convexity


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Related to convexity: Convex function, Positive convexity, Negative convexity
  • noun

Synonyms for convexity

the property possessed by a convex shape

a shape that curves or bulges outward

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3) Lacerte et al, (4) reported 2 cases of dural chondroma (one from convexity and other from falx) and compared them with 45 cases of intracranial chondroma reported in the literature in which the tumor had originated outside the skull base.
The difference between the "medium" and the "high" convexity measures is illustrated in Figure 1, for the top 102 journals in the Combes-Linnemer scheme.
Zhou: Hermite-Hadamard-type inequalities for Riemann-Liouville fractional integrals via two kinds of convexity, Applicable Analysis, 2012, http://dxdoi.
We looked at the joysticks, the dead spot, we looked at convexity and concavity.
In recent years, the Schur convexity and Schur geometrically convexity of [S.
The problems of finding similar bounds on the Schwarzian derivatives that would imply univalence, starlikeness or convexity of functions were investigated by a number of authors including Gabriel (4), Friedland and Nehari (3), and Ozaki and Nunokawa (11).
We also steer clear of government bonds and within credit convertible bonds seem a good choice: through their convexity they allow the investor to capture equity rises while limiting downside risk, with lower volatility than in pure equities," it added.
Hossam Al-Habib, a neurosurgery consultant at King Fahd Specialist Hospital, the surgery was performed on an 18-year-old girl who suffered from curvature on both sides of the spine and convexity in the scapula rear right side.
High heels make the leg more attractive because the elevation of the heel enhances the convexity of the upper calf muscles, while making the ankle region appear even thinner, more fragile and feminine," Mark Soldin, consultant plastic surgeon at St George's and Kingston hospitals and spokesman for the British Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons, said.
The proximal kink only became completely blocked when the thorax straightened and the patient lay flat, reducing the convexity of the thorax.
Generally, this can be performed by duration mismatch and convexity risks within the balance sheet, which can generate short-term increases in income.
This means the strong convexity of the functional, which implies the uniform monotonicity of the nonlinear elliptic operator, defined by (3.
They consider such topics as the uniqueness of bounded solutions to aggregation equations by optimal transport methods, effective equidistribution and spectral gap, positive definite functions in distance geometry, topological field theories in two dimensions, Brouwer's dissertation and the revolution of 1907, new developments in combinatorial number theory and applications, geometry and non-archimedian integrals, Feynman integrals and motives, computational complexity and numerical stability of linear problems, and high-dimensional distributions with convexity properties.
In addition, the effect of convexity plays an important role in dealing with interest rate risk or mortality risk, especially when it encounters a big shock.