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configuration

 [kon-fig″u-ra´shun]
1. the general form, shape, or appearance of an object.
2. in chemistry, the arrangement in space of the atoms of a molecule.

con·fig·u·ra·tion

(kon-fig'yū-rā'shŭn),
1. The general form of a body and its parts.
2. chemistry the spatial arrangement of atoms in a molecule. The configuration of a compound (for example, a sugar) is the unique spatial arrangement of its atoms such that no other arrangement of these atoms is superimposable thereon with complete correspondence, regardless of changes in conformation (that is, twisting or rotation about single bonds); a change of configuration requires the breaking and rejoining of bonds, as in going from d to l configurations of sugars. Compare: conformation.

configuration

(kən-fĭg′yə-rā′shən)
n.
The arrangement of parts or elements in a pattern or form, as:
a. Chemistry The structural arrangement of atoms in a compound or molecule.
b. Computers The way in which a computer system or network is set up or connected.
c. Psychology Gestalt.

con·fig′u·ra′tion·al·ly adv.
con·fig′u·ra′tive, con·fig′u·ra′tion·al adj.

con·fig·u·ra·tion

(kŏn-fig'yūr-ā'shŭn)
1. The general form of a body and its parts.
2. chemistry The spatial arrangement of atoms in a molecule. The configuration of a compound (e.g., a sugar) is the unique spatial arrangement of its atoms, on which no other arrangement of these atoms can be superimposed with complete correspondence.
Compare: conformation
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Each joint of the robot was set to have an operating limit range of -170[degrees]-170[degrees]; thus, the configuration space had the same topology as the Euclidean space.
Figure 13(b) shows the configuration space with respect to the workspace displayed in Figure 13(a).
Figure 14(a) displays the initial state of the roadmap, in which 100 nodes were scattered randomly in the configuration space.
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Definition 2.16 Configuration 6.2: A 6 point set of type(4, 2) where 4 points in the first convex layer form a trapezoid and the 2 points inside the trapezoid are symmetrically placed in opposite triangles formed by the diagonals.
Definition 2.17 Configuration 7.1: A 7 point set of type(3,4) where the 3 points of the first convex layer are in different I regions of the parallelogram formed by the 4 points in the second convex layer.
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Now, Fujitsu has added the configuration block function, which displays shape images for each component, and displays the relationship between units as a chart.
The new version, which adds functionality for creating product assembly configurations visually, will commence global availability(1) to the manufacturing industry, starting today.

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