Re: Transitive Closure

From: Mikito Harakiri <>
Date: Fri, 14 May 2004 10:23:36 -0700
Message-ID: <3r7pc.23$>

"Alfredo Novoa" <> wrote in message
> On 12 May 2004 11:55:22 -0700, (Mikito
> Harakiri) wrote:
> >Is TClose a well defined operator?
> Yes, but it is only defined for binary relations.

Then, it's inconvenience, at least. Trees are usually represented with relations that combine nodes and edges together, and you effectively prohibit TC working with trees.

From bigger perspective, it looks more than just a minor limitation. It's breaking relational closure. What other relational operator is not allowed to be applied to arbitrary relation? Received on Fri May 14 2004 - 19:23:36 CEST

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