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granularity

An informatics term for the size of a data unit in relation to the pool of data. Structuring "privileges" in electronic systems are said to be highly granular when each of many roles can differ in their capacity to act on electronic records.
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Modally fine-grained objects are empirically indistinguishable from any other modally fine-grained objects they coincide with and from any nonmodal object they coincide with, so there's no empirical reason to think we inhabit a world of modally fine-grained objects rather than a world of nonmodal objects.
The grain-supported and matrix-supported categories have been further classified into fine-grained (detrital quartz grains dominantly <0.25 millimetres; Figures 1A, 1C and 1D) and medium-grained (detrital quartz grains dominantly 0.25-0.5 millimetres; Figures IB and 1E) (Doelman et al.
For semi-quantitative analysis, the peak areas from basal reflections of minerals were estimated using MacDiff software (Petschick, 2000) and afterwards weighted by empirically estimated factors determined by Huertos and de los Monteros (1974) in Gomes (1988) for the fine-grained fraction and those used by Rocha (1993), Oliveira et al.
This subfacies is fine-grained to very fine- grained and bioclasts enriched (ranges from 2 to 5 mm in size).
There is an opposite trend in gravels and sands with mixed-in fine-grained soil G3 (G-F) an S3 (S-F) and loamy sands of class S4 (SM) of the genesis with a difference up to 15%.
The stumbling block for any theory of musical meaning is typically music's lack of fine-grained representational contents.
It combines high effective sensitivity with fine-grained detail, making it suitable for photography under a wide variety of conditions.
Platform ASICs use a fine-grained logic fabric, which provides many advantages over the coarse-grained fabrics employed by FPGAs.
They cover alternate approaches to fine-grained intensionality and intensions as primitives, introduce a higher-order, fine-grained intensional logic, property theory with Curry typing, number theory and cardinality, anaphora and ellipsis, underspecified interpretations, expressive power and formal strength.
That's because its individual particles are lightweight and fine-grained, so they easily stick to the fingerprint's tiny ridges.
As users logon, the portal displays fine-grained content that corresponds to their academic status, area of study, and departmental affiliation.
HyperFactor also utilizes a fine-grained index of archived data stored entirely in RAM to find data matches with zero disk I/O, enabling high data throughput.