a curve (also called a curved line in older texts) is, generally speaking, an object similar to a line but that need not be straight. Thus, a curve is

May 4th 2017

curve is the set of points on the Euclidean plane whose coordinates are zeros of some polynomial in two variables. More generally an algebraic curve is

Apr 24th 2017

Bezier curve (pronounced [beˈzje]) is a parametric curve frequently used in computer graphics and related fields. Generalizations of Bezier curves to higher

Apr 27th 2017

In mathematics, an elliptic curve is a plane algebraic curve defined by an equation of the form y

May 9th 2017

A quartic plane curve is a plane algebraic curve of the fourth degree. It can be defined by a bivariate quartic equation: A

Mar 11th 2017

In economics, an indifference curve connects points on a graph representing different quantities of two goods, points between which a consumer is indifferent

May 16th 2017

For the Phillips curve in supernova astrophysics, see Phillips relationship. The Phillips curve is a single-equation empirical model, named after William

Apr 28th 2017

curve is a graphical representation of the increase of learning (vertical axis) with experience (horizontal axis). The term learning curve is

May 20th 2017

objects in storage, see Fragmentation (computer). Curve fitting is the process of constructing a curve, or mathematical function, that has the best fit

Mar 30th 2017

In astronomy, a light curve is a graph of light intensity of a celestial object or region, as a function of time. The light is usually in a particular

May 15th 2017

mark function, the Levy C curve, the blancmange curve and the Koch curve are all special cases of the general de Rham curve. Consider some metric space

Mar 6th 2016

BlackBerry Curve is a brand of professional smartphones that have been manufactured by BlackBerry Ltd since 2007. The BlackBerry Curve brand was

May 7th 2017

different maturities. For other uses, see Yield curve (disambiguation). In finance, the yield curve is a curve showing several yields or interest rates

May 1st 2017

Elliptic curve cryptography (ECC) is an approach to public-key cryptography based on the algebraic structure of elliptic curves over finite fields. ECC

May 2nd 2017

cases are smooth plane curves (including piecewise smooth plane curves), and algebraic plane curves. A smooth plane curve is a curve in a real Euclidean

Mar 3rd 2017

In economics, the Lorenz curve is a graphical representation of the distribution of income or of wealth. It was developed by Max O. Lorenz in 1905 for

Feb 11th 2017

particular curve defined by Peano Giuseppe Peano. For other curves with similar properties, see space-filling curve. In geometry, the Peano curve is the first

Oct 15th 2016

In economics, the Laffer curve is a representation of the relationship between rates of taxation and the resulting levels of government revenue. Proponents

May 15th 2017

J A J curve is any of a variety of J-shaped diagrams where a curve initially falls, then steeply rises above the starting point. In economics, the 'J curve'

Mar 31st 2017

horseshoe curve is a class of climbing curve in a roadbed which reverses turn direction (inflection) twice on either side of a single tight curve that varies

Mar 7th 2017

In mathematical analysis, a space-filling curve is a curve whose range contains the entire 2-dimensional unit square (or more generally an n-dimensional

Jul 6th 2016

oxygen–hemoglobin dissociation curve, also called the oxyhemoglobin dissociation curve or oxygen dissociation curve (ODC), is a curve that plots the proportion

May 9th 2017

curve is the representation of the changes of the sea level throughout the geological history. The first such curve is the Vail curve or Exxon curve.

Oct 13th 2016

In management, models of the learning curve effect and the closely related experience curve effect express the relationship between equations for experience

May 12th 2017

square: thus their limit curve, also called the Sierpiński curve, is an example of a space-filling curve. Because the Sierpiński curve is space-filling, its

Jul 22nd 2015

In economics, the demand curve is the graph depicting the relationship between the price of a certain commodity and the amount of it that consumers are

Apr 17th 2017

In economics, a Kuznets curve graphs the hypothesis that as an economy develops, market forces first increase and then decrease economic inequality. The

May 23rd 2017

Play media A parallel of a curve is the envelope of a family of congruent circles centered on the curve. It generalises the concept of parallel

Mar 12th 2017

that name, see Polar curve (aviation). For curves given in polar coordinates, see Polar coordinate system § Polar equation of a curve. In algebraic

Mar 19th 2017

curve is a non-self-intersecting continuous loop in the plane, and another name for a Jordan curve is a plane simple closed curve. The Jordan curve theorem

Apr 25th 2017

The bathtub curve is widely used in reliability engineering. It describes a particular form of the hazard function which comprises three parts: The first

Dec 13th 2016

A Beveridge curve, or UV-curve, is a graphical representation of the relationship between unemployment and the job vacancy rate (the number of unfilled

Mar 9th 2017

A track transition curve, or spiral easement, is a mathematically calculated curve on a section of highway, or railroad track, where a straight section

Oct 19th 2016

functional theoretic algebra C[0, 1] of curves. For each loop γ at 1, and each positive integer n, we define a curve γ

Mar 25th 2017

The Bell Curve: Intelligence and Class Structure in American Life is a 1994 book by psychologist Richard J. Herrnstein and political scientist Charles

May 26th 2017

The Lenstra elliptic curve factorization or the elliptic curve factorization method (ECM) is a fast, sub-exponential running time algorithm for integer

May 6th 2017

education, marking on a curve (BE) or grading on a curve (AE) (also referred to as curved grading, bell curving, or using grading curves) is a method of assigning

May 18th 2017

In mathematics, the Levy C curve is a self-similar fractal that was first described and whose differentiability properties were analysed by Ernesto Cesaro

Mar 27th 2017

Hilbert A Hilbert curve (also known as a Hilbert space-filling curve) is a continuous fractal space-filling curve first described by the German mathematician

Apr 29th 2017

The Hubbert curve is an approximation of the production rate of a resource over time. It is a symmetric logistic distribution curve, often confused with

Dec 7th 2016

A curve is a geometrical object in mathematics. Curve(s) may also refer to: Curve (band), an English alternative rock music group Curve (Doc Walker album)

Dec 17th 2016

Horseshoe Curve is a three-track railroad curve on Norfolk Southern Railway's Pittsburgh Line in Blair County, Pennsylvania. The curve itself is about

Apr 5th 2017

The Hjulstrom curve, named after Filip Hjulstrom (1902–1982), is a graph used by hydrologists and geologists to determine whether a river will erode,

Feb 11th 2017

A semiconductor curve tracer is a specialised piece of electronic test equipment used to analyze the characteristics of discrete semiconductor devices

Dec 30th 2016

S curve or S-curve can refer to: S Curve (art), an art term for a sinuous body form — the S Curve is a traditional art concept common in Ancient Greek

Dec 29th 2016

list of curves, by Wikipedia page. See also: Gallery of curves, List of curves topics, List of surfaces, and Riemann surface Cubic plane curve Quartic

Mar 8th 2017

curve is a template usually made from metal, wood or plastic composed of many different curves. It is used in manual drafting to draw smooth curves of

Dec 17th 2016

mathematics, the blancmange curve is a fractal curve constructible by midpoint subdivision. It is also known as the Takagi curve, after Teiji Takagi who described

Feb 17th 2017

In algebraic geometry, a hyperelliptic curve is an algebraic curve given by an equation of the form y

May 29th 2016

In geometry, a deltoid, also known as a tricuspoid or Steiner curve, is a hypocycloid of three cusps. In other words, it is the roulette created by a

Oct 1st 2016

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