In case of or In the case of?
I am writing a thesis.
Now I feel difficulty to use the word "case".
In the case of small w,
In case of small w,
In the case that w is small,
(Here w is a parameter in my simulation)
Which is the best to use? What is the difference among them?
Case does need "the" in front of it and is an appropriate word for a particular situation. In your context it is when w is small. I would use your last example:
In the case that w is small, ...
The reason you use the article is because you are talking about a particular case - the one in which w is small.
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