relaxation method


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n relaxation method a method of solving simultaneous equations by guessing a solution and then reducing the errors that result by successive approximations until all the errors are less than some specified amount
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In literature:

This is a most excellent method of relaxing from study, and invigorating the mind at the same time that it is allowed to repose.
"Olla Podrida" by Frederick Marryat (AKA Captain Marryat)
The mood and method he employed (and let not the phrase be misunderstood) was moral relaxation.
"Abraham Lincoln's Cardinal Traits;" by Clark S. Beardslee
The more prominent lawyers were particularly devoted to this pleasing method of cheer and relaxation.
"The Life of John Marshall Volume 3 of 4" by Albert J. Beveridge

In news:

Back in the 1980s, childbirth education focused primarily on the methods of natural childbirth —how to breathe, relax and minimize pain—almost in a one-size-fits-all manner.
They then placed the "Medusoid" in a water bath and shot electrical currents across it, prompting the cells to expand and relax - similar to the methodical pulses seen in an actual jelly fish .
It then became her mission to began teaching the Tai Chi Easy method every Tuesday night at Keweenaw Krayons in Mohawk with the aim to share the unique movements and relaxing techniques .
It's important to find some method of visualization relaxation techniques to overcome stress problem.
Method Pry the dry, tough grapevines apart to relax the wreath 's stiff form.

In science:

Tropp, “Just relax: convex Programming methods fo r identifying sparse signals in noise,” IEEE Trans.
Bayesian Hypothesis Testing for Sparse Representation
The algorithm combines branch-and-bound and Lagrangian relaxation, which can be seen as an iterative double dynamic programming method.
CSA: Comprehensive comparison of pairwise protein structure alignments
Using SDP relaxations of problems with nonconvex constraints such as integer programs is a common method to find approximate solutions.
Optimal detection of sparse principal components in high dimension
There also exist methods with nodal relaxation.
Recent developments in Quantum Monte-Carlo simulations with applications for cold gases
Hommel (1988) already remarked that if it is known a priori that |T (M )| ≤ k < |H|, then the critical values of Hochberg’s method can be relaxed to αi (R) = α/ min(i, k).
The sequential rejection principle of familywise error control
Three different approximate Riemann solvers: Roe method (on the left), HLL solver (in the middle), Suliciu relaxation solver (on the right) are compared.
A well-balanced numerical scheme for a one dimensional quasilinear hyperbolic model of chemotaxis
For the update parts of both simulation methods it turns out that for the multiboson technique one has to optimize the mixing ratio of heatbath and over-relaxation sweeps [4,9].
Recent Developments in Fermion Simulation Algorithms
Further, it is shown that the relaxation method described in this paper can lead to strong oscillations in the solutions.
Using microsimulation feedback for trip adaptation for realistic traffic in Dallas
We propose a method to study the degeneracy of a trapped atomic gas of fermions through the relaxation of the motion of a test particle.
Collisional relaxation in a fermionic gas
As a side remark, it may be worth mentioning that the best-performing relaxation method was similar to the method of successive averages (MSA).
The dynamics of iterated transportation simulations
The relaxation method for linear inequalities.
Gradient algorithms for finding common Lyapunov functions
The relaxation method for linear inequalities.
Gradient algorithms for finding common Lyapunov functions
We solve the oscillation equations of a finite dimension as an eigenvalue problem of the oscillation frequency ω using a Henyey type relaxation method (see, e.g., Unno et al 1989).
R-modes of neutron stars with the superfluid core
Spherically symmetric equal mass star clusters containing a large amount of primordial binaries are studied using a hybrid method, consisting of a gas dynamical model for single stars and a Monte Carlo treatment for the relaxation of binaries and three- and four-body encounters.
Modest-2: A Summary
Then relax to the final position by a local gradient method.
New Global Minima for Thomson's Problem of Charges on a Sphere