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P fac·tor

see P blood group, in Blood Groups Appendix.
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The three forms of the P-factor are noted here in the aggregate.
Returning to the P-factor, introduced in the security calculus above, rules of citizenship and of access are at an interface of the migration-security linkages.
Tracking the loads to capabilities ratio yields a rough rule of thumb about state performance and the potentials for adjusting to the migration elements of the P-factor.
Traffic capacity: The number of circuits required for the stated offered traffic at a given P-factor is prescribed in standard graphic or tabular format depending on the traffic-handling formula selected--that is, Erlang B, lost calls cleared; Poisson formula, lost calls held; or a particular queuing procedure.