# sigmatische Funktion

## English translation: sigma function

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 German term or phrase: sigmatische Funktion English translation: sigma function Entered by:

 14:53 Dec 17, 2003
German to English translations [PRO]
Bus/Financial
 German term or phrase: sigmatische Funktion Bei einem Teil der Soll-Kriterien ist die sigmatische Funktion (daß heißt je nach Erfüllung oder Nichterfüllung eines Soll-Kriteriums werden entweder alle oder keine Punkte vergeben) anzuwenden. This is a tender document - the points that are being issued are part of the assesment for who wins the bidding. My brains are starting to get fried with this job. Any ideas? (Apart from "take a week's holiday in the Caribbean....") Thanks! Alison
 Alison SchwitzgebelFrance Local time: 05:00
 @#_+= Explanation:The sigma function calculates the sum of the factors of a number. In this case I think they are trying to say (ridiculously) "after factoring in all positive & negative considerations in fulfilment of the criteria"
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roguestate
Local time: 06:00
 I had completely forgotten that I had a maths dictionary on my shelf. I looked it up and there it was - sigma function. Thank's Roguestate.2 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

4sigmoid function
 Cilian O'Tuama
3 +1@#_+=roguestate
3Sumlindaellen
3Sumlindaellen
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6 mins   confidence:
*

Explanation:
ich kann Dir leider keine Antwort geben, aber dafür vielleicht einen Hinweis: Sigma ist das Summenzeichen (aus dem Griechischen) - irgendetwas in die Richtung Summenfunktion vielleicht........???????????????????

 D DLocal time: 04:00Native speaker of: German, EnglishPRO pts in pair: 321

19 mins   confidence:
sigmoid function

Explanation:
never heard of a sigmatische Funktion, but can't think of what else it could be

 Cilian O'TuamaLocal time: 05:00Native speaker of: EnglishPRO pts in pair: 7232

28 mins   confidence: peer agreement (net): +1
@#_+=

Explanation:
The sigma function calculates the sum of the factors of a number. In this case I think they are trying to say (ridiculously) "after factoring in all positive & negative considerations in fulfilment of the criteria"

 roguestateLocal time: 06:00Native speaker of: EnglishPRO pts in pair: 90
 I had completely forgotten that I had a maths dictionary on my shelf. I looked it up and there it was - sigma function. Thank's Roguestate.

agree  EMatt: This seems to come close.
 10 mins

55 mins   confidence:
Sum

Explanation:
Sigma is used on my German-language PC for the icon for "sum." So perhaps the original means "that by adding up the negative and positive points...".

 lindaellenNative speaker of: EnglishPRO pts in pair: 206

55 mins   confidence:
Sum

Explanation:
Sigma is used on my German-language PC for the icon for "sum." So perhaps the original means "that by adding up the negative and positive points...".

 lindaellenNative speaker of: EnglishPRO pts in pair: 206

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