Intermittency

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Intermittency

When a non-linear dynamical system alternates between periodic and chaotic behavior. See: Dynamical Systems.
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It would seem that each separate formation, like the whole pile of formations in any country, has generally been intermittent in its accumulation.
This hope was speedily dispelled like his other illusions; silence had indeed, been restored in the audience, after a fashion; but Gringoire had not observed that at the moment when the cardinal gave the order to continue, the gallery was far from full, and that after the Flemish envoys there had arrived new personages forming part of the cortege, whose names and ranks, shouted out in the midst of his dialogue by the intermittent cry of the usher, produced considerable ravages in it.
The conversation in these circumstances was very gentle, fragmentary, and intermittent, but the room was full of the indescribable stir of life.
Vincy could tap his snuff-box over it and be jovial, without even an intermittent affectation of solemnity; and Mr.
5] On the coast of Peru, however, the temperature is not hot to any excessive degree; and perhaps in consequence, the intermittent fevers are not of the most malignant order.
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Significantly better feed efficiency and survivability has been reported due to intermittent lighting (Daghir, 2008) when feeding behavior (feed restriction) of broilers was controlled through light manipulation.
Effect of intermittent medium replenishment volume on biomass and artemisinin content of Artemisia annua cells:
In the NEJM study, 1,535 men with prostate-specific antigen (PSA) levels of 4 ng/ml or less were randomized to continuous or intermittent ADT.
We included a training program with intermittent effort schedule.
The IBI analysts found that the corporate benefits managers they interviewed "described 'unscheduled intermittent leaves' almost unanimously as their biggest FMLA headache.
Scientific data suggested that intermittent treatment may delay the cancer relapse, and that the rise in testosterone may result in an improvement in the patient's quality of life.