logical comparison

logical comparison

[′läj·ə·kəl kəm′par·ə·sən]
(computer science)
The operation of comparing two items in a computer and producing a one output if they are equal or alike, and a zero output if not alike.
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He went on to explain, “Each piece of the puzzle has to be interpreted and finding a logical comparison that fits within the story's framework was a unique write that was very challenging.
It is extremely unlikely that seriously ill patients would be informed, logical comparison shoppers.
One logical comparison is with the yield on the two-year Treasury note, whose maturity is long enough to ensure that it is not just a reflection of immediate policy expectations.
The more logical comparisons would be a thematic one to "Shogun" --that splendid miniseries of yesteryear, about a European traveler navigating strange-to-his-eyes Asian culture--and a qualitative tilt toward History's "Vikings," albeit with far more nudity, as well as clunkier dialogue.
Comparison consists not only of logical comparisons (the comparison of concepts in themselves), but of their meaning.
In rhetorical terms, it signals a move from a metaphoric to a metonymic perspective, from a system of logical comparisons to one of associations justified by contiguity within a uniform, static field.
Programming in Logiix increases the interactive potential of the products by facilitating data entry, arithmetic, logical comparisons, and nested logical branching of the if/then kind: "If so-and-so is true, then do this; if not, do that.