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hierarchical

A structure made up of different levels like a company organization chart. The higher levels have control or precedence over the lower levels. Hierarchical structures are a one-to-many relationship; each item having one or more items below it. See hierarchical navigation and hierarchical addressing.

File Systems Are Hierarchical
The system for organizing files on a hard drive or SSD is structured as a hierarchy. The desktop is often placed at the top of the hierarchy, followed by folders and subfolders within the folders. See folder, Win Explorer and file system.
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THE THEORETICAL CASE FOR HIERARCHICALLY VARIABLE DEFERENCE
In summary, then, as we move into the peta- and exa-scale arena for HPC, we the software community need to think outside of the fixed resources with global synchronizations box and design locally synchronized, dynamically scheduled, and hierarchically managed applications that can complete computations despite the expected modest number of hardware component failures.
More research will be required into exactly how children categorize and hierarchically arrange concepts before truly effective subject directories can be constructed.
NET and LOGIC WEB TUTOR as all course units are ordered hierarchically according to necessary pre-knowledge.
labor costs declined as immigrants flooded the country, the advantages of integration became so overwhelming that the vertically integrated, hierarchically organized, centrally managed industrial corporation became the model for 20th century manufacturing.
The term lilong refers to these alleyways which are first reached through gateways from main streets, and then are hierarchically organized through semi-public, semi-private and private lanes and courtyards throughout the block.
In Figure 3G all members of the collagen gene family present on the microarrays used have been brought together and then hierarchically clustered.
Perhaps the local bishop could issue a badge or pin or something so the eucharistic ministers could know that the communicant was hierarchically certified.
Here we arc in the twenty-first century, and a considerable part of humanity continues to live subjected to hierarchically dominated social structures of ancient origins, which perpetuate the worst sorts of inequities.
Using advanced machine-learning techniques, with only a few examples it quickly learns by itself how to hierarchically classify documents in existing categories.
Detecting a new agent in large pooled samples would thus be repeated in smaller, localized pools that had been combined hierarchically to generate the larger pool (32).
Species derive from a common genus and, within a taxonomy, are hierarchically represented according to their essential characteristics and differences.

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