Seriation

Seriation is a way of situating an object within a series: ...
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Seriation

• (n.) Arrangement or position in a series.
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seriation

(from the article `human behaviour`) ...relationships can exist within categories. This is illustrated by the ability to arrange similar objects according to some quantified dimension, ...
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Seriation

[archaeology] In archaeology, seriation is a relative dating method in which assemblages or artifacts from numerous sites, in the same culture, are placed in chronological order. Where absolute dating methods, such as carbon dating, cannot be applied, archaeologists have to use relative dating methods to date archaeological finds and featur...
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Seriation

[semiotics] The term seriation [mise en série] was proposed for use in semiotics by Jean Molino and derived from classical philology. Seriation `invokes the idea that any investigator, in order to assign some plausible meaning to a given phenomenon, must interpret it within a series of comparable phenomena.` One cannot interpret what philo...
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Seriation

Se`ri·a'tion noun (Chemistry) Arrangement or position in a series.
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seriation

In archaeology, a relative dating technique in which artefacts are organized in a time sequence according to their relative popularity. Contextual seriation was pioneered by Flinders
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