**Normalizing method** — The practice of making a charge in the income account equivalent to the tax savings realized through the use of different depreciation methods for shareholder and income tax purposes, thus washing out the benefits of the tax savings reported as… … Financial and business terms

**Empirical Bayes method** — In statistics, empirical Bayes methods are a class of methods which use empirical data to evaluate / approximate the conditional probability distributions that arise from Bayes theorem. These methods allow one to estimate quantities… … Wikipedia

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**Price index** — A price index (plural: “price indices” or “price indexes”) is a normalized average (typically a weighted average) of prices for a given class of goods or services in a given region, during a given interval of time. It is a statistic designed to… … Wikipedia

**Wave function** — Not to be confused with the related concept of the Wave equation Some trajectories of a harmonic oscillator (a ball attached to a spring) in classical mechanics (A B) and quantum mechanics (C H). In quantum mechanics (C H), the ball has a wave… … Wikipedia

**Heat treatment** — is a method used to alter the physical, and sometimes chemical, properties of a material. The most common application is metallurgical. Heat treatments are also used in the manufacture of many other materials, such as glass. Heat treatment… … Wikipedia

**Resolution of singularities** — Strong desingularization of Observe that the resolution does not stop after the first blowing up, when the strict transform is smooth, but when it is simple normal crossings with the exceptional divisors. In algebraic geometry, the problem of… … Wikipedia

**Bayes' theorem** — In probability theory, Bayes theorem (often called Bayes law after Thomas Bayes) relates the conditional and marginal probabilities of two random events. It is often used to compute posterior probabilities given observations. For example, a… … Wikipedia

**Nicolae Paulescu** — (Romanian pronunciation: [nikoˈla.e pa.uˈlesku]; October 30, 1869 – July 17, 1931) was a Romanian physiologist, professor of medicine, the discoverer of insulin (which he termed pancreatine). The pancreine was a crude extract of bovine… … Wikipedia

**Knuth-Bendix completion algorithm** — The Knuth Bendix completion algorithm is an algorithm for transforming a set of equations (over terms) into a confluent term rewriting system. When the algorithm succeeds, it has effectively solved the word problem for the specified algebra. An… … Wikipedia