recurrent event

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n recurrent event an event that recurs at intervals
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Usage

In literature:

There was one recurrent event that could invariably awaken hostile symptoms in the dame.
"The Virginian" by Owen Wister
The days and the months will pass by me, bringing their sure recurrence of quiet events.
"The Works of Max Beerbohm" by Max Beerbohm
The swift recurrence of more startling events dominated.
"Gordon Craig" by Randall Parrish
She finds certain events to occur in succession; but the succession supplies, in its occurrence, no reason for its recurrence.
"A System of Logic: Ratiocinative and Inductive" by John Stuart Mill
There are lives in which the duly recurrent meal-times are absolutely the chief events.
"A Word to Women" by Mrs. C. E. Humphry
One event has a fixed recurrence.
"Know the Truth; A critique of the Hamiltonian Theory of Limitation" by Jesse H. Jones
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In news:

Since the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, there has been an understandable preoccupation with how to reform the nation's intelligence system in order to prevent the recurrence of such an event.
Xarelto cleared to reduce the risk of recurrent events.
1 Paul Kyrle and colleagues report that women who continued hormone intake after a first event of venous thromboembolism (VTE) were at high risk of recurrent VTE.
Comment on "Statin Therapy in the Prevention of Recurrent Cardiovascular Events".
The disorder is characterized by recurrent recall of intrusive memories to the event, nightmares with insomnia, emotional numbing, hyperarousal, which are all long-lasting and relatively resistant to therapy.
PTSD is different from post-traumatic stress reaction in that individuals with PTSD will experience recurrent and persistent dreams or recollections of the traumatic event.
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In science:

Namely, during the recurrence one of the (parent and offspring) particles can create an additional walker with a probability proportional to P 2R(z )[τ (z ) − 1] and this event reduces the rate of spontaneous annihilation [P R(z )] in Eqs. (4) and (7).
Branching annihilating random walk on random regular graphs
The importance of these closed-loop paths (recurrent scattering events) was pointed out earlier , when they were invoked for the explanation of the magnitude of the CBS albedo.
Coherent Random Lasing and "Almost Localized" Photon Modes
The fact that recurrent events show up in CBS certainly does not allow to automatically identify closed-loop paths with resonator cavities.
Coherent Random Lasing and "Almost Localized" Photon Modes
In this paper we estimate what the gamma-ray sky of 44Ti sources would be expected to look like by adopting an average 44Ti source model having a characteristic source event recurrence rate, 44Ti yield per event, and spatial distribution.
Are Ti44-Producing Supernovae Exceptional?
We denote by R the event of recurrence, and by T the event of transience, T = {Xn → +∞} ∪ {Xn → −∞}.
On some generalized reinforced random walks on integers
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