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## to·pol·o·gy

(tō-pol'ŏ-jē),
1. Synonym(s): regional anatomy
2. The study of the dimensions of personality.
[topo- + G. logos, study]

## topology

(tə-pŏl′ə-jē)
n. pl. topolo·gies
1. Topographic study of a given place, especially the history of a region as indicated by its topography.
2. Medicine The anatomical structure of a specific area or part of the body.
3. Mathematics
a. The study of certain properties that do not change as geometric figures or spaces undergo continuous deformation. These properties include openness, nearness, connectedness, and continuity.
b. The underlying structure that gives rise to such properties for a given figure or space: The topology of a doughnut and a picture frame are equivalent.
4. Computers The arrangement in which the nodes of a network are connected to each other.

to·pol′o·gist n.

## topology

[təpol′əjē]
1 orientation of the presenting part of a fetus.
2 the study of special regions of anatomy.
3 the science of properties of geometric configuration.

## topology

(tō-pŏl′ō-jē)
1. In obstetrics, the relationship of the presenting fetal part to the pelvic outlet.
2. In mathematics, the study of the relationships between objects that share a surface or a common border.
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Review of novel multilevel current-source inverters with H-bridge and common-emitter based topologies," in Proc.
Aguayo, Strict topologies on spaces of continuous functions and u-additive measure spaces, J.
Without loss of generality, suppose there are finite topologies of system (1); that is, N(t) [member of] NA = {[N.
In this section, simulations are carried out for X" topology, infinite chain and infinite wheel cases and results have been analyzed in order to verify COPEs effectiveness using the coding gains of these topologies, as coding gain is an important parameter to prove the usefulness of COPE.
Csaszar: Enlargements and generalized topologies, Acta Math.
The Vietoris and Fell topologies are known as hit-and-miss topologies.
This flexibility extends to connectivity allowing a subsystem to interface with popular network storage topologies, simply by inserting the appropriate interface module for RAID and JBOD, Fibre Channel, SCSI or iSCSI, and copper or optical connectors.
Partitioning of the network can result in different sets of messages being delivered in different components of the network and therefore in different topologies.
Using the Optixia test platform with IxNetwork, end-to-end user traffic is being tested and verified for interoperability and performance over multiple topologies including multi-carrier Layer 2 and Layer 3 VPN over MPLS, End-to-End Pseudowires and Multi-Segment Pseudowires.
In the literature, there are some well-known locally convex topologies on B(H) which are given in the following diagram.
Even without fanout expanders, SAS topologies can support up to 256 device connections, far beyond the 15 physical devices supported with parallel SCSI (see Figure 3).

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