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(mathematics) the number of elements in a set or group (considered as a property of that grouping)

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Figure 5 illustrates the data encryption time on diverse data cardinalities. The encryption time includes: generating the encryption key and encrypting all the data points.
A tight bound on the cardinalities of maximun alliance-free and minimun alliance-cover sets.
Let us consider the example top-k join query and the corresponding join cardinalities in Fig.
If in [[DELTA].sub.[perpendicular to]] all panels of the same type are of the same cardinality, then [DELTA] is uniquely determined, up to isomorphism, by these cardinalities.
It arranges these relations in increasing order of their cardinalities. It then generates a fixed set of feasible query plans (chromosomes) based on the possible combinations of sites in which these relations are residing.
where [L.sub.max](k) and [L.sub.min](k) denote the maximum and minimum labeled cardinalities of k categories.
2 shows the frontiers obtained for each model on the mean-variance plane according to the cardinalities considered in each case.
Additional plans are also created within this module to calculate the necessary cardinalities to evaluate the fuzzy aggregate functions.
Like E-R models, the database components included in REA modeling are entities, relationships, attributes, and cardinalities. Cardinalities are assigned to represent business rules.
A HG can have two or more minimal transversals with different cardinalities; see [T.sub.1] and [T.sub.2] in 3.1.
The information about each of the cities is atomic, hence both City concepts are of zero cardinalities. Finally, our recurrent rule assigns a cardinality information to each parent concept.
This allows showing the differences of merges with different cardinalities while still keeping the amount of needed calculations fairly low.
If some (finitely) grounded concept of sets yields justifiable beliefs about higher cardinalities and they exist, these beliefs count as knowledge, and no causal contact with abstract entities is required.
By combining the basic concepts specific to the entity-association model (entity, attribute, association, cardinality, integrating restrictions) with Codd's normalizing rules, the data, dictionaries, associations between them, cardinalities, structural and integrating restrictions where defined.
An important part of data modeling is the specification of cardinalities. Cardinalities represent constraints on the participation of entities in a relationship and are used to express business practices.