Constraint

A quantitative limit imposed on variables or combinations of variables in an optimisation problem.
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constraint

1. the state of being physically constrained
2. a device that stops something from moving
3. the act of constraining

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Constraint

• (n.) The act of constraining, or the state of being constrained; that which compels to, or restrains from, action; compulsion; restraint; necessity.
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constraint

(from the article `mechanics`) Configuration space is particularly useful for describing what is known as constraints on a problem. Constraints are generally ways of describing the ...
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constraint

noun the act of constraining; the threat or use of force to control the thoughts or behavior of others
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Constraint

[classical mechanics] In classical mechanics, a constraint is a relation between coordinates and momenta (and possibly higher derivatives of the coordinates). In other words, a constraint is a restriction on the freedom of movement of a system of particles. ==Types of constraint== ...
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Constraint

[computer-aided design] In engineering design, particularly in the use of computer-aided drafting and design, in the creation of 3D assemblies and multibody systems, the plural term `constraints` refers to demarcations of geometrical characteristics between two or more entities or solid modeling bodies; these delimiters are intentional in d...
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Constraint

[information theory] Constraint in information theory refers to the degree of statistical dependence between or among variables. Garner provides a thorough discussion of various forms of constraint (internal constraint, external constraint, total constraint) with application to pattern recognition and psychology. ...
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Constraint

[mathematics] In mathematics, a constraint is a condition of an optimization problem that the solution must satisfy. There are several types of constraints—primarily equality constraints, inequality constraints, and integer constraints. The set of candidate solutions that satisfy all constraints is called the feasible set. == Terminology ...
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Constraint

Con·straint' noun [ Old French constrainte , French constrainte .] The act of constraining, or the state of being constrained; that which compels to, or restrains from, action; compulsion; restraint; necessity. « Long imprisonment and hard constraint . Spenser. ...
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Constraint

A constraint is a requirement placed on the type parameters to a generic algorithm. Constraints are
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Constraint

A data rule that limits a searches possibilities through preset algorithms. The constraint could inc
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constraint

constraint 1. The use of force to influence or to prevent an action. 2. The state or quality of being compelled to do or not to do something; restricted liberty. 3. The threat or use of force to control the thoughts or behavior of others. 4. The state of being restricted or confined within prescribed bounds: 'My brother soon tired of the constra...
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Constraint

natural language, programming language or Object Constraint Language boolean condition which may not be false if a Class is to be considered valid
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Constraint

Usually this is a relation of the form of an inequality, g(x)
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constraint

[n] - the state of being physically constrained 2. [n] - the act of constraining
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