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attribute

noun A term of art used in data modelling for a specific datum that can be collected for a class.

attribute

(ă-tri′būt″) [L., attribuere, to assign, ascribe]
1. To assign a cause.
2. To explain, e.g., a phenomenon or an event.
3. To predicate, e.g., a theory on a piece of evidence.
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In a plithogenic set P, each element (object) x [member of] P is characterized by m [greater than or equal to] 1 attributes [[alpha].sub.1], [[alpha].sub.2], ..., [[alpha].sub.m], and each attribute [[alpha].sub.i], 1 [less than or equal to] i [less than or equal to] m, has [r.sub.i] [greater than or equal to] 1 values:
Contradiction 0 1 2 0 1 Degrees 3 3 2 Attributes' Values green yellow red tall medium Fuzzy Degrees 0.6 0.2 0.7 0.8 0.5 According to Expert B:
You could do it with a view which concatenates 2 attributes to provide a third value, but that usually means the user cannot amend it easily--if at all.
Different to statistics, although just a 'vital' as 36"-24"-36" used to be before the days of PC, an attribute is a characteristic related to a database component.
Write various measurable attributes and measuring units on post-it notes and stick them on top of the squares (Figure 2).
Attribute Categories: Print (write) 5-10 names of the most popular measurable attributes on separate cards (Figure 3).
let C = {[c.sub.1], [c.sub.2], ..., [c.sub.n]} denote a set of n([greater than or equal to]2) attributes;
Different experts express their subjective preference information on attributes in the following formats, i.e., preference orderings, linguistic terms, interval numbers, and inequality constraints among the attribute weights, as stated in Table 1.
In this paper, the numerical attributes are divided into three categories [34]: (1) nominal attribute, it refers to only a set of numerical symbols, such as ID card number, which does not have a meaningful order, and is not quantitative; (2) ordinal attribute, its possible values have the meaningful orders or ranking, but the difference between successive is unknown; (3) general numerical attribute, its possible values are measurable, such as age and height.
(3) Once receiving the information from a user, the server saves the information and finds friends who have the same attributes with the user using the matching algorithm based on homomorphic encryption algorithm in its database.
In this research work, the adopted methodology is based upon the combination of seismic attributes, acoustic impedance, processed logs and artificial neural network training (Basu and Verma, 2013).
Note that it must satisfy the restriction that any attributes set [S'.sub.i] cannot satisfy the challenge access control structure [A.sup.*] in this phase.