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scalar

 [ska´lar]
1. a physical quantity specified by a single number (a magnitude or point on a scale), such as mass or temperature. See also vector.
2. pertaining to a scalar quantity.
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If we define a scalar field [sigma] in the form of [phi] = [[sigma].sup.2][xi], where [xi] = 1/4, by rewriting (6), the effective action is obtained as follows:
At this point, it should be mentioned that there is an important difference--first noted in [9]--with respect to the previously studied scalar field case, which we will now address.
In this study, the size of the vector IMs is limited to two parameters containing all possible dual combinations of the adopted scalar IMs.
are bounded scalar type spectral operators on X defined in the same manner as for a normal operator (see, e.g., [9, 10]).
In the beginning of this section, we present the theoretical results for two variants of the scalar companding system based on G.711, non-adaptive and adaptive, described in Section II, which are used as baselines.
The scalar dissipation rate can be interpreted as the inverse of a characteristic diffusion time.
is the dyadic Green function and [mathematical expression not reproducible] is the scalar Green function.
We showed that, through observation of the diminished scalar signal, estimation of the scalar position and scalar translocation is possible.
- The global mHealth market is expected to become worth USD 109.16bn by the year 2022, according to a new report from US-based Scalar Market Research
In section V, we briefly review the results for the scalar and the vector field separately and then, in section VI, we consider the coupled scalar-vector system.
The aim of the work is determination of the connection between the IP and integral powers and obtaining the complex form of the scalar and vectorial IP for nonsinusoidal modes classification in the 3-phase 4-wire electric power supply circuit in the terms of the spectral approach.