Postulates

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Relational Quantum Mechanics - Derivation
... offers the possibility of being derived from a small number of axioms, or postulates based on experimental observations ... Rovelli's derivation of RQM uses three fundamental postulates ... may be possible to reformulate the third postulate into a weaker statement, or possibly even do away with it altogether ...
Axiomm - Historical Development - Early Greeks
... Axioms and postulates are the basic assumptions underlying a given body of deductive knowledge ... from ancient times to the modern, and consequently the terms axiom and postulate hold a slightly different meaning for the present day mathematician, than they did for Aristotle and Euclid ... Such a hypothesis was termed a postulate ...
Introduction To Special Relativity - The Postulates of Special Relativity
... Einstein developed special relativity on the basis of two postulates First postulate – Special principle of relativity – The laws of physics are the same in all inertial frames of ... Second postulate – Invariance of c – The speed of light in a vacuum is independent of the motion of the light source ... Special relativity can be derived from these postulates, as was done by Einstein in 1905 ...
Molecular Koch's Postulates
... Molecular Koch's postulates are a set of experimental criteria that must be satisfied to show that a gene found in a pathogenic microorganism encodes a product that contributes to the disease ... Genes that satisfy molecular Koch's postulates are often referred to as virulence factors ... The postulates were formulated by the microbiologist Stanley Falkow in 1988 and are based on Koch's postulates ...
Disengagement Theory - Postulates
... Cumming and Henry provided the following nine postulates for the "process of disengagement" Postulate 1 Everyone expects death, and one's abilities will likely deteriorate over time ... Postulate 2 Because individual interactions between people strengthen norms, an individual who has fewer varieties of interactions has greater freedom from the ... Postulate 3 Because men have a centrally instrumental role in America, and women a socioemotional one, disengagement differs between men and women ...

Famous quotes containing the word postulates:

    The more reasonable a student was in mathematics, the more unreasonable she was in the affairs of real life, concerning which few trustworthy postulates have yet been ascertained.
    George Bernard Shaw (1856–1950)

    Simulated disorder postulates perfect discipline; simulated fear postulates courage; simulated weakness postulates strength.
    Sun Tzu (6th–5th century B.C.)