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in Scottish civil procedure, the part of an initial writ that specifies the names and designations of the parties to an action. See also COURT OF FIRST INSTANCE.
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COURT, INSTANCE. One of the branches of the English admiralty is called an instance court. Vide Instance Court.

INSTANCE, civil and French law. It signifies, generally, all sorts of actions and judicial demands. Dig. 44, 7, 58.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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'To remind, in connection to the complaint and the proposal for temporary suspension from the duty of the President of HJPC BiH Milan Tegeltija, filed by the Disciplinary Office, the First Instance Disciplinary Commission issued a decision rejecting the disciplinary complaint, dated 31 May 2019, filed against Tegeltija, rejecting the proposal of Disciplinary Prosecutor for temporary suspension from the office of the President of the HJPC BiH,' stated the HJPC BiH.
Another very serious instance the law would be applicable to is on politicians making favorations to their kith and kin in getting various services rendered such as approving contracts and granting jobs.
The task of solving a CSP is not to find a "good" ordering of variables, but to find a solution to the instance. Moreover, this solution also includes concluding that the instance is unsatisfiable.
In other words, from the instance selection perspective, there would be some noisy data that exist in the observed dataset for missing value imputation.
We are eager to migrate onto the AVX-512 enabled c5.18xlarge instance size.
(AWS), an company has launched G3 instances, the next generation of GPU-powered Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) instances designed to make it easy to procure a powerful combination of central processing (CPU) and random-access memory (RAM) for workloads such as 3D rendering, 3D visualizations, graphics-intensive remote workstations, video encoding, and virtual reality applications.
We are proud that our latest MAX5 DFEs are fully compatible with Amazon AWS EC2 F1 instances, says Oskar Mencer, CEO of Maxeler Technologies, One such DFE implementation for Real Time FX Risk has recently been installed at a Tier 1 investment bank.
The user can use any of the five instance types currently available on offer, the characteristics of which are summarized in Table II.
There is only one case in which a given instance of RCPSP-TWRTPC has no feasible solution.
[8] performed a study on performance of EA-based instance selection techniques.
One of the most common questions I'm asked is, "How large of an instance and how many instances does my video server need for my audience?" The answer to this question involves a variety of factors: