logical comparison

logical comparison

[′läj·ə·kəl kəm′par·ə·sən]
(computer science)
The operation of comparing two items in a computer and producing a one output if they are equal or alike, and a zero output if not alike.
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He went on to explain, “Each piece of the puzzle has to be interpreted and finding a logical comparison that fits within the story's framework was a unique write that was very challenging.”
It is extremely unlikely that seriously ill patients would be informed, logical comparison shoppers.
One logical comparison is with the yield on the two-year Treasury note, whose maturity is long enough to ensure that it is not just a reflection of immediate policy expectations.
A logical comparison consists of these questions: Will we bring thousands of people to join us in building a better mathematics education for all students, or are we talking to each other while waiting for the change that never comes?
Gullible media types have billed "Marco Polo" as Netflix's possible answer to "Game of Thrones." The more logical comparisons would be a thematic one to "Shogun" --that splendid miniseries of yesteryear, about a European traveler navigating strange-to-his-eyes Asian culture--and a qualitative tilt toward History's "Vikings," albeit with far more nudity, as well as clunkier dialogue.
Due to the fact that the Palo Alto Networks firewall can perform traditional firewall functions, and is also capable of blocking threats and controlling web usage, logical comparisons to Unified Threat Management (UTM) offerings are made.
Comparison consists not only of logical comparisons (the comparison of concepts in themselves), but of their meaning.
In rhetorical terms, it signals a move from a metaphoric to a metonymic perspective, from a system of logical comparisons to one of associations justified by contiguity within a uniform, static field.