# approximand

## English edit

### Noun edit

**approximand** (*plural* **approximands**)

- (mathematics) The solution to function, series, etc. that is to be approximated.
**1998**, International Conference on Fuzzy Systems, Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Fuzzy Systems, Volumes 1-3, page 1237:- Each shape affects how well F approximates a given
**approximand**and how quickly an adaptive fuzzy system F approximates when learning tunes the parameters of A_{j}.

**2000**, Royal Society (Great Britain), Wavelets: The Key to Intermittent Information?, page 256:- In effect, this result is ideal, as it gives the same rate m
^{-(s-1/p)}we could hope to obtain by knowing that the underlying**approximand**was a ridge function in a specific direction […]

**2012**, Moamar Sayed-Mouchaweh, Edwin Lughofer, Learning in Non-Stationary Environments: Methods and Applications, page 275:- The key task of approximating with granules is seeking for the tightest envelope for the
**approximand**.