object relationship

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ob·ject re·la·tion·ship

in the behavioral sciences, the emotional bond between one person and another (or between two groups), as opposed to the individual's (or group's) interest in him or herself (itself).

ob·ject re·la·tion·ship

(ob'jekt rĕ-lā'shŭn-ship)
behavioral sciences The emotional bond between an individual and another person (or between two groups), as opposed to the individual's or group's interest in self.
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All three reported at least one object relationship lasting five to ten years.
Object Modeling Cards and various Object Relationship Diagrams
He suggests that this kind of passive death wish is essentially an act of compliance which also dehumanises internal and external object relationships.
Autodesk Civil 3D -- maintains intelligent object relationships using an industry-proven dynamic engineering model
This duress does not even result primarily from the drastic differences in social status of MOMA's audiences (a trivial fact, by comparison) but rather from the dramatic transformations of perceptual behavior and object relationships that spectators have undergone in the last twenty years alone.
Object relationships are maintained by IS/6's link management capability.
170) "The reality factor" for adoptees meant that "the idea of adoption had woven itself into the framework of the child's personality configuration" where it "played a role in symptom formation and object relationships.
The author rightly rejects the reductionist tendencies of traditional psychoanalytic criticism by placing his analysis of gender theory and the dynamics of repression in the context of a constantly shifting series of object relationships based on the tensions within the desiring subject and his/her relationships with a (usually) fictionalized other.
These dependencies express object relationships in terms of the various types of paths at different levels of granularity.
But part of it is due to the demands of the object-oriented design (OOD) process: designers must analyze object relationships at many levels--from a simple object such as a personnel record reporting a name, to an object framework for banking--and determine how to distribute these relationships across large hierarchies of reusable abstractions.
Smalltalk developers rarely if ever argue about the meaning of a language expression; they focus on object relationships and the architecture so formed.
Our coupled KB/DB methodology first develops the logical and physical database schema for the target system, and then uses this design to identify object relationships that will distinguish knowledge subsets, search paths, and inferencing patterns that are then represented in the knowledge base.

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