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Synonyms for conjecture

Synonyms for conjecture

abstract reasoning

a judgment, estimate, or opinion arrived at by guessing

to draw an inference on the basis of inconclusive evidence or insufficient information

Synonyms for conjecture

a hypothesis that has been formed by speculating or conjecturing (usually with little hard evidence)

a message expressing an opinion based on incomplete evidence

reasoning that involves the formation of conclusions from incomplete evidence

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181101) a paper titled "Violating the Weak Cosmic Censorship Conjecture in Four-Dimensional Anti6de Sitter Space.
The first of these questions called on children to generalise, that is, to compare and contrast the properties of the numbers in the set in order to form a conjecture about a common property for the numbers; the second question invited them to extend the generality by identifying other numbers that could join the set.
The Collatz conjecture was proposed by Lothar Collatz in 1937.
So the conjecture of Andrews, Chan, Kim and Osburn [1] can be interpreted as there are more (weighted count of) 1-strings than m times of (weighted count of) m-strings along the partitions of n.
Keywords: Graph theory graph colouring graph minors Hadwiger's conjecture.
USA teacher responses to the conjecture were largely nonmathematical--blindly accepting the claim as true or deferring mathematical inquiry by expressing intentions to "look it up" or ask a more knowledgeable colleague.
A famous conjecture in number theory has stood unproven for more than 150 years, but for the second time this year mathematicians have gotten dramatically closer to proving it.
The KNS conjecture is easy to check in type A, but it remained an open problem for a long time in other types.
Other problems discussed include the Goldbach Conjecture, the Four Color Theorem, the Kepler Conjecture, the Mordell Conjecture, the Riemann Hypothesis, the Poincare Conjecture, the P/NP Problem, the Navier-Stokes Equation, the Mass Gap Hypothesis, the Birch-Swinnerton-Dyer Conjecture, and the Hodge Conjecture.
In this paper we will establish the Tait's flyping conjecture "two reduced alternating knots are equivalent iff they can be converted into one another by flypes" by generalizing Reidemeister moves especially Reidemeister move of type II and therein its consequent applications.
I thought the conjecture unlikely and was confident that I even had some three-letter isolanos in GNU, OVA, EBB and EMU, but Webster's Third listed GAU, AVA, EBO and EME as garbles.
IT IS possible that Frankel is the greatest Flat horse of modern or all-time but we shall never know, of course, and his place in the pantheon will remain a matter of conjecture.
Shinichi Mochizuki, a mathematician at Kyoto University, has released four papers on the internet describing his proof of what is known as abc conjecture, the Telegraph reported.
2) While the standard game theoretical approach to market interaction suggests that sellers share a common and correct conjecture about the others' actions, we allow sellers to entertain multiple conjectures.
This paper tries to comprehend the extent and restraints of conjecture in the historiography of architecture.