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function

noun appropriate activity, assignment, business, chore, design, duty, employment, exploitation, mission, munus, occupation, office, officium, purpose, pursuit, responsibility, role, task, usage, use, utility, work
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function

verb achieve, act, act effectively, answer a purpose, avail, be effective, be in operation, be useful, carry on, carry out, effectuate, execute, have effect, operate, perform, render a service, run, serve, work
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Discriminant functions are especially effective in the case of gulls (Laridae), allowing correct sexing from 90 to 100 % of individuals from different species (Mawhinney & Diamond 1999, Chochi et al.
Furthermore, the original data for the etiological factors of PPROM were log-transformed and then translated as discriminant functions.
Given the estimation sample of 36 performing loans and 4 non-performing loans, the multivariate linear discriminant functions have been estimated to obtain Z scores that will help to predict the credit risk involved for new loan proposals.
We conducted the second discriminant function to assess whether any combination of SPAFF scores could discriminate between counselors whose clients dropped out after one session and counselors whose clients returned for a fourth session.
91% was obtained when selection was simultaneously based on discriminant function of two characters, e.
Discriminant function analysis is one of the sophisticated mathematical approaches.
The Fisher linear discriminant function for use in the development of classifiers for coffee seeds submitted to the LERCAFE test is efficient; however, additional tests are still required with other discriminant functions and other methods for quantification.
Using Fisher's method, the discriminant functions for the two breeding and the farmed strains were established with [X.
Linear discriminant function Variable 1 Coefficient Standardized Structure coefficient matrix (Constant) -2.
The F-test for the parameters of the regression equations of observed IMF values over the predicted values by color palette and discriminant function (Figure 3) confirmed non-rejection (P>0.
Cumulative discrimination of the discriminant function of the groups (reservoir, crystalline, wells, 1:1 mixture and 3:1 mixture) DF1 DF2 DF3 DF4 Eigenvalue 6.
A series of stepwise discriminant function analyses were performed to determine which of the essay characteristics could best discriminate between the more at-risk and more resilient student groups.