# 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 coefficient w = w(x) is a positive and piecewise constant function.
h] from finite element space to the space of piecewise constant functions on covolume.
Indeed, every piecewise linear (PL) manifold of dimension n [less than or equal to] 4 admits a (unique, for n [less than or equal to] 3) smoothing (see for example [55]), and every topological manifold of dimension n [less than or equal to] 3 admits a PL structure (cf.
The working paper on PIECEWISE - LINEAR MODEL for Drought Duration Frequency Analysis was presented by Eng.
The main idea of this approach is to derive several piecewise linear models for some intervals of rotational rate by using a linear interpolation process.
Historically, most neuroscientists have studied the brain in a piecewise fashion, focusing their efforts on understanding the role that individual brain regions play in individual cognitive functions," he said.
Piecewise linear functions, polynomial or artificial neural network can be used for nonlinear static approximation.
The topics are what pattern theory is; English text and Markov chains; music and piecewise Gaussian models; character recognition and syntactic grouping; image texture, segmentation, and Gibbs models; faces and flexible templates; and natural scenes and their multiscale analysis.
4), the coefficient k = k([xi]) is piecewise differentiable and satisfies the condition
A function f is delta piecewise rd-continuous (we write f [member of] [C.
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