In mathematics, computer science, linguistics, and philosophy a tuple is an ordered list of elements. In set theory, an (ordered) -tuple is a sequence (or ordered list) of elements, where is a non-negative integer. There is only one 0-tuple, an empty sequence. An -tuple is defined inductively using the construction of an ordered pair. Tuples are usually written by listing the elements within parentheses "" and separated by commas; for example, denotes a 5-tuple. Sometimes other delimiters are used, such as square brackets "" or angle brackets "". Braces "" are almost never used for tuples, as they are the standard notation for sets.
Posts about Tuples
  • Google’s Query Language

    … repository was intended to be searchable. it provides access to documents, and to facts and a mix of text and graphics and multimedia, and content presented in HTML markup code, and languages such as javascript. This kind of document can be located by a Uniform Resource Locator (URL), or a Web address. The fact repository has a number of moving…

    Bill Slawski/ SEO by the Seain Google Facebook- 13 readers -
  • At SMX East; Presenting on Google and the Semantic Web

    … that he was responsible for a team of people who were involved in creating a number of patents, and he was involved in the Metaweb acquisition and their teams’ transition to Google. I’ve blogged about a number of those, some back in 2007, and a number in the past month or so. Thank you for your help, Barbara. Follow her on Twitter and wherever else…

    Bill Slawski/ SEO by the Seain Google Twitter- 10 readers -
  • Google First Semantic Search Invention was Patented in 1999

    … and their authors (5 books) into a database called the Web, and finding other web sites with those books, and learning about the different patterns of titles and authors where those are listed, and then scraping similar “tuples” or patterns of objects (books) and their facts (titles) and (authors) on all those pages and learning about other patterns…

    Bill Slawski/ SEO by the Seain Google- 11 readers -