Life-span (in part); Space-span (in part)
A context is a collection of semantic dimensions within which the event occurs. These dimensions may include: temporal context, spatial context, state-related context and reference-related context.
Event processing is being done within context, which means that an event is interpreted differently in different contexts, and may trigger different actions in different contexts, or be irrelevant in certain context. In the event processing network, each agents operates within a single context. While the term context has been associated with the spatial dimension, in event processing it is most strongly associated with the temporal dimension.
Each context-dimension may be specified either explicitly, or by using higher level abstractions.
Explicit: Everyday between 8 AM and 5 PM EST.
Implicit: From sunrise to sunset.
Mixed: Within 2 h from admission to the hospital.
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