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Synonyms for behavior

the manner in which one behaves

the way in which a machine or other thing performs or functions

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Synonyms for behavior

the action or reaction of something (as a machine or substance) under specified circumstances

(psychology) the aggregate of the responses or reactions or movements made by an organism in any situation

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The reason behind solitary lion showing the highest abnormal behavior could be the lack of socialization, as they didn't have a pride or any family member to live with.
The proposed methodology constructs APChain using traffic attribute information and detects abnormal behavior such as botnets through behavioral profiling.
They are studying the effects of increasing serotonin during the embryonic stage to control these abnormal behaviors in chickens.
Background: The spectrum of abnormal behaviors in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis/motor neuron disease (ALS/MND) has been described, but its practical meaning, namely its impact on caregiver burden, has not been clearly documented in Chinese population.
Often times, the objective is to detect, recognize, or learn interesting events which contextually may be defined as "suspicious event", "irregular behavior" (Zhang and Liu, 2007), "uncommon behavior", "unusual activity/event/behavior", "abnormal behavior" (Mehran et al, 2009), "anomaly" (Kratz and Nishino, 2009) etc.
Deep investigations into one-way flows show that some of the one-way flows are related to scanning-like attacks due to their flow statistical characteristics and they are important information sources for abnormal behavior detection.
After pattern learned from motion trajectories, this paper uses the direction information of motion patterns to detect abnormal behavior of moving vehicles.
Several approaches using sensor networks have been proposed to detect abnormal behavior. In [7], the authors presented an approach with a low false alarm rate to detect abnormal activities by deploying wireless wearable sensors.
Moscow, (SANA) -- Syria's Ambassador in Russia, Riad Haddad, considered what the humanity has been suffering from for decades of extremism and terrorism that was attached to Islam as "the product of intelligence agencies par excellence" During a symposium at the Russian Institute for Strategic Studies in Moscow, Haddad said that the term "Extremist Islam" is not scientific because Islam, like other heavenly religions, rejects and extremism cannot be associated with a religion because it an abnormal behavior that basically contradicts with the values of religions and humanity.
It discusses definitions of abnormal behavior and its models; the psychology of disorders; the physiology of abnormal behavior; genetics and environmental factors; assessment, diagnosis, research methods, and ethics; child development and abnormal psychology; child disorders and psychopathology; and definitions, models, assessment, treatment, and other aspects of schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders, and mood, anxiety, personality, substance-related, and cognitive disorders and those related to aging, including Alzheimer's disease.
Chimps used to live in fluid fission-fusion social formation, and absence of this feature results in occurrence of abnormal behavior in captive chimpanzees.
The decision is made on the basis of some pre-determined indicators of abnormal behavior that justify placing the person in a category of suspects, which pose a potential threat or risk to the society (Sutrop and Laas-Mikko 2012:22).
Transaction monitoring systems analyze various aspects of the customer's session with the bank in order to detect abnormal behavior that may be attributed to malware activity.
It is a transmissible disease that slowly attacks the brain of infected deer and elk, causing the animals to progressively become emaciated, display abnormal behavior and invariably results in the death of the infected animal.