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  • noun The modification of a system such that its output is linearly dependent on its input
  • noun mathematics A linear approximation of a non-linear system
  • noun biochemistry The conversion of a looped DNA molecule into a linear one


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  • How much linearization occurs when you integrate across the whole growing season?

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  • While that reference is Python specific, the concept of method resolution (also called linearization in the Lisp world) is general and applies to many languages, including Dylan and Common Lisp.

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  • I think that any effort to use the method for world production will even more severely underestimate production since Hubbert linearization has no mechanism to take price signals into account.

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  • Hubbert linearization (the tool often used to predict future production) has historically underestimated total production.

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  • Besides, they use verbatim LBC's linearization, the exact form of the full theory doesn't matter as long as you get that correct.

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  • In control theory, this is called “linearization along a trajectory.”

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  • The Hilbert-style system H is useful for metamathematical investigations of intuitionistic logic, but its forced linearization of deductions and its preference for axioms over rules make it an awkward instrument for establishing derivability.

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  • I tried but the closest I got was doing valley to peak, peak to valley linearization.

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  • In control theory, this is called “linearization along a trajectory.”

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  • Posted Dec 4, 2006 at 7:36 PM | Permalink | Reply log-linearization does not work if you have bot additive and multiplicative effects

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