# Boolean function

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## Boolean function

[′bü·lē·ən ′fəŋk·shən]
(mathematics)
A function f (x,y,…,z) assembled by the application of the operations AND, OR, NOT on the variables x, y,…, z and elements whose common domain is a Boolean algebra.
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Provides advanced search options such as field searching, Boolean operators, proximity searching, nesting, wildcard/truncation, etc.
Brandwatch leads the pack with 22 operators, the largest range of Boolean operators of any platform on the market
Terms can be combined using Boolean operators to refine the search.
Among the specific aspects she addresses are identifying valid online bibliographic and article databases, using Boolean operators to refine a search, organizing the research literature by using bibliographic software, preparing a structured abstraction form, synthesizing and reporting results as part of proposals and papers or as a stand-alone report, evaluating qualitative research studies, and understanding and evaluating meta-analysis research.
Compare the effects of the use of the Boolean operators AND and OR.
If the defect is positioned in an area that has its "mirror image" on another side of the body than the form of the implant can relatively easily be produced by means of Boolean operators.
When you enter multiple criteria, you get real results without having to be a mathematician specializing in Boolean operators.
This is a simple two minute mini-crossword puzzle designed to reinforce the nuanced Boolean Operators the lecture introduced: Near, Next, Proximity.
And proposes to use more number of Boolean operators (AND, OR, XOR, OF, and NOT) instead of the standard Boolean operators (AND, OR, and NOT), and use weights for Boolean operators and for terms in fuzzy models.
This activity offers students an opportunity to select appropriate databases, use advanced search techniques, and practice how to phrase search terms using Boolean operators to locate peer reviewed journal articles that meet criteria for scholarly research.
Net users have become more sophisticated and adept at using keywords and Boolean operators to construct more effective queries.
Boolean operators and phrase searching with quotations were used a total of eleven times.
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