From: John Fuller (jfuller_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-08-18 14:45:10
On the other hand, "hull" encompasses the idea of
a "periodic hull" that can be used for periodic intervals of time...
On Monday, August 18, 2003, at 02:39 PM, John Fuller wrote:
> It also has the advantage of being similar to the use of "makespan" as
> the time from
> the start time of the first job to the completion time of the last job
> in job scheduling
> On Monday, August 18, 2003, at 02:18 PM, Victor A. Wagner, Jr. wrote:
>> I suggested it because we write software for people who run multiple
>> experiments with "rest periods" between the data collection sessions.
>> They seem to use the word span to specify the approximate duration
>> of the series of tests. "These experiments were conducted over a
>> span of 3 weeks." Then again, Americans are notorious for abuse of
>> the language, but around University of Arizona's Neural Systems,
>> Memory & Aging Lab it would certainly be understood.
>> At Monday 2003-08-18 11:39, you wrote:
>>> "Victor A. Wagner, Jr." <vawjr_at_[hidden]> writes:
>>> | how about "span" ?
>>> when read as "the period of time spanned by these two", I can make
>>> sense of it, even not as a mathematician :-)
>>> Well, I don't know how it sounds to native speakers.
>>> -- Gaby
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>> The five most dangerous words in the English language:
>> "There oughta be a law"
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