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incomparable

(mathematics)
Two elements a, b of a set are incomparable under some relation <= if neither a <= b, nor b <= a.
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Incomparability graphs of (3 + 1)-free posets are s- positive.
The latter has been slightly modified within the scope of our research work by following the localization principle and preventing the incomparability relation, in order to allow for group consensus seeking and automated multi-agent negotiation (Bregar et al.
Strong [Atlanta, 2000], 132) notes: "In 1:26-28, Ezekiel struggles to find appropriate language that indicates both human likeness and divine incomparability.
Incomparability and the Passive Virtues of Ad-Hoc Privacy Policy.
217)--as if there had been no idea of a universal "progress" aiming at a globalized "humanity" which has been challenged after 1800: In the wake of the romantic tide historicism--which is as far as I see not mentioned in he book--rejected the universal "philosophy of history" a la Voltaire as a mere construct, preaching the singularity and incomparability of epochs and cultures.
He explains, "previous analysts have failed to take fully into account the incomparability of capital formation undertaken by private entrepreneurs and capital formation undertaken by government officials .
Wonks love national standards for solving wonky problems, like the downward pressure on standards and the incomparability of states' test results under No Child Left Behind (NCLB).
Nehf, Incomparability and the Passive Virtues of Ad Hoc Privacy Policy, 76 U.
The big flaw in the drug discount-card program was the complexity and incomparability of the choices it provided seniors.
Another area that adds to the incomparability among companies' financial statements is the different methods of estimating current cost.
It is possible that the Kosovo case presents such a difficulty to Todorov because the Western leaders who advocated intervention there, far from fastidiously defending the incomparability of past totalitarian violence, argued that in Kosovo it threatened, in some relevant comparative way, to recur.
The incomparability affects only the total number and the number in the smallest size class.