subsumption

[suhb-suhmp-shuhn]
noun
1.
an act of subsuming.
2.
the state of being subsumed.
3.
something that is subsumed.
4.
a proposition subsumed under another.

Origin:
1630–40; < Medieval Latin subsūmptiōn- (stem of subsūmptiō) a subjoining, equivalent to subsūmpt(us) (past participle of subsūmere to subsume + Latin -iōn- -ion

subsumptive, adjective
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subsumption (səbˈsʌmpʃən)
 
n
the act of subsuming or the state of being subsumed
 
subsumptive
 
adj

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Subsumption is a method of decomposing a robot's control architecture into a set of task-achieving behaviours or competences.
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