What is partition?

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

Some articles on partition, partitions:

Strong Partition Cardinal
... In Zermelo-Fraenkel 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 ... The existence of strong partition cardinals contradicts the axiom of choice ... The Axiom of determinacy implies that ℵ1 is a strong partition cardinal ...
Lambek–Moser Theorem - Universality
... The Lambek–Moser 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 ... For instance, consider the partition of integers into even and odd numbers let S be the even numbers and T be the odd numbers ...
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 ...
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 ... 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 as necessary ...
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) is the transition rate ...

More definitions of "partition":

  • (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
  • (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.