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linear combination

n.
An expression of first order, composed of the sums and differences of elements with coefficients in a field, such as the field of real numbers.
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Factor analysis is related to principal components where linear combinations of the original variables are created, such that the first component has the most variation, the second component has the next most variation, etcetera.
preliminary transformation of a signal at a transmitting end by 'splitting' this signal into parts (strips) of equal duration (length), forming their linear combinations and then 'sticking' them together into a single signal of the same (or greater) duration".
Zhang, Analysis of max-min eigenvalue of constrained linear combinations of symmetric matrices, in Proceedings ofthe IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP), IEEE, 2007, pp.
5, which states that most such functions can be expanded as linear combinations of dilates of Fejer functions [(sin[pi]n[gamma]/[pi]n[gamma]).
It follows from this equation that rows of the matrix [PHI]F are linear combinations of the matrix [MATHEMATICAL EXPRESSION NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] rows; this is equivalent to the rank equality
The specific linear combinations tested are the residuals from a static cointegrating regression such as: [Y.
Some treatment combinations are constructed from the linear combinations [A.
Figure 4 represents the lines of the linear combinations and the experimental points.
The number of statistically significant linear combinations indicates the number of demand series that are statistically distinct.
We undertook investigation of all three methods because it was not evident a priori which would be most successful in the discrimination after linear combinations capturing the information contained in this complicated 8-variable data set were introduced as new simplifying variables.
Equations (18)-(20) represent three linear combinations of the disturbances to the model that uninformed agents receive when the monetary authority follows a strict money rule.
The technique essentially transforms the original variables into a smaller set of linear combinations that account for most of the variance of the original set.

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