minimal element

minimal element

[′min·ə·məl ¦el·ə·mənt]
(mathematics)
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These standards do not exist to preserve superfluous rights; they were agreed by the international community in order to preserve the most minimal element of humanity in the conduct of war," Ibn Al-Hussein said.
3] does not start with its minimal element and thus two choices are possible for e(5): we can either send 5 to the leftmost upper element in [T.
A] in A and the jth column contains the minimal element [min.
He said, 'We are trying to find revenues for the system that will have a minimal element of justice.
If (X, g) is a minimal element of C then for all b [member of] X it holds c({b}) = X and consequently
A (finite) simplicial poset is a poset with a unique minimal element [?
tau]] = [GAMMA]) and therefore the set is nonempty and must have a minimal element [t.
Because of this reason in order to avoid dynamism effect, dual means are used--punch speed is increased, or density of minimal element is changed.
In a traversal from a minimal element to a maximal element in partial order, ineffective paths (those under the lower bound of the similarity) are ignored, i.
4) Determine minimum unmarked elements of matrix C lines which are marked at least one element is denoted by r, s indices minimal element or one of them if there is more.
A poset is said to be graded if it is ranked and has a minimal element [?
The poset L( A) has the structure of a graded meet-semilattice [13] with unique minimal element given by the 'empty intersection' [R.

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