temporal relation

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Noun1.temporal relation - a relation involving time
relation - an abstraction belonging to or characteristic of two entities or parts together
antecedent, forerunner - anything that precedes something similar in time; "phrenology was an antecedent of modern neuroscience"
chronology - an arrangement of events in time
synchroneity, synchronicity, synchronisation, synchronism, synchronization, synchronizing, synchrony - the relation that exists when things occur at the same time; "the drug produces an increased synchrony of the brain waves"
asynchronism, asynchrony, desynchronisation, desynchronization, desynchronizing - the relation that exists when things occur at unrelated times; "the stimulus produced a desynchronizing of the brain waves"
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There is, of course, a difference between knowing the temporal relation of a remembered event to the present, and knowing the time-order of two remembered events.
In general, older adults found it more difficult to reverse observed temporal relation, but there was considerable variability among older adults.
Temporal relation rule mining approach, however, is different from these two-known algorithms due to consideration of time interval in the mining process.
Specifically, a logical mapping translates an interval temporal relation to be expressed in terms of the happened-before relation on intervals.
Starting from epidemiologic evidence, four issues need to be addressed: temporal relation, association, environmental equivalence, and population equivalence.
Normally, the tense in which a narrative is told (past, present, or future) indicates the temporal relation between the time of narration and that of the narrated events.
Every last shred of filmic illusion is dispelled in the encounters between the protagonists, whose minimal actions barely suggest a plotline, and in the backdrops, which bear no spatial or temporal relation to these actions.
Representing a temporal relation as a sequence of snapshots has the advantage of often considerably simplifying the notation in a technical treatment, while not affecting the generality of the results.
But they wrote: "The close temporal relation between ingesting sildenafil (Viagra) and the onset of severe chest pain due to acute mycardial infarction (heart attack) in a patient without a history of previous chest pain or risk factors for cardiovascular disease ...
In previous experiments, those making use of traditional schedules of reinforcement manipulated only the temporal relation of the presence-absence of a neutral stimulus and the reinforcer, whereas those employing temporal schedules contrasted the presence of one or two different neutral stimuli associated with independent distinctive probabilities of limited-hold reinforcement.
When we apply the temporal-focus test to the sentences in the corpus, we neglect the possibility of a free evaluation point and pretend that the pluperfect simply functions in order to express a temporal relation.
[1992] introduced the completion of a temporal tuple and of a temporal relation. Our definition extends this notion to indeterminate instants, periods, and intervals and to conventional tuples, relations, and databases containing such values.

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