Re: [OPE-L] glossary for V1 of _Capital

From: Dave Zachariah (davez@KTH.SE)
Date: Thu Jan 10 2008 - 09:05:04 EST

Ian H wrote:

> How you define the growth of a relation is matter
> of theoretical requirements: in common sense
> terms you can say that a relation grows if the
> number of things related by it grows. Parenthood
> grows if the number of children grows (the
> typical case) or if the number of parents grows.

Yes, that was my conclusion too using a more precise definition of
"relation" as subset of Cartesian products of sets: The quantitative
growth of a relation is an increase of the cardinality of this set.

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