invariance

noun
in·​vari·​ance | \(ˌ)in-ˈver-ē-ən(t)s \

Definition of invariance 

: the quality or state of being invariant

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LeCun tells Science that translational invariance, too, could eventually emerge on its own with better general learning mechanisms. Matthew Hutson, Science | AAAS, "How researchers are teaching AI to learn like a child," 24 May 2018 Translational invariance is the principle behind convolutional neural networks, or convnets, LeCun's greatest claim to fame. Matthew Hutson, Science | AAAS, "How researchers are teaching AI to learn like a child," 24 May 2018 Methodological uniformitarianism (a procedural principle asserting spatial and temporal invariance of natural laws) belongs to the definition of science and is not unique to geology. Brian Romans, WIRED, "Rapid Canyon Formation and Uniformitarianism," 23 June 2010

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First Known Use of invariance

1878, in the meaning defined above

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