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[ə′jās·ən·sē]
(computer science)
A condition in character recognition in which two consecutive graphic characters are separated by less than a specified distance.

The location of elements in a planning diagram, placed and ranked according to their relative importance, including their interconnections.

(networking)
A relationship between two network devices, e.g. routers, which are connected by one media segment so that a packet sent by one can reach the other without going through another network device. The concept of adjacency is important in the exchange of routing information.

Adjacent SNA nodes are nodes connected to a given node with no intervening nodes. In DECnet and OSI, adjacent nodes share a common segment (Ethernet, FDDI, Token Ring).
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Support for children and youth is also part of the Office's ongoing efforts geared towards the promotion and development of a culture of peace in the Adjacency Zone.
Then the eigen values of the adjacency matrix of [GAMMA](G,H) constitute the set: {0 (repeater) a -1 times) -1 (repeated b times) and b}.
G] denote the adjacency matrix of a (non-weighted) threshold graph G on 2n vertices.
We can construct the adjacency matrix B of the competition graph as follows.
In the literature the adjacency relation of lattice points (or pixels) is usually characterised by a neighbourhood graph and the complementarity of adjacencies is defined via the Jordan surface theorem (Jordan-Brouwer theorem), see, e.
We also include interaction variables, which we discuss below, as well as surrounding land-use variables, including adjacency to preserved agricultural land.
Key adjacency moves are practically never the recovery strategy for a very weak core in a distant market follower competitive position.
We observe that the adjacency matrix of the Knodel graphs is a (-1) circulant matrix, called also a retrocirculant [1], where all the rows are circular permutations of the first row toward left.
According to Jeremy Hamer, chairman of cake manufacturer Glisten, the crucial issue of taste can often be overlooked with new variant and adjacency launches.
Then we could spot the culprit who was misconfigured, or see a failed attempt to establish an adjacency.
Many of the people in the areas most represented by COST paid a reduced price for property because of its proximity to the railroad tracks or adjacency to the flood control area.
The end result for enterprises and service providers is unprecedented insight into routing processes and adjacency failures, enabling them to dramatically speed mean-time-to-repair and improve customer service levels.

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