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con·vex·i·ty

(kon-veks'i-tē),
1. The state of being convex.
2. A convex structure.
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Importantly, this result is general: it allows for an arbitrary multi-input multi-output technology, and it applies with or without convexity.
Here we have used the convexity assumption in the objective function and linear constraints.
In this paper, we are concerned with the the relation between the positivity of the vth order nabla q-fractional difference and the monotonicity and convexity of f (t).
Under the first setting, we show that an individual's behavior depends crucially on the convexity of his instantaneous utility: when convexity holds, he either always undertakes the activity or always refrains; when convexity fails, we show that there might be other absorbing states.
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Translating the MC-PDP to a generic graph requires the definition of an efficient and practical condition for set convexity that we derive from the classical definition of convexity in graphs.
Kybella (deoxycholic acid) injection is indicated for improvement in the appearance of moderate to severe convexity or fullness associated with submental fat in adults.
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In the next article we'll discuss two very important concepts pertaining to fixed income securities: duration and convexity.
In particular, shape parameters such as particle convexity and circularity are shown to be important in differentiating primary particles and agglomerates.