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 noun physics A lack of
causality
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Given that, why not use, say, a simple exponential moving average that does not suffer from acausality?
Mann's New Divergence "Theory": A Smoothing Artifact « Climate Audit 2007

If we implement your example of an antinoise filter, for example, one must account for the acausality by using a delay to shift current output to the current input essentially.
Mann's New Divergence "Theory": A Smoothing Artifact « Climate Audit 2007

So really, RBH, what we have here is a choice between primal acausality or some naturalistic form of theology.
Washington Post Chastises Smithsonian  The Panda's Thumb 2005

In their different ways both Jung and Pauli were interested in causality and acausality.
Still Point 2008

We then find that the amount of negative energy that must be ` borrowed’ is exactly consistent with earlier bounds of Ford and Roman, grqc/9901074, and that a simple quantum mechanical model shows that an apparent acausality in the classical variables is in fact fully causal when one looks at the full quantum state.
Guest Post: Joe Polchinski on Science or Sociology? Sean 2007
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