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upper bound

n.
A number that is greater than or equal to every number in a given set of real numbers.
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Noun1.upper bound - (mathematics) a number equal to or greater than any other number in a given set
math, mathematics, maths - a science (or group of related sciences) dealing with the logic of quantity and shape and arrangement
bound, boundary, edge - a line determining the limits of an area
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First, if we use only the information on the marginal distributions (Table 1), we can use the RA, as in Embrechts, Puccetti, and Ruschendorf (2013), to find an upper bound on Cap[S]:
If prices get anywhere close to the $20,000 highs of early 2018, we could blow right through the upper bound calculation.
In section 4, we present an upper bound on the cognizance rate and find an exact expression for the upper bound.
[2], we find out from (3) that [E.sub.P] > 0 indicates an upper bound in energy [E.sub.max] = [E.sub.P].
[6] proposed four failure mechanisms for underground cavity, which included the arch collapse mode and vault collapse mode bordered wall, and obtained the upper bound solution of the surrounding rock pressure by the limit analysis method.
The interval arithmetic method is used for applying the interval confidence of lower and upper bound values of uncertain input parameters and can be defined by the extension principle.
If every total ordered subset in E has an upper bound in E, then there is a maximal element in E.
224 is ambiguous, the same "cost" definition need not be used to determine the upper bound cable rates, and the Telecom rate.
As such, the current upper bound for the mass of supermassive black holes is merely a reflection of the current universe.
The calculated value of the F-statistic is 8.6312 which is larger than the upper bound, hence the null hypothesis is rejected concluding there is impact of climatic factors on production of citrus fruit.
In order to do that, we specify an upper bound T on the project makespan of every optimum solution for the problem and fix the latest start time of the last dummy activity equal to this upper bound.
The proposed cost function aims to maximize the lower bound of the array radiation pattern at the look direction and simultaneously guarantees that the upper bound of the array pattern in sidelobe region does not exceed a preset value.