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conjecture on (something)

To speculate or wonder about something. A murmur went through the stands as people conjectured on which dog would be named the winner.
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conjecture on something

to speculate on or guess about something. I will not even conjecture on the outcome. Dave conjectured on what might happen next.
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The KNS conjecture is easy to check in type A, but it remained an open problem for a long time in other types.
In such a context, a seller is said to follow a satisficing mode of behavior if the unique price he chooses is satisficing in the sense that, for each element of the seller's conjecture, it yields profits not below the corresponding aspiration level.
To understand the phenomenon of conjecture in architectural history, two books, first written by a historian that is mainly based on information collected through oral history and second written by the architectural historian who searched out the data from various sources are taken because in Indian subcontinent, the architectural history is written either by the historians or by the architectural historians.
Although there are conjectures in special cases (see [GHI] for statements and discussion), there is as yet no general explicit conjecture for the dimension of the cokernel of [[mu].sub.F].
From the above table, we believe that these two conjectures are correct.
A detailed and helpful analysis of Erasmus's conjectures and retroversions from the Vulgate to the Greek leads Krans to reject the received view, noting that Erasmus made sparing use of conjecture partly because of method and partly because of ideology.
The concept of "conjecture" is familiar to exceptional parents.
A hypothesis is an investigator's conjecture about the answer to one or more of the six cardinal questions.
Let's just say that the Russian mathematician Grigory Perelman didn't need to rush to publish his proof of Poincare's conjecture on our account.
Next, we shall describe two other famous mathematics problems, the Collatz 3n + 1 Conjecture and the Riemann Hypothesis, and show how both Chaitin's incompleteness theorem and Wolfram's notion of "computational irreducibility" are important for understanding why no one has, as of yet, solved these two problems.
Our entree into this lesson is the one often required as we read Paul's letters (and, for that matter, the prophets of the OT): we must play the "telephone game"--not the party game of whispering a message around a circle for the sake of humorous distortion but the everyday "game" in which we can hear only one end of a telephone conversation and must conjecture what the other party is saying.
The NCTM Standards describe a conjecture as an "educated guess." In contrast, we take a broader view on conjectures in computerized settings, and situate conjecturing as one of several experimental approaches used in mathematical problem solving.
Summary: New Delhi [India], June 26 (ANI): Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Farooq Abdullah on Wednesday downplayed reports of Hurriyat leaders being ready for talks with Central government, saying it is all a 'conjecture'.