Definition of Determinacy

1. n. Determinateness.



Definition of Determinacy

1. Noun. The ability to be completely determined in a definite way; the quality of being determinate. ¹

2. Noun. (mathematics) ''(game theory)'' The study of the circumstances under which a game has a winning strategy. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Determinacy

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Determinacy

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Literary usage of Determinacy

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Legitimacy of International Organizations by Jean-Marc Coicaud (2001)
"Normative determinacy is illustrated and engineered by the paths that ... This is so because normative determinacy is at work in the compatibility of ..."

2. Eternal Possibilities: A Neutral Ground for Meaning and Existence by David Weissman (1977)
"That factor is determinacy; possibility differs from actuality as the determinable differs ... This qualitative determinacy is a first measure of actuality. ..."

3. Statistics, Probability, and Game Theory: Papers in Honor of David Blackwell by David Blackwell, Thomas Shelburne Ferguson, Lloyd S. Shapley, James B. MacQueen (1996)
"For games of perfect information, determinacy has been proven for games of ... In this paper I prove the determinacy of Blackwell games over a Gga set, ..."

4. The Theory of Functions of a Real Variable and the Theory of Fourier's Series by Ernest William Hobson (1907)
"The integral f(x, y)dy will be denoted by <£>(#); a similar remark applies to the determinacy of $(x) as in the case of <j>n(x). Moreover <j*(x) may have ..."

5. Proceedings of the London Mathematical Society by London Mathematical Society (1904)
"the conditions which are necessary to secure the validity of known proofs of Kirchhoffs and Poisson's integral formulae, and of the theorem of determinacy, ..."

6. A Treatise on the Mathematical Theory of Elasticity by Augustus Edward Hough Love (1906)
"He arrived at the result that the theorem of determinacy cannot fail except in cases where large relative displacements can be accompanied by very small ..."

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