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equivalence class

(mathematics)
An equivalence class is a subset whose elements are related to each other by an equivalence relation. The equivalence classes of a set under some relation form a partition of that set (i.e. any two are either equal or disjoint and every element of the set is in some class).
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Enhanced equivalence class formation by the delay and relational functions of meaningful stimuli.
The equivalence class 1, which contains all the constant functions, satisfies [alpha] [less than or equal to] 1 for all [alpha] [member of] [S.
Such multiple realizability is hierarchically organized such that lower level configurations corresponding to a particular higher level state constitute an equivalence class that represents a set of meaningful variables (the emergent biological function, specific idea, intention, or value, and so on).
i] (X) is a partition of X and every Fi (X) is an equivalence class.
So the next level of privacy has been provided using the method called l-diversity [3] which contains l well represented distinct values within an equivalence class.
In other words, two nodes on the interface [GAMMA] between the subdomains belong to the same equivalence class if they belong to the same set of subdomain boundaries [[partial derivative][OMEGA].
Specifically, the sample can be two stimuli of the same equivalence class or two stimuli of distinct classes.
Next, we discuss two important classes of SRCTs that will form special representatives of each equivalence class.
Given the array N for the selected w, we define an equivalence relation on the indices of the suffix array r of w, such that contiguous indices with the same value in N define an equivalence class.
0](F,K), where [absolute value of x] is the equivalence class of the composite function [absolute value of [x.
Similarity attack can occur when equivalence class contains distinct but semantically similar values for sensitive attribute.