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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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Truncation can be used to avoid having to explicitly include all possible variants in the strategy.
The hyperbolic truncation strategy is a first step towards a sparse PC expansion of the response, represented by a truncation set [A.sup.M,l,k] of cardinal K, potentially much lower than L.
The FS of piled slopes for increasing relative truncation length, C, shown in Table 2 for Model A are portrayed in Figure 9.
For [theta] = 1, the principal part of the local truncation error is
Shown in Figures 3 and 4 are the reconstruction results from the Shepp-Logan phantom with different degrees of truncation (medium/small FOV).
[AD.sub.C] is lower than [AD.sub.T] (6.4% versus 17.7%), indicating that the truncation increases the deviation between inspiration and expiration on the airflow distributions.
Although truncation is not frequent in this family, a few species show truncated inflorescences.
We convert this data sample into the data sample [gamma] = ([[gamma].sub.1], ..., [[gamma].sub.n]) = (ln [X.sub.1], ..., ln [X.sub.n]) from the truncated normal distribution with the same parameters ([mu], [sigma]) and the truncation threshold ln L.
First, the general ideas of balanced truncation and Guyan reduction are presented.
and [P.sub.OPRA,E] is the truncation error resulting from truncating the infinite series in (28).
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