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Synonyms for parameter

Synonyms for parameter

a constant in the equation of a curve that can be varied to yield a family of similar curves

any factor that defines a system and determines (or limits) its performance

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(computer science) a reference or value that is passed to a function, procedure, subroutine, command, or program

a quantity (such as the mean or variance) that characterizes a statistical population and that can be estimated by calculations from sample data

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Parameter Generation & Control is an internationally respected innovator and manufacturer of precise stability storage products.
Secondary parameters Parameter Description CTP Contract type (lump sum or unit price) AGS Number of at-grade stations EST Number of elevated stations TLM Total length of main line PDO Percentage of total length of depressed-open sections (ramps) to the TLM Table 2.
More precise measurements of neutron [beta]-decay parameters are also very important in the search for new physics.
The project identified the best parameters to improve paper printability of both sides of the paper sheet (measured by Heliotest).
We evaluated clinical and laboratory parameters that could predict the severity of acute renal failure suitable for risk-adapted disease management in patients with nephropathia epidemica.
Thus, knowing that the luminosity of a star declines in proportion to the square of its distance from Earth, astronomers can use type 1A supernovas as yardsticks to measure several key parameters of the age and expansion of the universe.
The composite score for all of the indicators in a parameter becomes the parameter score.
Parameter Generation & Control is an internationally respected innovator and manufacturer of precise and dependable stability storage products, and a provider of contract stability storage.
Because of the variety of the systems controlled by these kinds of controllers, the results achieved through traditional approaches developed for calculating these controller parameters (for instance, technical or symmetrical optimum), may in some cases prove to be less then acceptable.
In the above, [tau] is the single instrumental parameter that needs to be determined to extract an accurate polarization.
The key is to get a balance of the three, or at least focus on optimizing two out of three to meet paper quality parameters," he said.
These can be included as fixed laser parameters, or as a variable reference to the laser parameter library.
Also, reliance on a single autocorrelation parameter may have effectively filtered variables that operate at a broad regional scale, such as sulfate, but may not have controlled autocorrelation from pollutants such as sulfur dioxide, which exhibits a more spatially concentrated or local distribution (Krewski et al.
In the case of linear materials such as steel, an example or a material parameter is Young's modulus.
Capability" means the ability to maintain a process parameter within a narrow deviation band above and below the mean.