# normal form

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## normal form

[′nȯr·məl ′fȯrm]
(computer science)
The form of a floating-point number whose mantissa lies between 0.1 and 1.0.

## normal form

(reduction)
In reduction systems, the state of a term which contains no reducible expressions. Variants include head normal form, weak head normal form.

## normal form

(database)
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BCNF : Table(x) [conjunction] Third Normal Form(x) [conjunction] FD (x,fd) [conjunction] LHS (x,fd_lhs) [conjunction] Super Key (fd_lhs) [right arrow] BC Normal Form (x) [In an FD X [right arrow] A, X should be a super key]
Our algorithm that constructs a normal form of an arbitrary sword will repeatedly invoke two procedures.
2]A by using the left eigenvectors and reabsorbing parameter e [20], the normal form is determined by
A relation is in second normal form (abbreviated 2NF) if it is in 1NF and no non-key attribute is partially dependent on any candidate key [7], [1].
Definition 2: A disjunctive normal form of a Boolean function is a developed disjunctive normal form is any variable appears once and only once in any clause, either in negative form or not (never under both forms) [11];
Consider the regular-saddle topological normal form given in the previous subsection.
unions' demands should take its legal and normal form which does not make the
Normal form doesn't often translate well to this idiosyncratic race but he ran a blinder on his only start at this discipline when a close third in December 2009.
3) still has a Bogdanov-Takens singularity for any [tau] > 0, and by using the normal form theory due to Faria and Magalhaes [4], a versal unfolding of system (1.
Speaking at La Mon hotel outside Comber, Mr Robinson told delegates: "For us the present arrangements are a transitional phase to a more normal form of democracy for Northern Ireland.
In its normal form, it appears to have multiple sites where other molecules can attach themselves, similar to a space station with many docking areas.
I studied him, along with a number of other players, for three years when I was a club manager, working out how long you needed to find normal form.

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