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1. Extending outward; projecting.
2. Relating to or made by projection.
3. Mathematics Designating a property of a geometric figure that does not vary when the figure undergoes projection.

pro·jec′tive·ly adv.


relating to or concerned with projection: projective geometry.
proˈjectively adv


(prəˈdʒɛk tɪv)

1. of or pertaining to projection.
2. produced, or capable of being produced, by projection.
3. of or pertaining to a psychological test or technique for probing a person's thoughts, feelings, attitudes, etc., by eliciting his or her responses to ambiguous test materials, as ink blots or cartoons.
pro•jec′tive•ly, adv.
pro•jec•tiv•i•ty (ˌproʊ dʒɛkˈtɪv ɪ ti) n.


projective geometryProjektionsgeometrie f
(Psych) → projizierend
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Function projective synchronization in complex dynamical networks with delay via hybrid feedback control, Nonlinear Analysis: Real World Applications, 4, 1182-1190.
I order books like The New Ambidextrous Universe and The Shape of Space and print out early-twentieth-century treatises like Projective Ornament.
For example, the Baum Test (the Tree Drawing Test) is widely used as a method of projective testing (Koch, 1949).
In this paper, this dictionary learning model for palmprint recognition is introduced, and a novel projective dictionary pair learning (PDPL) model with statistical local features is proposed.
With the advent of the new millennium, survey findings confirmed a high degree of educational emphasis with projective techniques in both clinical/professional psychology programs and internship settings (Belter & Piotrowski, 2001; Childs & Eyde, 2002; Meyer et al., 2001; Mihura & Weinle, 2002).
[18] uses scale-invariant feature transform (SIFT) [21] points to obtain a crude estimate of the projective transformation, and identifies the features from the moving objects by the difference in moving velocities between objects and the background.
Invited contributors working in this area present 10 survey and exposition papers on such topics as noncommutative solenoids and their projective modules, projective multi-resolutions analyses over irrational rotation algebras, the regularity of abelian linear actions, a four-dimensional continuous wavelet transform, and high-frequency tail index estimation by nearly tight frames.
The analysis of such power supply system by the method of projective geometry has led to introduction of some concepts for quantitative representation of operating regimes [6].
To study the asymptotic directions of the roots, we pass to the projective space PV, i.e., the topological space of 1-dimensional subspaces of V.
So there are only four possible surfaces on which fullerenes ((4,6)-fullerenes) can be embedded, namely, the sphere, the projective plane, the torus, and the Klein bottle.
Projective synchronization (PS) [9], which was first proposed by Mainieri and Rehacek that the drive state vector and the response state vectors synchronize up to a constant scaling factor.