Ascending Runs

Some articles on ascending run, ascending runs, run:

Permutations in Combinatorics - Ascents, Descents and Runs
... An ascending run of a permutation is a nonempty increasing contiguous subsequence of the permutation that cannot be extended at either end it ... For example, the permutation 2453167 has the ascending runs 245, 3, and 167, while it has an increasing subsequence 2367 ... If a permutation has k − 1 descents, then it must be the union of k ascending runs ...
Absolute Threshold Of Hearing - Psychophysical Methods For Measuring Thresholds - Classical Methods
... There are several series of descending and ascending runs ... The trial starts with the descending run, where a stimulus is presented at a level well above the expected threshold ... responding to the stimuli, at which point the descending run is finished ...

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