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    1. time-adaptive - 2. position update or updating?

    Dear members,
    Here is some part of a title belonged to a paper on which a friend of mine is working.

    "A new X algorithm with time-adaptive position updating ability..."

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    A. "Time-adaptive" is an adjective for "position update(ing)" process. We want it to mean, as time passes, the "position update/updating" process becomes quicker.
    B. "Position update/updating" is some kind of process.

    My questions are:
    1. Considering NOTE A, does "time-adaptive" conveys the demanded meaning? If not, do you have any suggestion please?
    2. Considering NOTE B, which one is most appropriate: "position update" or "position updating?

    Special thanks in advance.


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    Re: 1. time-adaptive - 2. position update or updating?

    Time-adaptive doesn't necessarily suggest that it speeds up over time. To me, it just suggests that it is able to change over time- it could slow down if that is what is required, for instance.

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    Re: 1. time-adaptive - 2. position update or updating?

    Quote Originally Posted by Tdol View Post
    Time-adaptive doesn't necessarily suggest that it speeds up over time. To me, it just suggests that it is able to change over time- it could slow down if that is what is required, for instance.
    Thanks a lot, Tdol. May I ask you please to help me on the following questions?
    - Do we have any special term in English which conveys the meaning, "speed up over time"?
    - And which of the followings, in regard to the context, is more appropriate please: position update" or "position updating?

    Special thanks in advance.

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    Re: 1. time-adaptive - 2. position update or updating?

    Accelerating? I'd use updating.

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