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robust

adjective Referring to any method or procedure that is relatively insensitive to violations in the method’s required assumptions or rules, or a method that makes few assumptions ab initio.

robust

Statistics adjective Referring to any method or procedure that is relatively insensitive to violations in the method's required assumptions or rules, or a method that makes few assumptions ab initio
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Given a polyhedral uncertainty set U, the affinely adjustable robust counterpart of the SODNDP becomes the following linear programming and thus computationally tractable.
The uncertain Roesser-type discrete-time 2D system (1) is robust asymptotically stable if [lim.sub.k [right arrow] [infinity], l [right arrow] [infinity]][X.sub.N] = 0 with the initial and boundary conditions [x.sup.h](0, l) = f(l) and [x.sup.v](k, 0) = g(k).
A very active area of research in optimization is called robust portfolio optimization.
The other operation is to use the same polystyrene bead to make the company's own finished products, such as decking, fencing, seating and tables, which Robust sells as an alternative to hardwood products for gardens and other outdoor uses.
In sum, Modern Methods for Robust Regression does an excellent job at expanding the options available to social scientists for dealing with influential observations, and I am confident that those who read this book will benefit immensely from the material.
Consumers' repayment plans need to be realistic and robust."
While the sector's fundamentals remain robust, their strong operating franchises and competitive positions have helped to improve their business performances, it said.
But Supt Mick Harrison said their efforts were thwarted with "robust policing".
Interestingly, our analysis indicated that instructors of media robust courses tended to have a large individual involvement in their courses' multimedia development.
''This is a very robust figure and I am pleased to say that the GDP growth is a pretty all-around growth, in external trade, export of services, in consumption as well as in investments.
Various scientists have speculated that the teeth enabled robust australopithecines to eat tough foods, such as nuts, hard fruits, and the seeds of grasses.
Rather, monetary policy accommodation, coupled with robust underlying growth in productivity, is providing ongoing support to economic activity.