Importance

  • (noun): The quality of being important and worthy of note.
    Example: "The importance of a well-balanced diet"
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on importance:

Monte Carlo Method In Statistical Physics - Importance Sampling
... states that are known to be more relevant to the integral? The answer is yes, using the Importance sampling technique ... where are the sampled values taking into account the importance probability ...
Cross-entropy Method - Estimation Via Importance Sampling
... Using importance sampling this quantity can be estimated as, where is a random sample from ... For positive, the theoretically optimal importance sampling density (pdf)is given by ...
Leopold Matrix
... in to indicate the magnitude (from -10 to +10) and the importance (from 1 to 10) of the impact of each activity on each environmental factor ... Measurements of magnitude and importance tend to be related, but do not necessarily directly correlate ... of how much area is affected by the development and how badly, but importance is a more subjective measurement ...
Spotted Barb - Importance To Humans
... The spotted barb is of commercial importance in the aquarium trade and of minor importance in the fisheries industry ...
The Continuum - Attack Factor / Defense Factor
... being kept hidden by the developers, however the relative importance of each factor in contributing to AF and DF can be seen below ... Factors in order of importance for AF STR/INT DEX then MOR then the "Roll" ... Factors in order of importance for DF CON WILL then SPD DEX then MOR then the "Roll" ...

More definitions of "importance":

  • (noun): A prominent status.
    Example: "A person of importance"
    Synonyms: grandness

Famous quotes containing the word importance:

    In the United States all business not transacted over the telephone is accomplished in conjunction with alcohol or food, often under conditions of advanced intoxication. This is a fact of the utmost importance for the visitor of limited funds ... for it means that the most expensive restaurants are, with rare exceptions, the worst.
    John Kenneth Galbraith (b. 1908)

    An interesting play cannot in the nature of things mean anything but a play in which problems of conduct and character of personal importance to the audience are raised and suggestively discussed.
    George Bernard Shaw (1856–1950)

    Kitsch is the daily art of our time, as the vase or the hymn was for earlier generations. For the sensibility it has that arbitrariness and importance which works take on when they are no longer noticeable elements of the environment. In America kitsch is Nature. The Rocky Mountains have resembled fake art for a century.
    Harold Rosenberg (1906–1978)