What is partition?

  • (verb): Divide into parts, pieces, or sections.
    Synonyms: partition off
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on partition, partitions:

Partition - Other Uses
... Partition (law), the division of an estate Partition (music) Partition (politics), a change of political borders Partition (1987 film) Partition (2007 film) Partition of India Partition of Quebec Partition of ...
Lumpability - Definition
... This forms a partition of the states ... A continuous-time Markov chain is lumpable with respect to the partition T if and only if, for any subsets ti and tj in the partition, and for any states n,n’ in subset ti, where q(i,j ... Similarly, for a stochastic matrix P, P is a lumpable matrix on a partition T if and only if and only if, for any subsets ti and tj in the partition ...
Lambek–Moser Theorem - Universality
... theorem is universal, in the sense that it can explain any partition of the integers into two infinite parts ... are any two infinite subsets forming a partition of the integers, one may construct a pair of functions ƒ and ƒ* from which this partition may be derived using the Lambek–Moser theorem define ƒ(n) = sn − n ... For instance, consider the partition of integers into even and odd numbers let S be the even numbers and T be the odd numbers ...
Strong Partition Cardinal
... set theory without the axiom of choice a strong partition cardinal is an uncountable well-ordered cardinal such that every partition of the set of size subsets of into less than pieces has a homogeneous set of size ... The existence of strong partition cardinals contradicts the axiom of choice ... Axiom of determinacy implies that ℵ1 is a strong partition cardinal ...
Live Partition Mobility
... Live Partition Mobility is a chargeable feature of IBM POWER6 and POWER7 servers, available since 2007, that allows a running LPAR to be relocated from one system to another ... Partitions that are to be relocated must be fully virtualized (i.e ... Any sized partition can be moved essentially, memory is copied asynchronously from one system to another to create a clone of a running partition, with "dirty" pages being re-copied ...

More definitions of "partition":

  • (noun): (computer science) the part of a hard disk that is dedicated to a particular operating system or application and accessed as a single unit.
  • (verb): Separate or apportion into sections.
    Example: "Partition a room off"
    Synonyms: zone
  • (noun): A vertical structure that divides or separates (as a wall divides one room from another).
    Synonyms: divider