# bisect

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## bi·sect

(bī'sekt),
anatomy to divide a body part into equal halves - right and left halves in the case of the head, neck, or trunk; medial and lateral halves in the case of the limb.

## bisect

[bīsekt′]
Etymology: L, bis + secare, to cut
to divide into two equal lengths or parts.

## bisect

verb To cut or divide into two parts.

## bi·sect

(bī-sekt')
In anatomy, to divide a body part into equal halves - right and left halves in the case of the head, neck, or trunk; medial and lateral halves in the case of the limb.
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In order to apply the bisection method just described, we a priori need a lower and an upper bound for the eigenvalues.
Sturm property with bisection for eigenvalues of Hermitian quasiseparable matrices.
The important rudiments for this method, Sturm property with bisection, appeared first in 1962 in .
6) is computed, all the other operations required to find v([lambda]) are the same and so is the small number of remaining operations needed to manage the bisection step itself.
3) contain a number of operations which do not involve the value [lambda], so that these operations can be executed in advance, such that in practice less operations are required for each bisection.
Since it is needed for each of the many bisection steps for each eigenvalue, we have to repeatedly evaluate the sequence in (3.
In total, the complexity of one bisection step in the present theorem is
10) requires one multiplication less for the semiseparable case, and this is why the bisection algorithm works 10% faster than for quasiseparable matrices.
i] is an individual bisection, B is any bisection from the age group, and N is sample size of the age group.
These developmental patterns must be related to cognitive development because the task we used, bisection, was more cognitive-demanding than the traditional one, verbal reports.
Pseudoneglect: A review and meta-analysis of performance factors in line bisection task.
To halve and to halve not: An analysis of line bisection judgments in normal subjects.

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