Definition of Deterministic

1. Adjective. An inevitable consequence of antecedent sufficient causes.

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Derivative terms: Determinism



Definition of Deterministic

1. Adjective. of, or relating to determinism ¹

2. Adjective. (mathematics of a Turing machine) having at most one instruction associated with any given internal state ¹

3. Adjective. (physics of a system) Having exactly predictable time evolution. ¹

4. Adjective. (computing of an algorithm) Having each state depend only on the immediately previous state, as opposed to having some states depend on backtracking where there may be multiple possible next actions and no way to choose between them except by trying each one and backtracking upon failure. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Deterministic

1. [adj]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Deterministic

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Literary usage of Deterministic

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

1. State of the Art in Probability and Statistics: Festschrift for Willem R by Mathisca de Gunst, Chris Klaassen, A. W. van der Vaart (2001)
"... of probabilistic models may lead to intuitive arguments that reach further than even sophisticated mathematical analysis of deterministic models. ..."

2. Topics in the Geometric Theory of Integrable Mechanical Systems by Robert Hermann (1984)
"QUANTUM STOCHASTIC SYSTEMS WHOSE deterministic PART IS THE HARMONIC ... FP equations for systems whose deterministic past is the harmonic oscillator in the ..."

3. American Poets and Their Theology by Augustus Hopkins Strong (1916)
"Nature, he would say, is itself will; but will without freedom, a necessitated and deterministic will; and the only essential difference between Emerson and ..."

4. Computing Radiation Dosimetry: CRD 2002 : Workshop Proceedings, Sacavém by OECD Nuclear Energy Agency, Instituto Tecnologico e Nuclear (2004)
"... Abstract A deterministic transport methodology has been used to analyse two criticality accidents - JCO fuel processing in Tokai-mura, Japan and the ..."

5. Profiting from Chaos: : Using Chaos Theory for Market Timing, Stock by Tonis Vaga (1994)
"... deterministic Equations of Motion: linear and Nonlinear Oscillators In our nonlinear model, we think of the returns from a market index or a particular ..."

6. Containment Performance of Prototypical Reactor Containments Subjected to ...by E. W. Klamerus by E. W. Klamerus (2000)
"deterministic PRESSURE CAPACITIES FOR SURROGATE CONTAINMENTS This chapter will determine, for each of the six surrogate containments designed in the ..."

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