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Synonyms for exponentiation

the process of raising a quantity to some assigned power

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Parameters for allometric function describing the relationship of carcass weight to BW (1) Sire line Sex A B 1 Barrow 0.
The parameters for the allometric functions relating loin depth, backfat depth, Lean % and fat-free lean mass to CW are shown in Table 7.
All 3 regressions (females, males, and combined sexes) of BW on CL showed that the BW was a significantly positive allometric function of CL (Table 2).
trophic interactions) are calculated or parameterized by means of allometric functions (i.
Each of the four compartments is defined by state variables (biomass and height), two qualitative variables (fiber content and digestibility) and two allometric functions representing the relationships between state variables (vertical distribution of the biomass, and specific leaf area, which is the leaf area produced for each gram of biomass).
This technique is particularly appealing for exploratory purposes, since it does not assume any specific form of allometry and thus provides allometric functions with a local rather than a global fit (see Schluter 1988).