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granularity

An informatics term for the size of a data unit in relation to the pool of data. Structuring "privileges" in electronic systems are said to be highly granular when each of many roles can differ in their capacity to act on electronic records.
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Coarse-grained reconfigurable architecture (CGRA) is a compromise between application-specific optimizations of embedded systems demanded by the market and the flexibility of systems to accommodate short time-to-market requirements.
This book provides an in-depth overview of all of the coarse-grained schemes developed for condensed phase and biomolecular systems.
lt;p>And Gartner's fifth prediction is that by 2012 one-third of analytic applications applied to business processes will be delivered via coarse-grained mashups.
But the coarse-grained, print-ridden volcanic ash hardened quickly after it fell, probably around 40,000 years ago, Gonzalez and colleagues reported in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
The conglomerates and coarse-grained sandstones predominate in the section of the Pre-Caspian-Guba region and in the inter-fluve of Kura and Iori.
It is a medium- to coarse-grained, olive-green granite.
Specifically designed to satisfy the level sensing needs of the bulk solids industry, the switches are an ideal solution for sensing fine or coarse-grained material such as grain, sugar, animal feed, beans, chalk, cereals and rice, among others.
That is why the Prosonic S FMU90 has an excellent measuring range of up to 70m and offers continuous, non-contact level measurement of everything from fluids, pastes and sludge to powdery and coarse-grained bulk solids.
The first series of the experiments was carried out with contaminated coarse-grained (diameter 2-8 mm) sandy soil from the Amari airport (northwestern Estonia).
In the case of the DMX series, this is carried out by means of large, hydraulically operated discharge door wings that are available in two variants for fine and coarse-grained mixture products.
After the unseemly sexual behaviour in which this coarse-grained entertainment delights.