arccosine


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arccosine

(ˌɑːkˈkəʊsaɪn)
n
the function the value of which for a given argument between –1 and 1 is the angle in radians (between 0 and π), the cosine of which is that argument: the inverse of the cosine function
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Noun1.arccosine - the inverse function of the cosine; the angle that has a cosine equal to a given number
circular function, trigonometric function - function of an angle expressed as a ratio of the length of the sides of right-angled triangle containing the angle
Translations
arkuskosinus
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The angle between the recognized and standard color values were measured and pixel pairs were arranged in the order of smallest, and it was measured using the arccosine in Equation (6).
The between-group angle is obtained as the arccosine of the signed inner products between normalized regression vectors and is compared with the upper 95% confidence interval of within-group angle ranges assessed by a bootstrapping approach (N = 900) (Rodriguez Mendoza, 2013).
But for [mathematical expression not reproducible] and [mathematical expression not reproducible] the argument in arccosine from (23) and (22) does not exceed 1/2.
The arccosine function is implemented using a lookup-table with a resolution of 1.0 degrees.
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