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asymptote

a mathematical term used for the straight line which is a tangent to a curve at infinity.
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This latter line of reasoning raises the question of the asymptote of needs, and therefore of the rates offered by the networks.
a] and the distance C from the center of mass at the origin O to the intersection of inbound and outbound asymptotes (dashed lines) with declinations [[delta].
If the convergence process tends to oscillate, it may be stabilized by moving the asymptotes closer to the current iteration point, and if the convergence process is slow and monotonic, it may be relaxed by moving the asymptotes a limited distance away from their position in the current iteration.
1 under the NRM is not illustrated because the NRM cannot theoretically produce an ORF for the correct answer that has a non-zero lower asymptote and an upper asymptote at unity, as shown next.
The time consumed has been reduced considerably by using a special technique in which asymptotes of the spectral Green's functions have been extracted.
Moreover, they have become accustomed to the above language and expect a vertical asymptote at x = -3.
The scales were just as bad and there was no attempt to manage asymptotes.
The convergence model describes the path of the data and provides a means to compare treatment effects by testing statistical differences across predicted treatment asymptotes for each market outcome.
Starting points and asymptotes of the curves for both products are the same and thus the only difference between the curves is the steepness.
During segmentation, different asymptotes (tangent) generate different angle from origin about axis of X, Y, Z respectively Wan [10].
In proposition fourteen of his book On the Conics, Apollonius proposes to demonstrate that the asymptotes and the hyperbole come closer to one another indefinitely without actually ever meeting.
50] represents the dose corresponding to AHAS activity midway between the upper and lower asymptotes (50% response), and [[beta].