Discriminant

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Discriminant (Math) The eliminant of the n partial differentials of any homogenous function of n variables. See Eliminant.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n discriminant In mathematics, the eliminant of the n differential coefficients of a homogeneous function of n variables.
    • discriminant Implying equal roots or a node.
    • n discriminant Discriminating.
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Quotations

  • Michael E. Gerber
    Michael E. Gerber
    “The five essential entrepreneurial skills for success: Concentration, Discrimination, Organization, Innovation and Communication”
  • Rubye Fields
    Rubye Fields
    “Generally, employees who file complaints of discrimination do so as a last resort.”
  • Golda Meir
    Golda%20Meir
    “Women's Liberation is just a lot of foolishness. It's the men who are discriminated against. They can't bear children. And no one's likely to do anything about that.”
  • Hubert H. Humphrey
    Hubert%20H.%20Humphrey
    “Liberalism, above all, means emancipation -- emancipation from one's fears, his inadequacies, from prejudice, from discrimination... from poverty.”
  • Johann Friedrich Von Schiller
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    “It is difficult to discriminate the voice of truth from amid the clamor raised by heated partisans.”
  • Roger Sperry
    Roger Sperry
    “What it comes down to is that modern society discriminates against the right hemisphere.”

Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. discriminans, p. pr. of discriminare,

Usage

In literature:

Restraining, discriminating judgment, is as necessary as impulsive power.
"The Parables of Our Lord" by William Arnot
The females are larger and require more food, hence the discrimination.
"The Dawn of Reason" by James Weir
But the trade monopoly does not confine its sins to tempting the stronger monopoly to practise discriminations.
"Monopolies and the People" by Charles Whiting Baker
He was always opposed to caste discriminations in Church, State, or society.
"History of the Negro Race in America from 1619 to 1880. Vol. 2 (of 2)" by George Washington Williams
So soon as they indulge in this luxury they lose the faculty of nice discrimination.
"The Narrative of a Blockade-Runner" by John Wilkinson
They wonder at his quick perception, profound discrimination, and marvelous craft of readjustment.
"Oswald Langdon" by Carson Jay Lee
It proposes to enforce the Constitutional guarantee against inequality and discrimination by appropriate legislation.
"Masterpieces of Negro Eloquence" by Various
These come to discriminate form with the abstract though warm interest of the expert.
"Human Traits and their Social Significance" by Irwin Edman
Every character is marked with its proper and discriminative stamp.
"The Works of William Hogarth: In a Series of Engravings" by John Trusler
You will readily recognize and discriminate such experts from the mass of readers, if you have good discernment.
"A Book for All Readers" by Ainsworth Rand Spofford
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In poetry:

Contrast with JAMES'S greedy haste
And comprehensive hand,
The nice discriminating taste
Of APPLEBODY BLAND.
"The Two Ogres" by William Schwenck Gilbert
Beneath the thicket of these leaves
No light discriminates each from each.
No Self that wrongs, no Self that grieves
Hath longer deed nor creed nor speech.
"From “Taliesin: a Masque”:Voices Of Unseen Spirits" by Richard Hovey
Oh, mystery! who can understand
Why, sudden, from God's mighty hand
Destructive bolts of power
Without discrimination strike
The evil and the good alike--
As in that dreadful hour!
"Mysterious" by Hattie Howard

In news:

Former teachers, Jehovah 's Witnesses file discrimination lawsuit against school district.
Former teachers, Jehovah's Witnesses file discrimination lawsuit against school district.
9 former workers sue Auburn, allege discrimination.
The KKK has a long history in the US of discrimination, as well as violence, against blacks and other minority groups.
Thus, TMA and TPS said, a jury should decide whether Houston Funding discriminated against Ms Venters, or, as the company claims, it fired her for abandoning her job.
Wilkerson's stands against discrimination laudable .
The US tolerates extra-judicial killings, persecution, racial discrimination and genocide at home and abroad.
I read an article about Norwegian immigrants facing discrimination in Iceland.
FOR years, discriminating diners trekked to the gourmet palace in Glen Cove known as Restaurant Zanghi, later called Nicola's.
Wardens recount longstanding , institutional discrimination against African-Americans at TP&W.
The US Justice Department is investigating Sheriff Joe Arpaio, Maricopa County, Ariz. For discrimination by profiling persons because they are Latino and may be in the US illegally.
In a new ad opposing Minnesota's marriage discrimination amendment, Vikings punter Chris Kluwe harkens back to his attention-grabbing turn of phrase about what won't happen when same-sex couples get married.
This week, Hawaii lawmakers voted to protect transgender people from public and private workplace discrimination, making the state the 13th (in addition to Washington, DC) to do so.
A soldier in Brownsville claims he was discriminated against at a convenience store because he was wearing a US Army Uniform.
If you've got an issue or problem that you're dying to get off your chest, Camplaints.com doesn't discriminate.
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In science:

In and , it is proved that the optimal conclusive discrimination of two non-orthogonal states is given by P = 1 − |hφ|ψi| without any limitation of operations.
Optimally Conclusive Discrimination of Non-orthogonal Entangled States Locally
In our notation, these amount to that ri = si and P L = 1 − Pi |hηi |γi i| while the optimal discrimination is P opt = 1 − | Pi hηi |γi i|.
Optimally Conclusive Discrimination of Non-orthogonal Entangled States Locally
Theorem 2 Optimally conclusive discrimination between two non-orthogonal entangled states can be achieved by LOCC operations.
Optimally Conclusive Discrimination of Non-orthogonal Entangled States Locally
And the optimal discrimination could be realized by LOCC operations.
Optimally Conclusive Discrimination of Non-orthogonal Entangled States Locally
It’s noticeable that the optimal conclusive discrimination can be achieved by LOCC in the condition that in general, the operation performed by the last one provides the distinguishable information while all operations performed beforehand give no information about of |φi and |ψi.
Optimally Conclusive Discrimination of Non-orthogonal Entangled States Locally
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