What is constraint?

  • (noun): A device that retards something's motion.
    Synonyms: restraint
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on constraint, constraints:

Constraint-induced Movement Therapy - Limitations To Implementation
... Presently, constraint-induced movement therapy (CIMT) has not been incorporated as part of standard practice for the rehabilitation of the hemiplegic upper ... Therapist apprehension directed at safety issues with constraint use, lack of facilities, the cost of providing one-on-one therapy sessions, and the opportunity costs associated with the therapist’s inability to ... have commonly expressed the length of time wearing the constraint and time consuming hours of therapy as reasons they wish not to participate ...
Constraint - In Computing
... Constraint satisfaction, in computer science Finite domain constraints, in constraint satisfaction ... Integrity constraints, an element of database design ...
Constraint Graph
... In constraint satisfaction research of artificial intelligence and operations research, constraint graphs and hypergraphs are used to represent relations among ... A constraint graph is a special case of a factor graph, which allows for the existence of free variables ...
Constraint Automaton
... In computer science, Constraint automata are a formalism to describe the behavior and possible data flow in coordination models ... Constraint automata can be considered generalizations of probabilistic automata, in which data constraints, instead of probabilities, label state transitions and influence their firing ...
Structured SVM - Separation
... program involves a very large, possibly infinite number of linear inequality constraints ... Instead the problem is solved by using delayed constraint generation where only a finite and small subset of the constraints is used ... Optimizing over a subset of the constraints enlarges the feasible set and will yield a solution which provides a lower bound on the objective ...

More definitions of "constraint":

  • (noun): The state of being physically constrained.
    Synonyms: restraint
  • (noun): The act of constraining; the threat or use of force to control the thoughts or behavior of others.

Famous quotes containing the word constraint:

    In America a woman loses her independence for ever in the bonds of matrimony. While there is less constraint on girls there than anywhere else, a wife submits to stricter obligations. For the former, her father’s house is a home of freedom and pleasure; for the latter, her husband’s is almost a cloister.
    Alexis de Tocqueville (1805–1859)