reflexive relation

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reflexive relation

[ri′flek·siv ri‚lā·shən]
(mathematics)
A relation among the elements of a set such that every element stands in that relation to itself.
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We will use the term graph if [rho] is irreflexive and symmetric.
A partially ordered set relation is any relation that is either reflexive, transitive, and antisymmetric, or irreflexive, transitive, and asymmetric.
matching the numeral "2" with another numeral "2" because they look the same), Hayes does suggest that relations in the abstract can be either reflexive or irreflexive (e.
It is very commonly assumed that metaphysical dependence or grounding is an irreflexive relation.