A reduction system where an expression is represented as a string of function names, constants and parentheses. It is reduced by replacing parts of the string representing subterms by their value.
It is harder to represent sharing of subexpressions in string reduction than in graph reduction.
noun 1. a slender cord or thick thread used for binding or tying; line. 2. something resembling a cord or thread. 3. Also called cosmic string. Physics. a mathematical entity used to represent elementary particles, as gravitons, quarks, or leptons, in terms of a small but finite stringlike object existing in the four dimensions of […]
- Strings attached
see: no strings attached
striatum stri·a·tum (strī-ā’təm) n. pl. stri·a·ta (-tə) A collective term for the caudate nucleus, the putamen, and the globus pallidus, which form the corpus striatum.
striatonigral stri·a·to·ni·gral (strī-ā’tə-nī’grəl) adj. Of or relating to the efferent connection of the striatum with the substantia nigra.