC) today provided written and oral comments to the National Academy of Sciences peer review committee regarding the EPA's June 2013 " Draft State of the Science Evaluation: Nonmonotonic Dose Response as They Apply to Estrogen, Androgen and Thyroid Pathways and EPA Testing Assessment Procedures .
Also, a 2012 review article "Hormones and endocrine-disrupting chemicals: low-dose effects and nonmonotonic dose responses" drew on over 800 articles to present evidence that endocrine-disrupting chemicals cause health problems at extremely low doses.
Hormones and Endocrine-Disrupting Chemicals: LowDose Effects and Nonmonotonic Dose Responses, journal article by Vandenbery et al.