spatial relation


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n spatial relation the spatial property of a place where or way in which something is situated "the position of the hands on the clock","he specified the spatial relations of every piece of furniture on the stage"
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In literature:

Speaking in more general terms, we adopt spatial relation as the perfect example of intelligible relation.
"A New Philosophy: Henri Bergson" by Edouard le Roy
The spatial relations of the phratries and classes are sufficiently clear from the map; and a table shows how far cross divisions are found.
"Kinship Organisations and Group Marriage in Australia" by Northcote W. Thomas
For the sake of simplicity I have confined the argument to spatial relations; but the same considerations apply to temporal relations.
"The Concept of Nature" by Alfred North Whitehead
They all know where they're going, and where they've been without relation to anything but the spatial co-ordinates around them.
"Where I Wasn't Going" by Walt Richmond
Similarly, terms to be related as right and left must be bodies in space, right and left being a spatial relation.
"Kant's Theory of Knowledge" by Harold Arthur Prichard
Greater and smaller are spatial relations.
"A Critical History of Greek Philosophy" by W. T. Stace
The events of sense perception permit also conceptually of infinite division in their spatial relations.
"International Congress of Arts and Science, Volume I" by Various
One atom is distinguished from another by characteristics due to its spatial relations.
"Studies in Logical Theory" by John Dewey
Things exist in their own characters, in their temporal and spatial relations.
"Essays in Experimental Logic" by John Dewey

In news:

Over the past 200 years or so, the Anglican Communion has been working out how to be spatially catholic, how its autonomous churches relate to one another as local and universal.
Specifically, the objective was to evaluate the spatial distribution of water pipe breaks relative to soil conditions and climate patterns in University Park, Texas.
Unfortunately, depiction of spatial relations inside these line bundles is often difficult but critical for understanding the represented structures.

In science:

In Figure 6 we show the spatial variation of the relative mass in baryons and gas for models GAg1 an GAg4.
Entropy Evolution in Galaxy Groups and Clusters; A Comparison of External and Internal Heating
The main result of the theory there developed was to describe, for vacuum General Relativity, the quasilocal stress-energy content of a spatially bounded region of spacetime with non-orthogonal boundaries.
The First Law of Isolated Horizons via Noether Theorem
In Section 3 we apply the formalism to the case of General Relativity and we find an explicit expression for the variation of energy of spatially bounded gravitating systems.
The First Law of Isolated Horizons via Noether Theorem
With the help of a structure view, a spatial view and an (relative) object timeline, authoring of MOB-based applications receives its basic tools.
Media Objects in Time - A Multimedia Streaming System
This is normally related to some long range spatial and temporal correlations within the system.
A Nonconservative Earthquake Model of Self-Organized Criticality on a Random Graph
This formulation involves two scaling parameters which are related to the spatial and temporal characteristics of the turbulence model.
Numerical constraints on the model of stochastic excitation of solar-type oscillations
It follows that any null geodesic has vanishing spatial curvature in the new sense relative to the rescaled spacetime.
Generalizing Optical Geometry
The uncertainties on Bardeau et al.’s results are largely due to the poor spatial resolution of ground–bas ed data relative to our HST data.
A Hubble Space Telescope Lensing Survey of X-ray Luminous Galaxy Clusters: IV. Mass, Structure and Thermodynamics of Cluster Cores at z=0.2
This was flexible enough to address a number of issues concerning the relation of the spatial topology to the geometry of solutions of the constraints and the constructibility of multi black hole solutions (see also ).
Gluing Initial Data Sets for General Relativity
Relating the almost-sure Lyapunov exponent of a parabolic SPDE and its coefficients’ spatial regularity.
On the Brownian directed polymer in a Gaussian random environment
In this review paper we consider the polynuclear growth (PNG) model in one spatial dimension and its relation to random matrix ensembles.
One-dimensional stochastic growth and Gaussian ensembles of random matrices
In a recent preprint, Sasamoto obtained the spatial correlation for a closely related model.
One-dimensional stochastic growth and Gaussian ensembles of random matrices
The term u(x) describes a possible spatial relative bias which in general can be made time-dependent.
Founding quantum theory on the basis of consciousness
We note that ξ = 0.77 matches the prediction of the entropic barrier hopping theory of Ref. , although Ref. assumes the SE relation is valid over small domains, and that FSE behavior arises from averaging over spatial variation of the domains.
Fractional Stokes-Einstein and Debye-Stokes-Einstein relations in a network forming liquid
We have shown that it is possible within the framework of classical General Relativity, to construct models of universes in which the average behaviour of spatial slices is that of accelerating expansion.
The Possibility of Cosmic Acceleration via Spatial Averaging in Lemaitre-Tolman-Bondi Models