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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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To explore the role of the informative value of the context on context-specificity of unambiguous information, Leon et al.
3] proposes a context-aware based personalized content recommendation solution that provides a personalized Electronic Program Guide (EPG) applying a client-server approach, where the client part is responsible for acquiring and managing the context information, and forwarding it to the server (residing in the network operator/service provider side) which collects the TV programs and determines the most appropriate content for the user.
While the differential effect of context switches on acquisition and extinction is well established within the literature (for a review see Bouton 1993), the idea that retrieval of information about simple acquisition is not context specific has to deal with an increasing number of conflicting results.
For context-aware application designers, the main difficulties come from the multiple kinds of context collectors and the asynchronism between the context management task and the application task (i.
Several theorists have suggested that it may not be the presence or absence of context cues, per se, that influence memory, but it may be the overlap in the connection created between the to-be-learned information (or target) and contextual information (Baddely, 1982; Eich, 1985).
The aim of the present paper is to attempt to advance our understanding of the treatment of context in FDG.
And if our presumptions regarding "philosophy" itself (a la Rorty) are inherently linked to such strategies, then we will inevitably regard a postmodern context as one in which "anything goes.
The only other coverage cases in the welding fume context have addressed the question of which policies are implicated by welding fume lawsuits, which is commonly referred to as the "trigger of coverage" issue.
It is critical that career counselors explicitly work to ensure that clients' concerns are understood within their cultural context to help understand how those differential experiences affect development and career choices (or lack of choices).
In the foreground, a small audience of casually dressed people sits on the grass, offering an incongruous context for the more formally dressed man who dominates the middle-ground layer, yet who appears smaller in scale than the people in the foreground.
The articles in this issue illustrate a variety of solutions in a range of contexts, from the implementation of large systems to issue-specific solutions that are still in development.
Clearly, they did not view their initial internship in the context of conflict management training.