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ordinal

(ôr′dn-əl)
adj.
1. Being of a specified position in a numbered series: an ordinal rank of seventh.
2. Of or relating to a taxonomic order.
n.
An ordinal number.
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The idea of the proof is to construct a transfinite orbit ([x.sub.[alpha]]).sub.[alpha][member of][OMEGA]], where [OMEGA] is the first uncountable ordinal satisfying, for each [alpha] [member of] [OMEGA],
For that, we have to distinguish two cases, when [beta] is an immediate successor or [beta] is an ordinal limit.
Estas pautas nos dan solo una parte de los ordinales transfinitos existentes en la teoria clasica de conjuntos (los ordinales enumerables) pero lo dejaremos aqui: nuestro argumento no requiere ir mas alla (vease para mas informacion, por ejemplo, Jech 2006, cap.
Como todo ordinal es el conjunto de todos los ordinales estrictamente menores que el, ningun ordinal es elemento de si mismo.
Ordinals: eighth (57/6=9.50), eightieth (91/9=10.11), one hundred and eighth (184/19=9.68).
Second half: two, (the only integral case; no ordinals)
Beside his theory of truth, he considers determinacy operators at length, constructing an additional theory of being determinately true (once again involving fixed points somewhere beyond some limit ordinal, where on pain of reintroducing the paradoxes the determinacy iteration must not collapse).
There are now two types of ordinal numbers, the finite ordinals produced by means of succession, and the infinite ordinal [omega], stated to exist as the limit of the process of succession.
This method can be used to generate an indefinite series of ordinal number classes; the ordinals of each class have the same cardinality as the aggregate of all the ordinals in the class below.
Nor does it imply the ordinal form of standing at the bus stop, watching the first seven buses go by, and taking the eighth bus.
(3) Burali Forti's contradiction of the greatest ordinal.
This paper aims to provide an alternative scoring system based on an underlying continuous latent variable to determine the scores of ordinal categorical data and explain the results by using three examples.