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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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Hierarchical DFT also extends to post-silicon diagnosis and failure analysis.
The sex abuse crisis, like death, taxes, and the biblical poor, remains with us because the central source and oxygen supply of its existence, corrupted hierarchical structures, has been dangerously and tenuously propped up by Pope Saint John Paul II and Benedict XVI.
Here, we show that this method lends itself well to performing hierarchical classification and, in particular, using the hierarchical structure to improve computational efficiency.
The goal of our study was to illustrate how a time-stratified hierarchical Bayesian model framework can incorporate prior years of information to increase the accuracy and precision of estimates made using sparse and missing data.
5.00 g of CSW or hierarchical CSW was mixed at 60[degrees]C with 50 ml of the solution containing 90 wt% alcohol and 1wt% APS.
This article proposes a novel linkage method for hierarchical clustering, named k-Linkage.
The hierarchical clustering problem has been studied for several decades in a wide range of fields including manufacturing, biotechnology, information technology (IT), logistics and transportation, financial, and postal industries.
The basic concept of hierarchical random graph model is "network hierarchical random graph is the hierarchical organization model".
"I quickly found out that being in a syndicated science fiction television show put me way down that hierarchical ladder."
17 (BNA) The Minister of Industry and Commerce today issued edict 2/2015, banning hierarchical and network marketing.