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binary logic

[′bīn·ə·rē ′läj·ik]
(electronics)
An assembly of digital logic elements which operate with two distinct states.

binary logic

Processing based on the binary numbering system. See binary, chip and Boolean logic.
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According to his reading of Timaeus, Plato's entire text revolves around binary logic.
Young highlights the binary logic that transcends images of crime, such that crime or the criminal represents the negative half of the dualisms that pervade.
Jameson deploys Nietzsche to show that the binary logic of good and evil derives ultimately from class positionings and relations within the modes of production--a much more materialist understanding than the metaphysical categories of presence and absence informing deconstruction.
Binary logic indicates that as capital productiveness replaces and supplements labor productiveness, labor's aggregate percentage market claim on aggregate production must decrease.
The advance represents an important step toward the development of quantum computers, in which the binary logic of 0s and 1s used in conventional computers is replaced by computing elements that follow the laws of quantum mechanics (SN: 1/14/95, p.
The supposition of a pan-African authenticity tied to locality underlies this thesis, holding in place the binary logic of Afro-pessimism itself, opposing Africa and the West as perpetual antagonists, even as globalism fosters postidentitarian models of subjectivity and aesthetic production.
In an attempt to overcome the binary logic governing much of contemporary feminist theory -- opposing Postmodernism to the Enlightenment, and the death of the subject to the Cartesian knowing subject--Sonia Kruks argues for an alternative feminism, one which is, surprisingly, firmly grounded in existential phenomenology.
With monotonic performance, it is digitally controlled via two sets of 12-bit TTL-compatible, binary logic inputs and the switching speed is less than 500 ns.
Page's reading of Jazz argues that such Derridean concepts as the differance, the trace, and the breach are useful in understanding specific characters (55), as well as the way the novel enacts an alternative to the either/or trap of Western, binary logic (65).
For computation, the opened or closed positions of these gates represent the ones or zeros of binary logic.
They bravely battled against the Manichaean master narratives of moder n sovereignty, Hardt and Negri concede, unsettling the binary logic of "Self and Other, white and black, inside and outside, ruler and ruled.
With monotonic performance, the device is digitally controlled via two sets (I & Q) of 12-bit, TTL-compatible, binary logic inputs and the switching speed is [less than] 500 ns.

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