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noun analysis, audit, check, checkup, effort, examination, experience, experiment, exploration, inquest, inquiry, inquisition, inspection, interrogation, observation, questioning, quiz, research, scrutiny, search, study, survey, trial, try, tryout
Associated concepts: blood test, clear and present danger test, compelling state interest test, prudent man test, right from wrong test, substantial evidence test
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In this section, we consider the preconditioned global conjugate gradient method (PGCG) for solving the least squares reduced problem (4.
A critical study of the linear programming gradient method for optimal design of water supply networks.
Preconditioned biconjugate gradient method of large-scale complex linear equations, Computer, Engineering and Applications 43(36): 19-20 (in Chinese).
Algorithm of an iterative gradient method can also be used to search for a functional saddle point J(u, [psi]) with a limitation (u, [psi]) [member of] [PSI].
Generalization of the Wolfe reduced gradient method to the case of nonlinear constraints, in Optimization (Eds.
In section Results, we propose a watershed algorithm based on the topological gradient method.
The solution through the gradient method resembles the sequential approach of the direct formulation except that the gradient is calculated using (7).
In our study, when Percoll density gradient method was used for enrichment of pigSSC, 95.
TABLE 1 : Some Key Features of Global Optimization Toolbox * Nonlinear optimization solvers Branch-and-bound global search Global adaptive random search Multi-start based global random search Refined global solution by the generalized reduced gradient method * Handles thousands of variables and constraints * Solvers can use Maple arbitrary precision capabilities * Supports arbitrary objective and constraint functions in Maple * Makes use of interactive Maplet assistants * Built-in model visualization capabilities

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