# Cartesian

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## Cartesian

1. of or relating to the works of René Descartes (1596--1650), the French philosopher and mathematician
2. of, relating to, or used in Descartes' mathematical system
3. of, relating to, or derived from Descartes' philosophy, esp his contentions that personal identity consists in the continued existence of a unique mind and that the mind and body are connected causally
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1.2 Fibration of points and algebraic cartesian closedness
It also briefly points out that the political adequacy of anti-Cartesian (post-Cartesian) subjectivity cannot be denied on the grounds that subjectivity as represented through the Cartesian Ego is done away with in an anti-Cartesian move.
THE CARTESIAN MULTIPOLE EXPANSION OF AN ARBITRARY DISTRIBUTION OF CHARGES AND CURRENTS
Which propositions are Cartesian in the actual world will depend, in general, on which polar propositions are true.
Such an auxiliary coordinate system may be a 3D Cartesian horizontal coordinate system with its origin at the position of the measurement instrument, Geodetic or 3D Cartesian geocentric equatorial coordinates of point should be known for relating observations to the geodetic coordinate system.
The unknowns of optimization problem are the parameters that are defining the position and the orientation of Cartesian coordinates system assigned to the base of robot [O.sub.1][X.sub.1][Y.sub.1][Z.sub.1] with respect to an inertial Cartesian system assigned to the "world of robot" (or to the application) denoted by [O.sub.0][X.sub.0][Y.sub.0][Z.sub.0].
For students who have taken introductory courses in graph theory and algebra, Imrich (Montanuniversitat Leoben, Austria) and other experts in the field introduce the Cartesian product (the product set containing all possible combinations of one element from each set).
From simple linear and pick-and-pack systems to gantries and booms, Cartesian robots are increasingly common in assembly and production environments.