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prog·nos·tic

(prog-nos'tik),
1. Relating to prognosis.
2. A symptom on which a prognosis is based, or one indicative of the likely outcome.
[G. prognōstikos]

prognostic

(prŏg-nŏs′tĭk)
adj.
1. Of, relating to, or useful in prognosis.
2. Of or relating to prediction; predictive.
n.
1. A sign or symptom indicating the future course of a disease.
2. A sign of a future happening; a portent.

prognostic

adjective Referring to a prognosis, see there.

prog·nos·tic

(prog-nos'tik)
1. Relating to prognosis.
2. A symptom on which a prognosis is based, or one indicative of the likely outcome.
[G. prognōstikos]
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In general, prognostics is defined as a process to develop models to predict failures well before they occur and to estimate the remaining useful life (RUL) or time to failure (TTF).
Cassantec's prognostic solution has started to spread worldwide in order to increase customers' equipment utilization and to decrease customers' maintenance costs, while avoiding failure.
"With Taleris' prognostics, we will be able to predict future faults and take proactive measures which result in less unscheduled disruption to our global operations," he added.
There are several approaches to prognostics. Environmental factors such as temperature and humidity, or external parameters such as the signal noise in the power line, can be monitored to give an indication of how long a component has left before it will fail.
Kenneth Chahine, president and chief operating officer of Sera Prognostics, said that the company believes Sera can help improve the health of newborns and reduce the economic burden on the healthcare system and families by identifying the risk of preterm birth earlier in pregnancy.
Prognostic models combine experimentally derived general reliability characteristics with real-time signals from networked sensors.
Having noted the tendency for other studies to proceed without offering any definition of prognostics, or to describe them only in terms of cultural status (usually as examples of folklore, or specifically as iatromathematical or medico-magical works), Laszlo Sandor Chardonnens begins his analysis with a general characterization, based on the shared features of the 174 texts in his corpus: prognostics are 'a codified means of predicting events in the life-time of an individual or identifiable group of individuals, using observation of signs and times, or mantic divination' (p.
With these companies, IMS is working to advance "infotronics"--the mix of industrial automation, integrated systems, and information technology--for prognostics, near-zero downtime, and ultimately "smart" factory control.
12 August 2013 a[euro]" The Greek government today finalised the divestment of its 33% stake in gambling operator Hellenic Football Prognostics Organisation SA (OPAP) to Greek-Czech investment fund Emma Delta for EUR652m (USD866.5m).
[1] Cancer Prognostics and Health Outcomes Unit, University of Montreal Health Centre, Montreal, QC;