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

    … never seen, and likely never will. You might take it as a piece of history that never happened, or a business lesson about choosing products carefully. Ease of finding information at Google This query language patent tells us about how easy it is to find web-based information: Many search engines exist to search the World Wide Web. The Google…

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

    … The Semantic Web is making an even stronger appearance recently at Google than it has in the past. With knowledge panels, carousels listing all kinds of things (and people and places), structured snippets merging query answers with question answers into a single snippet, OneBoxes of many different kinds, and even Hummingbird responding better…

    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 -