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**Kalman filter**— Roles of the variables in the Kalman filter. (Larger image here) In statistics, the Kalman filter is a mathematical method named after Rudolf E. Kálmán. Its purpose is to use measurements observed over time, containing noise (random variations)… …42

**Computerized adaptive testing**— (CAT) is a form of computer based test that adapts to the examinee s ability level. For this reason, it has also been called tailored testing. Contents 1 How CAT works 2 Advantages 3 Disadvantages …43

**Ordinary least squares**— This article is about the statistical properties of unweighted linear regression analysis. For more general regression analysis, see regression analysis. For linear regression on a single variable, see simple linear regression. For the… …44

**gas**— gasless, adj. /gas/, n., pl. gases, v., gassed, gassing. n. 1. Physics. a substance possessing perfect molecular mobility and the property of indefinite expansion, as opposed to a solid or liquid. 2. any such fluid or mixture of fluids. 3. any… …45

**drafting**— /draf ting, drahf /, n. See mechanical drawing. [1875 80; DRAFT + ING1] * * * Precise graphical representation of a structure, machine, or its component parts that communicates the intent of a technical design to the fabricator (or the… …46

**solids, mechanics of**— ▪ physics Introduction science concerned with the stressing (stress), deformation (deformation and flow), and failure of solid materials and structures. What, then, is a solid? Any material, fluid or solid, can support normal forces.… …47

**Newton's method**— In numerical analysis, Newton s method (also known as the Newton–Raphson method), named after Isaac Newton and Joseph Raphson, is a method for finding successively better approximations to the roots (or zeroes) of a real valued function. The… …48

**Monte Carlo method**— Not to be confused with Monte Carlo algorithm. Computational physics …49

**Anthropology and Archaeology**— ▪ 2009 Introduction Anthropology Among the key developments in 2008 in the field of physical anthropology was the discovery by a large interdisciplinary team of Spanish and American scientists in northern Spain of a partial mandible (lower… …50

**BIBLE**— THE CANON, TEXT, AND EDITIONS canon general titles the canon the significance of the canon the process of canonization contents and titles of the books the tripartite canon …