Descriptor


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Descriptor

A variable describing assets, used as an element of a risk index. For example, a volatility risk index, distinguishing high volatility assets from low volatility assets, could consist of several descriptors based on short term volatility, long term volatility, systematic and residual volatility, etc.
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In this frame, Danish scientists have tested the potential of NMR spectroscopy as a predictive tool to measure sensory descriptors.
Models were then investigated with all members in the descriptor pool to find the most predictive models.
To evaluate robustness of the classification models, we used the y-randomization test (see "Materials and Methods") applied to the representative hybrid descriptor model with noise-filtered (THR = 15%) qHTS data and the model based on chemical descriptors only.
Conclusions of the research indicate that a single descriptor allows classifying different materials as a function of their texture.
Thus, the feature vector comprised of 64-dimensional Fourier descriptor and chain code of length 76, thus yielding the feature size of 140.
The first set of descriptor values was calculated for the four IRPs identified by the proposed algorithm (see Table 1).
The 2007 RMIT Research drew particular attention to the descriptor system used by the U.
Are volunteered and endorsed descriptors of recalled breathlessness consistent with descriptors of exercise-induced breathlessness?
In Section 3, we extensively describe the proposed shape descriptor.
Especially when you consider that the human body has harmonics and resonances it finds pleasing, others it finds disconcerting, and still more that fall under a number of descriptors ranging from "great" to "awful.