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La·place

(lah-plās'),
Ernest, U.S. surgeon, 1861-1924. See: Laplace forceps.

La·place

(lah-plās'),
Pierre S. de, French mathematician, 1749-1827. See: Laplace law.
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Laplace was educated as a Catholic and received the last rites on his deathbed; do scattered statements of material determinism in the context of physics brand him as an atheist?
The aim of this work is to define the convolution product and to prove a fuzzy Laplace convolution formula, in the purpose of solving the following fuzzy integro-differential equations (FIDEs) with kernel of convolution type:
In this section, explicit expressions are provided for the probability density function in (3) for the normal, Birnbaum-Saunders, Student's t, and Laplace distribution and different choices of h.
Rokhlin's discrete Laplace transform and a generalization.
On the other hand, Kreyszig [1] says that Laplace transform ([alpha] = 0) has a strong point in the transforms of derivatives; that is, the differentiation of a function f(t) corresponds to multiplication of its transform [pounds sterling](f) by s.
Then, Z = X - Y has a Laplace distribution with location parameter [mu] = 0 and scale parameter [beta].
Figure 3 shows the dot-chart for the beta, uniform, normal and Laplace distributions.
The vessel Laplace picked up signals on Tuesday, raising hopes the flight data and cockpit voice recorders could be recovered.
Alseamar said the Laplace ship started searching for the signals at noon on Tuesday, and "less than 24 hours were necessary ...
The French Navy ship Laplace picked up signals from one of the two black boxes in a three-mile area at 9,000ft beneath the Mediterranean.