ternary incremental representation

ternary incremental representation

[′tər·nə·rē ‚iŋ·krə′ment·əl ‚rep·ri·zən′tā·shən]
(computer science)
A type of incremental representation in which the value of the change in a variable is defined as +1, -1, or 0.
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