nonambiguity

nonambiguity

[¦nän‚am·bə′gyü·əd·ē]
(communications)
The property of a code in which any character can be recognized uniquely without reference to preceding characters or the spatial position of a character.
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Even then, the restrictions on the setup coming from the nonambiguity requirement are so heavy, that usually only thoroughly arranged set-ups, made up of diverse and not exactly repeatable elements of Nature, are capable to withstand them.
Its inclusion violates rules of clarity and nonambiguity, to which legislation is expected to adhere, but to no avail.
It is likely that the differences (36.9 and 53.9%, respectively) relate to semantic nonambiguity: passive SV sentences exhibiting a subject that is made up of the propositional det(ta) are rare since corresponding active OVS sentences are disambiguated by content factors and hence are not in need of being disambiguated through formal devices such as the passive.
In view of what has been said above, one is justified in claiming that semantic nonambiguity is a central factor when explaining the exceptional behavior of propositional det(ta), and this also holds for many other sentences in the GSV and SUC corpora.
A further factor is semantic nonambiguity. What is meant by this notion is that an utterance can be interpreted on purely semantic grounds, without resorting to formal disambiguators.
-- R1 (nonambiguity request): for each screen coordinate pair there is, at any state of the interaction, one and only one element of the description which is referred to when a click is made at those coordinates.
Indeed, he emphasizes the nonambiguity between Christ's identity and the identity of other "savior" figures.
with complementary types of predicates) as a priori evidence for nonambiguity, since this holds for genuine cases of homonymy as well.
The pressure towards economy and nonambiguity leads to a substantial reorganization of this system and changes the functionality of the infinitival marking.