approximator


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approximator

[əprok′səmā′tər]
a medical instrument used to draw together the edges of divided tissues, as in closing a wound or in repairing a fractured rib.
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The active and passive approximators are the vascular closure device that reduce the blood loss with better hemostasis and reduce the time of ambulation with an increase the patient comfort.
In [8] an approximator A: s [right arrow] [DELTA]z is proposed, which requires a very coarse set of {[DELTA]z, s} pairs.
The language used by teenagers here also reveals a relatively large number of certain non-numerical vague approximators (Channel 1994: 95), that is, words and expressions that serve to quantify without providing any specific quantity; examples include bags of, loads of, lots of, masses of, oodles of, a bit of, a load of, a lot of.
Any other static approximator can also be utilized, which indeed is a good idea in order to avoid the inferior interpolation and extrapolation capabilities of polynomials.
We will use a radial basis function approximator for this so that
One approach to identify a nonlinear i/o system is to use a model structure that can be considered as a general approximator to the nonlinear mapping f , such as neural networks.
To map the multi-input and multi-output (MIMO) relationship, neural networks have been well recognized as a kind of universal function approximator (Hagan and Demuth 1996; Hornik et al.
The popularity of the multi-layer perceptron is mainly thanks to its capacity to act as a universal function approximator.
Consequently, geographic distance between populations may be a good approximator of gene flow in salmon species; however, inferring barriers to migration on the basis of geographical or physical features alone can be misleading (Waples, 1991).
He proposed to adopt fuzzy inputs and/or fuzzy weights in neural networks to allow the use of neural networks as a universal approximator (Buckley and Hayashi, 1994; Feuring, Buckley, and Hayashi, 1998; Jiao et al.
Instances of the fairly wide range of approximator devices with a mitigation function that writers in both languages use in these two structural units are the following: generally, often, much, mainly, somewhat, virtually, frequently, relatively, most, some, approximately; muchos, la mayoria, varios, algunos, diversos, la mayor parte, practicamente, recientemente, etc.
It is a universal function approximator that typically works much better in practical applications than most traditional and polynomial-based function approximations methods.