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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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In contrast to breast weight (Figure 2) responses of breast meat yield (breast-to-carcass ratio) did not indicate an asymptote and thus multi linear regression analysis (Littell et al.
A convergent asymptote could not have been determined without an averaging of subject probabilities, and, as it turns out, the convergence of the behaviors of individual subjects is overruled by the probabilistic nature of their responses.
Pattern 4C arises when carbonaceous deposits that extend beyond the 14C dating limit are uniformly sampled, but results near the 14C limit tend to a dating asymptote.
j] are the lower and upper asymptotes that are adapted at each iteration step such that for j = 1, .
Exponential approach to high temperature asymptote is fitten with paramerters [b.
Wing chord at hatching is greater than 10% of the asymptote and we report the time required to grow from 50 to 90% ([t.
butcheri in the Swan River, Wellstead, and Nornalup Walpole estuaries followed the same overall trends, with length increasing rapidly with time initially and then forming asymptotes, the values for k and [L.
4, the relation curve between the melt thickness, log(h) and the compression rate, log(-dh/dt) has two asymptotes [8, 9].
30]), as well as predicted mixture outcomes were calculated using a flexible single-chemical-required method applicable to chemicals with differing dose thresholds and maximum-effect asymptotes.
An improved Fabens method for estimation of growth parameters in the von Bertalanffy model with individual asymptotes.
For temperatures below the glass transition temperature of neat PMMA, the pressure asymptotes for the diffusion coefficient curves shift to lower pressures with decreasing temperature because the solubility of C[O.
the function is monotonically increasing and is bounded between two asymptotes at [sigma] = [+ or -]A yielding ideal plasticity-like response.