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taboo

 [tah-boo´]
1. any of the negative traditions, objects, or behaviors generally regarded as harmful to social welfare and therefore prohibited.
2. excluded from use; prohibited.

ta·boo

, tabu (tă-bū'),
Restricted, prohibited, or forbidden; set apart for religious or ceremonial purposes.
[Tongan, set apart]

taboo

Sociology A culture-specific ban on certain actions–eg, adultery among intimate friends, behaviors–eg, incest and thoughts, the abrogation of which results in reproof, persecution, or exile by members of the group

ta·boo

, tabu (tab-ū')
Restricted, prohibited, or forbidden; set apart for religious or ceremonial purposes.
[Tongan, set apart]
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From the response surface analysis to determine the initial condition of starting the algorithm; which sought the minimum value to the [W.sub.Loss] using the tabu conditions of [T.sub.end] between 0 to 2[degrees]C and the OF should not exceed the value of 3.00 (Equation 4).
where [allowed.sub.k] is the nodes outside the tabu list, which presents the nodes selected by the ant k in the next step.
Tabu Search (TS) is a meta-heuristic approach to explore the solution space beyond local-optimality.
The aspiration criteria for the tabu search are as follows: (1) a tabu move can be accepted if it generates a solution which is not dominated by any of the current nondominated solutions; (2) if all the candidate solutions are tabu and there are no candidates that dominate the current nondominated solutions, then the best candidate is selected as the new current solution.
La investigacion sobre los condicionamientos de las caracteristicas sociales de los hablantes y de la situacion de comunicacion se ha desarrollado, en paralelo a las ultimas aportaciones pragmatico-discursivas, desde la sociolinguistica, si bien son muy pocos todavia los estudios llevados a cabo que se enmarcan en esta disciplina, a pesar de la incidencia que tienen los factores sociales y situacionales en el tabu linguistico y su expresion.
(Jean-Luc Godard, who regards the film as a precursor to his 1966 Masculin Pminin, includes snippets from it in his new 3-D feature, Adieu au langage [Goodbye to Language, 2014].) Elaborating on Flaherty's Moana and other ethnographic romances of the 1920s, Tabu is closer to Luchino Visconti's 1948 La Terra Trema, in which a Sicilian fishing village plays itself.
La tecnica permitio encontrar el optimo local, y la solucion optima global fue calculada mediante la busqueda tabu, que utiliza un enfoque metaheuristico, dicha investigacion permite determinar la aplicabilidad de estas tecnicas en la industria, optimizando los procesos analizados.
In this section, we describe the components of our iterated tabu search algorithm for solving the clique partitioning problem.
We maintain a tabu list to control the amino acids from getting involved in the diagonal moves.
La construccion suscitada a seis manos desde el arco conceptual tensado por este libro practica una cartografia de la cultura y de la historia contemporaneas, a traves de Sigmund Freud y del pensamiento desplegado en Totem y tabu. Quiza no seria exagerado decir que los autores congregados en el volumen--Carina Basualdo, Nestor A.
Totem y tabu. Algunas concordancias en la vida animica de los salvajes y de los neuroticos, de Sigmund Freud (1856-1939), cumple un centenario y en Mexico se celebra con la antologia Freud: a cien anos de Totem y tabu (1913-2013) conformada por una docena de autores de seis nacionalidades.