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context

 [kon´tekst]
the setting, in time or space, surrounding the occurrence of a given event.
cultural context the environment or situation that is relevant to the beliefs, values, and practices of the culture under study.

context

Etymology: L, contextus, to weave together
(in communications theory) the setting, meaning, and language of a message. If a message is interpreted without strict regard for these limits, it is taken out of context.
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In the Israeli-Palestinian context it is also particularly difficult to reach an acceptable conclusion using only the factors enumerated in the Helsinki Rules and the UN Convention as none of these factors directly addresses perhaps the most relevant factor in the conflict -- the conquest of Palestine.
They did not consider the act to have a "sexual context.
These experimenters presented another fluid, water, during the context extinction phase, whereas the extinction treatment in the conditional literatures was a presentation of the conditional stimulus alone.
There is simply one block of experience, the context of which suffered an abrupt but manageable alteration when TC woke up as TC/mod.
Because all these sensors must work in the background on mobile devices, preserving battery life has to be the core principle of any context detection architecture.
Regarding the context aware self- * systems, most of the researches reported in the literature are focused on the self-adaptation problem.
Applying similar requirements in the partnership context, a partnership would need to acquire (or be deemed to acquire) the corporate stock from its corporate partner in a carryover basis-type transaction and immediately transfer the stock of its corporate partner for services rendered to the partnership by its employees.
3] proposes a context-aware based personalized content recommendation solution that provides a personalized Electronic Program Guide (EPG) applying a client-server approach, where the client part is responsible for acquiring and managing the context information, and forwarding it to the server (residing in the network operator/service provider side) which collects the TV programs and determines the most appropriate content for the user.
MDE provides tools and grammars allowing the construction of context models which may be used to model context-aware systems.
2) That context can no longer serve as refuge, however, not after what Waldstreicher has wrought in this closely researched and fiercely reasoned book.
One way to do this would be to focus on the intellectual discipline proper to faith: theology; another would be to consider the informal yet decisive ways in which faith may inform any intellectual inquiry by providing a context that is nourishing--by contrast, let us say, to the global market.