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  Context - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In Sitcoms, the context is the issues and trends that surround the time that the show is set in, e.g the sitcom "I love Lucy" relflects many issues and trends from its context of the 1950's.
In Community studies, the "context" that surrounds either a community or the sense of community in a variety of environments can be thought of as the "context of (a) community" or a "community context".
In case studies, the context of a case is the history and geography that do not form part of the case proper but the understanding of which is nevertheless necessary in order to understand the case.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Context   (684 words)

  
 Practical Hermeneutics Context
Interpreting a verse in its context means interpreting that verse in light of all the factors that shaped its meaning when the author wrote it.
Context is similar to a jigsaw puzzle: by looking at only one puzzle piece we can’t really tell what part of the puzzle picture it is. Only by seeing all the pieces together can we know for sure how that one piece fits.
It needs to be understood within the context of a sentence to know whether it refers to the nose of an elephant, the main stem of a tree, the storage compartment in a car, or a piece of luggage.
www.equip.org /free/DI503.htm   (1574 words)

  
 What is a Context?  Why are they Important?  How do I create one/
A context is the environment in which something is or occurs.
Your parents created that context, and you, your sibling, your mom, and your dad are all content within that context.
Become aware that what is a context (a ground of being) in one area of life is often also a context, and a controlling factor in other areas of life.
www.joy101.org /33-context.html   (1522 words)

  
 What is a Context?  Why are they Important?  How do I create one/
Webster’s Dictionary defines a context as, "The whole situation, the background or the environment relevant to a particular event, personality, creation, etc." A context is the environment in which something is or occurs.
First a context is created (a commitment to accomplish a goal) and then all of its contents fit inside.
Become aware that what is a context (a ground of being) in one area of life is often also a context, and a controlling factor in other areas of lives.
www.joy101.org /bc-33-context.html   (2800 words)

  
 Redland Notes - Contexts
The context information is most useful when queries are done on the graph so that the user is dealing with a particlar triple in a query over some graph.
It is at that point that the context (in the graph) of that triple or node becomes important.
To return the context of the current statement, this get-and-move sequence had to be modified into a separate stream.current() and stream.next().
librdf.org /notes/contexts.html   (1271 words)

  
 Context (Rhino)
Contexts are associated with the current thread using the
The Context stores the execution state of the JavaScript engine, so it is required that the context be entered before execution may begin.
Since the Context is associated with a thread it can be used to maintain values that can be later retrieved using the current thread.
www.mozilla.org /rhino/apidocs/org/mozilla/javascript/Context.html   (4037 words)

  
 Java 2 Platform SE v1.3.1: Interface Context
The environment is inherited from the parent context as context methods proceed from one context to the next.
When JNDI constructs an initial context, the context's environment is initialized with properties defined in the environment parameter passed to the constructor, the system properties, the applet parameters, and the application resource files.
is empty, returns a new instance of this context (which represents the same naming context as this context, but its environment may be modified independently and it may be accessed concurrently).
java.sun.com /j2se/1.3/docs/api/javax/naming/Context.html   (4537 words)

  
 Context
The context problem is actually a problem of alignment between motivation and the objects that satisfy it.
The user’s motivational context is inferred from the encapsulated environmental context.
Rather than try to map all possible environmental context frames to each other, we might take a cue from human psychology, where the context of a person’s motivation is her portable disambiguator of environmentally bound object definitions.
members.bainbridge.net /~bill.adams/context.htm   (3606 words)

  
 Context awareness - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Context awareness originated as a term from computer science which sought to deal with linking changes in the environment with computer systems, which are otherwise static.
Context awareness is used to design innovative user interfaces, and is often used as a part of ubiquitous and wearable computing.
Human factors related context is structured into three categories: information on the user (knowledge of habits, emotional state, biophysiological conditions,...), the user’s social environment (co-location of others, social interaction, group dynamics,...), and the user’s tasks (spontaneous activity, engaged tasks, general goals,...).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Context_awareness   (491 words)

  
 Context switch - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A context switch is the computing process of storing and restoring the state (context) of a CPU such that multiple processes can share a single CPU resource.
Context switches are usually computationally intensive and much of the design of operating systems is to optimize the use of context switches.
In a context switch, the state of the first process must be saved somehow, so that, when the scheduler gets back to the execution of the first process, it can restore this state and continue normally.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Context_switch   (713 words)

  
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Context let's you write behavior modifications with minimal dependency on the class structure.
The Context pattern (with the wrapper implementation) is used extensively in the implementation of the Demeter Tools/C++.
An object is defined as a crystal together with all its current contexts, leading to dynamically changing object behavior.
www.ccs.neu.edu /research/demeter/adaptive-patterns/AOP/Context   (259 words)

  
 DBMS ConteXt: Innovative database technology.
ConteXt can be used as an EMBEDDED or a stand-alone database system.
ConteXt is a database management system and the technology that allows remote access to the database over the Internet.
ConteXt and its libraries are written using C++ that is standard for application development.
unixspace.com /context   (539 words)

  
 XML Path Language (XPath)
The context node, context position, and context size used to evaluate a subexpression are sometimes different from those used to evaluate the containing expression.
The initial node-set consists of the nodes having the relationship to the context node specified by the axis, and having the node type and expanded-name specified by the node test.
A FunctionCall expression is evaluated by using the FunctionName to identify a function in the expression evaluation context function library, evaluating each of the Arguments, converting each argument to the type required by the function, and finally calling the function, passing it the converted arguments.
www.w3.org /TR/xpath   (8473 words)

  
 PERL - Context is Everything
In list context, it returns the given hash's list of keys; but in scalar context, it returns the number of keys in the hash.
Operators can also act context dependently, as with the match operator m// (and that behaviour is also modified by the /g modifier).
Above, the join() function expected a scalar as the first argument and evaluated the @args array in a scalar context to get the separator character (in this case the size of the array which is 4).
www.itworld.com /nl/perl/03012001   (625 words)

  
 Context - The primary source for European IT data and competitive analysis
Context is the largest independent specialist business and consumer technology research company in Europe, providing facts-based data and competitive analysis on technology markets and channels for the vendor, user and analyst communities.
Context is pleased to announce the expansion of its RetailWatch PC Service to include new countries as of October 1st this year, bringing the total now to twelve.
RetailWatch StoreCheck and RetailWatch Print Ad Tracker are the two Context retail tracking services that puts feet on the street in the leading IT retail stores in Europe's major capital cities, while at the same time tracking all major IT retail advertising and promotions.
www.context1.com   (239 words)

  
 context weblog : art, science, technology and culture
The Bose-Einstein condensate is a gas of atoms so dense and cold that their matter waves lose their individuality and condense into a "macroscopic coherent superatom wave.">from *UC San Diego Physicists Observe New Property of Matter*.
context weblog surpassed 1,000,000 visits/year, for first time 133.243 visits, during may, 2006.
download a comprehensive explanation on overall context' project in an article we published this spring in 'quaderns d'arquitectura i urbanisme' (pdf's print version in a zip file):
www.straddle3.net /context   (560 words)

  
 Main Page - ConTeXt wiki
The official ConTeXt manual is a good place to start; this section provides a complement to it, with alternate explanations and examples for a number of key subjects, updates describing more recent additions to ConTeXt, and detailed solutions to some tricky problems.
From LaTeX to ConTeXt: Particular tricks that are useful for moving from LaTeX to ConTeXt.
If you're waiting for an interesting functionality in ConTeXt, the ConTeXt Mailing Lists is probably the first place to turn to.
wiki.contextgarden.net /Main_Page   (474 words)

  
 The Context Toolkit
By context, we mean environmental information that is part of an application's operating environment and that can be sensed by the application.
The Context Toolkit consists of context widgets and a distributed infrastructure that hosts the widgets.
The PersonNamePresence context widget senses the presence of a user and is able to identify her.
www.cc.gatech.edu /fce/contexttoolkit   (1154 words)

  
 Server Configuration Reference - The Context Container
In addition, you MUST define a Context with a context path equal to a zero-length string.
This Context becomes the default web application for this virtual host, and is used to process all requests that do not match any other Context's context path.
The context path of this web application, which is matched against the beginning of each request URI to select the appropriate web application for processing.
tomcat.apache.org /tomcat-5.0-doc/config/context.html   (2655 words)

  
 Context: context-based research group
The cell phone has become the primary mode of socializing for teens and they will often avoid contact with peers that don’t have cell phones, according to a study by Context...
Anthrojob is a place where anthropologists and other social scientists can join our global network and learn about our latest projects and job opportunities.
Context assists companies in better understanding the experience of their customers.
www.contextresearch.com /context/index.cfm   (185 words)

  
 A Beginner's Guide to Effective Email - Context
When you generate a document for paper, usually there is some context embedded in the medium: the text is in the proceedings of a conference, written on a birthday card, handed to your professor with a batch of Econ 101 term papers, or something similar.
Responses like this, with the context mostly in the body of the message, are the easiest to understand.
If you want to quote a sentence that is in the middle of a paragraph, or wraps around lines, go ahead and remove everything but the part that you were really interested in, inserting "[...]" if you have to take something out in the middle.
www.webfoot.com /advice/email.context.html?Email   (1247 words)

  
 S60 User Experience
Many of the complexities related to gathering data about mobile technology use emerge from the fact that the real life is “out there”– it’s not enough to gather information in a fixed environment.
Basically, those research methods which hold the most promise for mobile usage and user research are those conducted with the actual use context in mind (IMHO).
Context provides insight into not only who users are (demographics) but what is important to them and what motivates them to act and make decisions (psychographics).
blogs.s60.com /s60userexperience/2006/06/context_context_context.html   (316 words)

  
 The Seven Basic Principles of the Context-Driven School
The value of any practice depends on its context.
There are good practices in context, but there are no best practices.
People, working together, are the most important part of any project's context.
www.context-driven-testing.com   (510 words)

  
 OpenInteract2 Documentation: OpenInteract2::Context
There are three separate deployment contexts used in OpenInteract2: the application context, image context and static context.
This is the primary application context, and the one you should be most interested in.
The default deployment context is '', or the root context.
www.openinteract.org /docs/oi2/OpenInteract2/Context.html   (2203 words)

  
 ConTeXt IRC - ConTeXt wiki
An other method is to use this quick install link [2] and restart Firefox.
Once ChatZilla is installed you can use [irc://irc.freenode.net/] to access to the freenode irc server or go directly to the #context channel with [irc://irc.freenode.net#context].
If the chosen nickname is already used by someone else, change it if you want to perform a registration in order to use the same nickname for future #context sessions.
wiki.contextgarden.net /ConTeXt_IRC   (239 words)

  
 Anind K. Dey: Publications
Context widgets are software components that provide applications with access to context information while hiding the details of context sensing.
Only the context sensing layer of the widget will have to be rewritten.
Augmented Wheelchair, a context-aware communication system that uses context to improve word prediction for mobile and speech-impaired users.
www.cs.cmu.edu /~anind/context.html   (1312 words)

  
 Context: Martin Marty on Religion and Culture
Context presents the latest in theology, philosophy, and culture in one easy-to-read newsletter.
Context is the busy person's friend—providing one-stop reading on the best in religious commentary.
A one-year subscription is only $39.95—a lot less than the cost of a research assistant—for 24 issues, two delivered in one mailing each month.
www.contextonline.org   (511 words)

  
 Context (jaxen 1.1-beta-11 API)
Wrapper around implementation-specific objects used as the context of an expression evaluation.
Retrieve the size of the current context node-set.
Set the context node-set, and sets the current context size to the size of this node-set.
jaxen.org /apidocs/org/jaxen/Context.html   (183 words)

  
 ConTeXt - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
For instance, TeX-based vector graphics are fully integrated into ConTeXt through Metafun, a superset of the MetaPost graphic programming language (which in turn is derived from Metafont language, another creation of Donald Knuth).
It also focuses on using pdfTeX to generate both paper and on-line screen versions of the same documents.
ConTeXt is dual licensed under the GPL and LPPL.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/ConTeXt   (166 words)

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