closed curve


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Noun1.closed curve - a curve (such as a circle) having no endpoints
curve, curved shape - the trace of a point whose direction of motion changes
Jordan curve, simple closed curve - a closed curve that does not intersect itself
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What is the mathematical term for a twodimensional closed curve having the shape of an elongated circle?
The paper, through the eye-movement experiment, obtains characteristics that influence product style, utilizes shape grammar to extract the contour of feature elements and transforms it to two-dimensional closed curve, then makes similarity analysis on different feature elements via Fourier decomposition.
The s-v phase diagram is made up of many closed curve and the Poincare section consists of a large number of points lying on a closed curve.
Which, in order to analysis cyclic phenomena, must be a closed curve hence a circular component.
In addition to the modified Moore curve, another closed curve for defected ground structure is also proposed.
Reference [10] solves the conformal map from a closed curve to a circle.
Plainly a borderline closed curve of the figure which has the hole surrounds inwardly all figures except the figure itself and figures which its other borderline closed curves surround inwardly respectively; yet the borderline closed curve surrounds outwardly the figure and those figures which the other borderline closed curves surround inwardly respectively, therefore we need merely to prove all figures at a planar map from any spherical map, to wit O.
However, since contour always has the form of closed curve, we present curve distance as a better inherent feature for the contour.
The equations are generated by a complex vector field that is elliptic everywhere except along a simple closed curve, explains Meziani (mathematics, Florida International U.
x'[member of][GAMMA]]d(x,x') between a point x and the closed curve [GAMMA], here d(x,x') is the usual Euclidean distance in [R.
Now it's true that a parabola is an ellipse with it foci an infinite distance apart, so if we consider the parabola a closed curve at infinity it is a closed curve, but I doubt if many mathematicians would think it topologically equivalent to a closed curve.
The plainness of the procedure reveals what might be needed for a closed curve to split like the circle or the lemniscate.