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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.
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.
(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.
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.