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Signal

To convey information through a firm's actions. The more costly it is to provide a signal, the more credibility it has. For example, to call a press conference and tell everyone that the firm's prospects have improved is less effective than saying the same thing and raising the dividend.

Signal

An indication of a company's health and/or actions. Signaling a certain state or action may cause a company's stock to rise or fall in price. Generally speaking, the more money a signal costs a company to make, the stronger the signal is thought to be. For example, a company may make a statement indicating financial distress, but reducing its dividends is thought to be a stronger signal.

signal

To provide information to. For example, an unexpected dividend increase may signal investors that a firm's directors are more optimistic about future profits than previously thought. Likewise, the announcement of a new equity issue may signal investors that directors consider a firm's stock to be fully valued.
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Without this implementation of a digital filter module, the output leading control signal (Deduct) and lagging control signal (Add) from the differential PD will be sent directly to the corresponding port of the control module, to perform a deducting or an adding to the biphasic pulse.
Fuzzy Controller for Position Control with One Control Signal. As can be seen, the position of the robot will not be stable given the pervious controller.
Figures 8~10 show that, on the terrible Thlevel ground, compared with the LQR controller, the presented adaptive neural network controller in this paper can significantly reduce the peak values of tire displacement, body acceleration, and control signal, and the body acceleration and control signal are smoother.
Therefore, the control signal for this class is optimal transmit rate.
The power wiring can provide a suitable, if inflexible, path for control signals. For example, a wallbox dimmer could be connected to a line-voltage dimming ballast.
where [u.sub.min] and [u.sub.max] are the accepted limits of the control signal, limits imposed by the practical constraints.
The delay between the RF signal and control signal is matched through physical delay elements.
Careful consideration was given to waveform, frequency and power in selecting a control signal for the SGJ tests.
Early researches show that it is erroneous to investigate physical parameters of railway switch drive control signal (switching duration, steady-state current etc.) in order to obtain classifying features due to the influence of cable line parameters.
The new Ecco 70 has got separate inlets for atomizing air fan air, control signal and material and the user can therefore succeed in achieving a totally controlled spraying process.
Any time delay or difference in phase between the two sensor signals reflects the magnitude of any misalignment, so that any difference is height is automatically adjusted b a control signal that operates a pivoting mechanism.