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binary relation

n. Mathematics
A set of assignments from one set to itself or to another set. For example, "less than" is a binary relation from the set of real numbers to itself in which 3 is assigned to 4 (because 3 < 4), but 4 is not assigned to 3 (because 4 > 3).
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To explain male-dominated culture, de Beauvoir uses Hegel's definition of the Other to represent woman as the Other in relation to man: "In the cultural context of the man-woman binary relation, the Other is a minority, the least favored social group, usually composed of a woman" (de Beauvoir, 1949, p.
A binary relation R from A (called domain of R) to B (called codomain of R) is defined by a subset G of A * B.
Another way to express that E is a subset of V x V is to say that E is a binary relation over V.
A binary relation on a set can be represented by a digraph.
A subset R [member of] P(UxU) is referred to as a (crisp) binary relation on U.
According to the contrastive account, singular causation is not simply a binary relation between a cause and an effect, but a ternary or quaternary relation between a cause, an effect, and suitable contrasts to either or both of the cause and effect (e.g.
In FCA as a formal concept consists of a set of objects, G, a set of attributes, M, and a relation between G and M, I [subset or equal to] g x M; where I is a binary relation of G and M.
However, in reality, complex relations (including n-ary relations) are often encountered instead of simple binary relation forms.
We define P/~ to be the set of the equivalence classes with the binary relation [less than or equal to] defined by X [less than or equal to] Y in P/~ if and only if x [less than or equal to] y in P for some x [member of] X and some y [member of] Y.
Section 6 investigates the properties of Pawlak algebra based on binary relation. Finally, Section 7 concludes the paper and suggests some future research topics.
(i) RELy(b,Z) is any basic binary relation between b and the horizontally partitioned region, Z.