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Location

A physical place. The location of a business is vitally important. For example, an oil company needs to station itself near oil. Likewise, a retail grocery store needs to be accessible from major roads.

location

see INDUSTRIAL LOCATION.
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As locational information is coming to figure centrally within the securities agencies' emergent surveillance rationalities, it represents an ideal context for empirically examining whether individuals connect (spatial) big data productions about themselves to the dataveillance practices of the intelligence services.
To determine the influence of vegetation and topographic variables on the probability of successfully acquiring a GPS location and on locational error (distance between true GPS location and estimated GPS location), we placed 20 test collars (same make, model and fix acquisition schedule as listed above) at known locations throughout our study area for 26 days (start date = 2 April 2011 at 00:00; end date = 27 April 2011 at 21:00).
Locational conflict arises when individuals or groups believing themselves to be negatively affected express opposition to a locational or siting decision made by others (Lake, 1996).
Within 1 year of its founding, foursquare has parlayed its locational social networking into an increasingly visible name in online circles and expanded its operations from one employee to 27.
Fujitsu Laboratories created and tested a prototype of a service application to optimize the distribution of staff within a given building, in response to locational data gathered from visitors moving about in the building.
The dark side of this arbitrariness can be observed in the world around us--a grab bag of corporate and tax locational rules that, as we show, are likely to lead to persistent distortions of the international market for corporate charters.
In the Tidore BLC a restricted set of seven locational verbs occurs that express information on the general area in which the Figure is to be found.
Mitchell's treatment of locational conflict in the 1964 Berkeley Free Speech Movement in Chapter 3 is the most successful.
This is very important to remember because it is the vertexes and lines that serve as the link between the locational and attribute data.
Modular pallets are lifted, indexed, located, and clamping with an Erowa Power chuck system with locational accuracy and repeatability between the pallet fixture and the machining unit of 2 microns or less.
The island has no hinterland, no natural resources and its locational advantages are not guaranteed in perpetuity, yet it is inconceivable, for most people living here, that it will not continue to flourish.
Also, most of the empirical works are still based on the computation of basic statistical measures in which the geographical characteristics of data play no role, such as the Gini locational coefficient or the variance of logarithms.