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observe

(Obey), verb abide by, acquiesce, adhere to, attend, be faithful to, be guided by, be regulated by, be subbissive to, bow to, carry out, cling to, comply with, conform, conservare, cooperate, discharge, do the will of, execute, follow, fulfill, heed, honor, keep, obey, observare, pay attention to, perform, respect, satisfy, show regard for, yield to
Associated concepts: observe the laws

observe

(Remark), verb announce, articulate, assert, aver, comment, communicate, couch in terms, declare, express, give expression to, give tongue to, give utterance to, give voice to, impart, make a remark, make mention of, mention, muse, phrase, proclaim, put into words, say, state, tell, utter, vocalize, voice

observe

(Watch), verb animadvertere, attend, be a spectator, be a witness, be attentive, be aware, be conncious, be vigilant, behold, command a view, descry, deeote attention to, direct the eyes to, espy, examine, eye, follow, gaze at, give attention to, give heed to, have in sight, heed, hold in view, inspect, keep an eye on, keep in sight, keep in view, lay eyes on, look, look at, mark, mind, note, notice, observare, pay attention, pay heed, peer at, perceive, peruse, reconnoiter, regard, review, scan, scout, scrutinize, see, spectare, spy, survey, take cognizance of, take note, take notice, take stock, turn the attention to, turn the eyes on, view
Associated concepts: eyewitness
See also: abide, adhere to, bear, check, comment, comply, conform, consider, detect, discern, discover, examine, express, find, fulfill, heed, keep, mention, monitor, note, notice, obey, patrol, perceive, perform, peruse, phrase, pierce, police, probe, regard, relate, remark, scrutinize, spy, study, survey, tell, tolerate, witness

TO OBSERVE, civil law. To perform that which has been prescribed by some law or usage. Dig., 1, 3, 32.

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The distinction in the context discussed here is between perfect observability and observability with certain probability.
Relative advantage, compatibility, and observability will depend on factors such as local electricity rates, the local political situation and institutional arrangements, and proximity to other states.
It is therefore clear that the observability of a trait is one factor affecting the correlation between students' self-ratings and judgments by others.
A bivariate probit model with partial observability allows us to use two groups of independent variables, both with the same dependent variable; the two groups may in turn partially include the same independent variables.
However, as automated systems change with respect to properties such as authority, autonomy, and observability, the roles of and demands on the people who must work with the automated systems are affected.
The complexity construct included six pairs of adjectives and observability included six pairs too.
According to Moore and Benbasat (1991) observability will reflect the ability to measure, observe and communicate the results of using the innovation.
Observability is associated to the possibility of examining through output capacity, the state of the system [3].
Again, we might not agree with his characterization of "observable" and judge that he should rather use the adjective "frassable" -, because observability is something different from what he thinks it is.
Define the observability matrix [GAMMA] and controllability matrix [DELTA] as
At forming the observability matrix H used is the matrix C (9) determined by the system output equations (5) that results in reducing matrix H to the following form: