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root system

n.
1. All of the roots of a plant.
2. The arrangement of the roots of a plant: a branched root system.
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Noun1.root system - a developed system of rootsroot system - a developed system of roots    
system, scheme - a group of independent but interrelated elements comprising a unified whole; "a vast system of production and distribution and consumption keep the country going"
root - (botany) the usually underground organ that lacks buds or leaves or nodes; absorbs water and mineral salts; usually it anchors the plant to the ground
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For a root system [PHI] in [R.sup.[upsilon]] there are at least three natural choices: the integer lattice [Z.sup.[upsilon]], the weight lattice [[LAMBDA].sub.W], and the root lattice [[LAMBDA].sub.R].
We denote the arithmetic Tutte generating functions of the root systems with respect to the integer, weight, and root lattices by [[PSI].sub.[PHI]], [[PSI].sup.W.sub.[PHI]], and [[PSI].sup.R.sub.[PHI]], respectively.
Since Sa is a rational elliptic surface with a singular fibre of Kodaira type [I.sub.3] at t = [infinity], [M.sub.[lambda]] is isomorphic to [E.sup.*.sub.6], the dual lattice of the root lattice [E.sub.6] under the assumption (*) that [S.sub.[lambda]] has no other reducible fibres (cf.
For example, vector inner product, a crucial operation for our root lattice algorithms, is particularly easy to compute in regular lattices.
Designed for advanced mathematics and physics students, this book explores the theories of Minkowski and Voronoi in unprecedented depth, revealing new applications to the properties of exceptional structures such as root lattices and the Leech lattice.
Many very efficient algorithms are available for ML decoding some well known are root lattices & leech lattice decoders[16].