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- 22 readers -
  • At SMX East; Presenting on Google and the Semantic Web

    … it turned in on September 9th, according to schedule. And then Google was granted a patent on September 16th that shows the first time I’ve ever seen a patent describe how they store user behavior data using tuples or triples in an RDF format. I’ve never seen that before Larry did file Google’s first patent (in Stanford’s name), and then Sergey…

    Bill Slawski/ SEO by the Seain Google Twitter- 14 readers -
  • Google First Semantic Search Invention was Patented in 1999

    … in provisional patent form almost 15 years earlier that this one for the data mapper and tagger. System and Methods for Generation Extraction Models Invented by Joshua Daniel Ain, Ryan Levering, and Justin Andrew Boyan Assigned to Google US Patent Application 20140075299 Published March 13, 2014 Filed: September 13, 2012 Abstract Disclosed systems…

    Bill Slawski/ SEO by the Seain Google- 18 readers -