Associations to the word «Adaptive»


ADAPTIVE, adjective. Of, pertaining to, characterized by or showing adaptation; making or made fit or suitable.
ADAPTIVE, adjective. Capable of being adapted or of adapting; susceptible of or undergoing accordant change.
ADAPTIVE, adjective. (psychology) Of a trait: that helps an individual to function well in society.
ADAPTIVE CONTROL, noun. A form of control system whose parameters may be changed dynamically in order to adapt to a changing environment.
ADAPTIVE ENZYME, noun. (enzyme) An enzyme that is present in the cell only under conditions in which it is clear of adaptive value.
ADAPTIVE ENZYMES, noun. Plural of adaptive enzyme
ADAPTIVE IMMUNE SYSTEM, noun. (immunology) Activated by the innate immune system, it comprises of particularly specialized, systemic cells and processes that remove or counter pathogenic growth.
ADAPTIVE INTELLIGENCE, noun. The human mind model, in that human intelligence as represented by the brain/mind model will tend to change (adapt) toward positive modes of survival.
ADAPTIVE INTELLIGENCE, noun. A branch of artificial intelligence dealing with training [1] using not only the statistical estimation of data, but combining it with specific domain knowledge.
ADAPTIVE INTELLIGENCE, noun. A branch of artificial intelligence where the objective is to program how the system is to interpret information and react rather than to program how a system solves specific problems (example: Knowledge Enhanced Electronic Logic: KEEL Technology).
ADAPTIVE MANAGEMENT, noun. An iterative method of decision making in the face of uncertainty that reduces uncertainty by continuous monitoring; used especially in the management of ecosystems etc
ADAPTIVE OPTICS, noun. (astronomy) (optics) An optical system in telescopes that reduces atmospheric distortion by dynamically measuring and correcting wavefront aberrations in real time, often by using a deformable mirror.
ADAPTIVE RADIATION, noun. (biology) The diversification of species into separate forms that each adapt to occupy a specific environmental niche.
ADAPTIVE ZONE, noun. (biology) an environment that allows the development of adaptive radiation
ADAPTIVE ZONES, noun. Plural of adaptive zone

Dictionary definition

ADAPTIVE, adjective. Having a capacity for adaptation; "the adaptive coloring of a chameleon".

Wise words

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