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fundamental measure


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n fundamental measure one of the four quantities that are the basis of systems of measurement
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In literature:

This was the fundamental error of her mind; it arose in a great measure from her early education.
"The Bracelets" by Maria Edgeworth
This measure will form the fundamental factor of our industrial and economical development.
"The Fight For The Republic in China" by Bertram Lenox Putnam Weale
This great and drastic measure altered fundamentally the character of the Irish problem.
"John Redmond's Last Years" by Stephen Gwynn
In just the same way energy can be measured as a quantity in terms of a fundamental unit.
"Recent Developments in European Thought" by Various
The measurement of the mean velocity past a vertical was thought to be of fundamental importance.
"Scientific American Supplement, No. 365, December 30, 1882" by Various
Further, they are open to the fundamental objection that they lessen the measure of a man's self-mastery.
"Woman and Womanhood" by C. W. Saleeby
Fundamentally the railroads of any country are the real measures of its progress.
"An African Adventure" by Isaac F. Marcosson
They consisted of the Rights of Man, and of the fundamental measures adopted in the course of September.
"Lectures on the French Revolution" by John Emerich Edward Dalberg-Acton
Both, of course, involved the still more fundamental conception of number and the acceptance of some unit for measurement.
"Progress and History" by Various
The metric system is the system of measurement of which the meter is the fundamental unit.
"The Style Book of The Detroit News" by The Detroit News
Sanitation measures are fundamental in good management and their neglect may be fatal.
"A Living from the Land" by William B. Duryee
Not only have its fundamental principles been fully vindicated but in most details the working of the measure has been successful.
"Readings in Money and Banking" by Chester Arthur Phillips
Its further discussion depends upon the measure of curvature, the second of Riemann's fundamental conceptions.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 11, Slice 6" by Various

In news:

This lecture will introduce clinicians to the fundamentals of outcomes measurement for patients receiving pediatric mechanical ventilation.
T here's a fundamental tension in the true-ish drama Extraordinary Measures that lifts it above the formula disease-of-the-week picture.
Republican women are rallying to Mitt Romney - their party's now-certain presidential nominee - boosting him to his best-ever showing on a fundamental measure of personal popularity, according to a new Washington Post-ABC News poll.
Some facts behind the analytical Holy Grail that is Big Data, and why real-time analysis is so fundamental to measuring levels of customer satisfaction.
Noncontact measurement and inspection is a fundamental practice in many manufacturing environments and quality control labs.

In science:

The measure MGL,u,q is a fundamental ob ject for understanding the probability theory of conjugacy classes of GL(n, q).
Random matrix theory over finite fields: a survey
A fundamental result of quantum measurement theory is that if the spin analyzer tries to detect the spin of the incoming quanton, the wavefunction of the detector becomes entangled with that of the quanton.
Prospects for a Quantum Dynamic Random Access Memory (Q-DRAM)
The Occam’s razor tells us that unsharp measurement interpretation of quantum theory is, for the moment, the most appropriate way to understand fundamental physics these days.
Outline for a formal general theory of physical measurements
This systematic summary of random-cluster models includes accounts of the fundamental methods and inequalities, the uniqueness and specification of infinite-volume measures, the existence and nature of the phase transition, and the structure of the subcritical and supercritical phases.
The Random-Cluster Model
The stochastic ordering of measures provides a technique fundamental to the study of random-cluster measures.
The Random-Cluster Model
However, all quantum processes are fundamentally reversible, as long as no measurements are made or could be made in principle (whatever measurement processes are), and as long as we keep track of the quantum systems involved.
Quantum Physics of Simple Optical Instruments
From above, we are left with ob jects that are of fundamental importance for establishing quantitative measures of controllability and observability, the gramians.
Coarse graining and control theory model reduction
Herein we consider various concepts of entropy as measures of the complexity of phenomena and in so doing encounter a fundamental problem in physics that affects how we understand the nature of reality.
From Knowledge, Knowability and the Search for Objective Randomness to a New Vision of Complexity
Rokhlin, On the fundamental ideas of measure theory, Mat.
Boundaries and harmonic functions for random walks with random transition probabilities
We are now ready to consider the fundamental example of a thinning-invariant sequence of measures (µn ∈ M+ 1 (Xn ) : n ∈ N+ ).
A Thinning Analogue of de Finetti's Theorem
Remark 1 Here we point out a simple geometric property of point measures ξ within the set W := (cid:8)ξ ∈ N0 : Sx ξ 6= ξ ∀x ∈ Rd \ {0} (cid:9) . which will be fundamental in order to apply the methods developed in [KV] and [DFGW].
Mott law as lower bound for a random walk in a random environment
One of the most fundamental problems in the theory of random matrices is to derive the joint density functions for the eigenvalues (or equivalently, the measures associated with the eigenvalue distributions) of various types of matrix ensembles.
A Generalization of Random Matrix Ensemble I: General Theory
Key words: Simple atoms, Precision measurements, Bound states, Quantum electrodynamics (QED), Hydrogen-like atoms, Fundamental constants PACS: 12.20.
Precision physics of simple atoms: QED tests, nuclear structure and fundamental constants
Precision measurements accompanied by accurate theoretical calculations strongly interfere with high precision determinations of certain fundamental constants.
Precision physics of simple atoms: QED tests, nuclear structure and fundamental constants
Hughes, in Precision Measurement and Fundamental Constants, Washington, NBS spec. publ. 343, Ed. by D. N.
Precision physics of simple atoms: QED tests, nuclear structure and fundamental constants