formulism

formulism

(ˈfɔːmjʊˌlɪzəm)
n
adherence to or belief in formulas
ˈformulist n, adj
ˌformuˈlistic adj

formulism

the basing of behavior and thinking upon existent categories, formulas, or systems of formulas; traditionalism. — formulist, n.formulistic, adj.
See also: Attitudes
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The Kubelka-Munk formulism from the diffuse reflectance measurements is calculated according to ([alpha]/S) = F(R) = [[(1 - R).sup.2]]/2R [41], where R is the percentage of reflected light and a and S are the absorption and the scattering coefficients.
In a theoretical sense, Turing's pioneering concept of the machine, for all its abstract mathematical formulism, explicitly compares a person computing with a machine that "sees" and writes on a tape (Turing, 1936: 231).
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One can expect that [g.sup.QGP.sub.ab] has the following integral formulism with respect to time because of continuous creation or annihilation of charges:
The geometry relaxations and electronic structure calculations for both Li@[C.sub.28] and [C.sub.28] molecules are performed based on DFT formulism using SIESTA [31] package with LDA functional in Ceperley and Alder form [32].
To depict the nonlinear optical interaction of the pump, signal, and idler in the waveguide, we use the formulism described in [16-18] and take into account the effects of TPA, FCA, and FCD.
The complex modulus, M*, formulism is a very important and convenient tool to analyze and interpret the dielectric relaxation of polymeric material (4), (5).
In order to solve the grey fuzzy decision making, Luo and Liu (2004) developed the maximum entropy formulism to determine attribute weight and ranked the order of alternatives based on the linear combination of fuzzy information and grey information.
In the framework of the considered formulism of "virtual boundary" Eqs.
In the Hamiltonian formulism one takes the volume V and the partition function Z(K) derived from the system's Hamiltonian at inverse temperature K [51, 52].