contiguity

(redirected from spatial contiguity)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Legal.

con·ti·gu·i·ty

, spatial contiguity (kon'ti-gyū'i-tē),
1. Contact without actual continuity, for example, the contact of the bones entering into the formation of a cranial suture. Compare: continuity.
2. Occurrence of two or more objects, events, or mental impressions together in space (spatial contiguity) or time (temporal contiguity).
[L. contiguus, touching, fr. contingo, to touch]

contiguity

/con·ti·gu·i·ty/ (kon″tĭ-gu´ĭ-te) contact or close proximity.

con·ti·gu·i·ty

(kon'ti-gyū'i-tē)
1. Contact without structural continuity, e.g., the contact of the bones entering into the formation of a cranial suture.
Compare: continuity
2. Occurrence of two or more objects, events, or mental impressions together in space or time.
[L. contiguus, touching, fr. contingo, to touch]

con·ti·gu·i·ty

(kon'ti-gyū'i-tē)
Contact without actual continuity.
[L. contiguus, touching, fr. contingo, to touch]
References in periodicals archive ?
The effect of spatial contiguity on discrimination learning by rhesus monkeys.
The effect of spatial contiguity of cue and reward in the object-quality learning of rhesus monkeys.
As mentioned earlier, such a spatial weights matrix requires that testing and training data be based upon the division of the study area into two regions so that the spatial contiguity of the samples will not be disrupted by a commonly used spatially random selection scheme.
One can not be certain that the spatial contiguity between stimuli introduced during training for Experiment 2 was actually responsible for the somewhat stronger stimulus association effects obtained afterwards.

Full browser ?