derived function

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Noun1.derived function - the result of mathematical differentiation; the instantaneous change of one quantity relative to another; df(x)/dx
curvature - the rate of change (at a point) of the angle between a curve and a tangent to the curve
figuring, reckoning, calculation, computation - problem solving that involves numbers or quantities
partial, partial derivative - the derivative of a function of two or more variables with respect to a single variable while the other variables are considered to be constant
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Future efforts should be directed towards application of the suggested and derived function within forest management problems in several regions of the world.
The CreateDerivFunction method of the Function class builds the derived function: the derivative will be obtained by deriving all expressions of the initial function on the same definition intervals.
As the derived function will serve as a parent function for the next modified scenarios, a vertex form is the recommended application.
The minimal possible change of electrical capacity [DELTA]Cmin [F] can be determined through derived function of regression curve according measured data -polynomial of degree of three in our case.
The derived function should be as close to observed data as possible on one hand (F--fidelity) and, at the same time, as smooth as possible, on the other (S--smoothness).
For each modification, the students are supposed to; use the simulation to observe the change, write new function, and use graphing technology to check if derived function corresponds to observable wave.
Approximation by a method of uncertain coefficients and interpolation of derived function (Aryassov et al., 2010) can be extended to calculation a partial derivative.
Whereas for use of power function under estimates for UCS, care must be exercised while using either of these derived functions for estimation of the UCS values.