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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 order to achieve our goal we have defined a self-configuring context model that accurately captures and represents general purpose real contexts, in a programmatic manner.
Finally, Sensor Platforms presents user contexts in a simple-to-use applications programming interface (API) in its upcoming FreeMotion Library Version 2 release.
On the basis of types: This market is segmented on the basis of revenue generated across locations by types such as context, vendors, and networks.
Analysis of the associative and occasion-setting properties of contexts participating in a Pavlovian discrimination.
No longer will experience occur in the context of such personality and memory.
She theorizes that context information serves as an "attention gate.
He simultaneously entrenches African American theory in the context of "mainstream" theories, while demonstrating the relevance of European-centered, Western concepts to Morrison's texts.
This masterful essay adds to the recent scholarship on Milton's republicanism and it deserves to be widely read and admired; my one reservation about the essay's exclusive focus on Milton's "neo-Roman" republican outlook is that this tends to overemphasize the secular dimensions of Milton's politics and anti-monarchical writings, ignoring altogether their radical religious dimensions and contexts.
To read the context is to read the strategy of the building.
Looking at the Hutchinson study with hindsight and in light of the evolution of science, the research design appears to: 1) be prohibitively costly (15 million dollars, [National Cancer Institute, 2000]), 2) ignore both the recommendations for comprehensive programs and the inherent complexity of comprehensive programs, 3) lack efforts to understand the context and grasp the importance of how different contexts might influence the results, and 4) overlook the observed difference that may be particularly important in light of the recognized need for these programs to be implemented in conjunction with other community based efforts.
See Note 9 and accompanying text for a discussion of communal interests in an international water law context.
This solution does not consider the devices and network contexts and does not describe the integration with the whole IPTV architecture, however focusing on the STB side in the user domain.

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