factorise

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v factorise resolve (a polynomial) into factors
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.t Factorise (U.S.) to warn not to pay or give up goods: to attach the effects of a debtor in the hands of a third person
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L.,—facĕre.

Usage


In science:

Though in general the joint probability does not factorise, there is a particular case where it does.
Generalised extreme value statistics and sum of correlated variables
To allow the joint probability JN defined by (4) to factorise, the function P has to satisfy the following property: ∀(x, y ), P (x + y ) = P (x)P (y ).
Generalised extreme value statistics and sum of correlated variables
The ma jor assumption that Bell invoked is that the joint probabilities of outcomes at spacelike separation factorise in a certain way.
Relationalism vs. Bayesianism
Bell called this factorisation assumption ‘local causality’.
Relationalism vs. Bayesianism
Cashwell and Everett used this isomorphism to show that (Γ, ∗) is a unique factorisation domain.
Laplacians on shifted multicomplexes
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