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truncation

 [trung-ka´shun]
in information science, a process for retrieving alternative endings or beginnings of a term without having to specify the actual variations.

truncation 

Removal of the peripheral part of a contact lens. The truncation is often undertaken at the base of a prism ballast lens. See ballast.
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Under Lotkin's conditions for first order initial value problems; error bound for local truncation error of the algorithm (1) is given by: Equations
The rest of results shown in the paper correspond to the non-convex truncation boundary case.
is known variously as the relative local truncation error [3] or tau correction [4].
In the check truncation process, processing of the check is shortened and the settlement process occurs right at the counter.
STRINGSEARCH may also be used in place of left hand truncation in those databases where it has not yet been made available.
The interactive community enables participants to share ideas and trends on the optimization of the check value chain, elaborate on improving the check truncation process and provides a networking platform for individuals with similar responsibilities and concerns.
Check truncation is a procedure that removes paper checks from the collection or return process by capturing digital images of checks and delivering that information electronically.
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Also in May, the Board approved making permanent two services that had been the subject of pilot programs: check truncation (in which the bank holds the check and transmits payment information electronically) and the electronic capture of check data encoded for magnetic ink character recognition (MICR).
Both he and Lutz also urge that this truncation test be applied to past statistical studies of other geologic phenomena.