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A point like p gets information directly from n, but all information beyond n is indirectly relayed through n.
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In any social system in which communications have an importance comparable with that of production and other human factors, a point like f in Figure 2 would ( other things being equal ) be the dwelling place for the community leader, while e and h would house the next most important citizens.
On this point there was fairly general agreement that assessors would like to do more than they are doing now.
there was no point in locking it up in the armoire now, it was like locking the barn after the horse was stolen.
Only an occasional tip turned out to be a phony, and, like the police, Casey had made a point of running down all such suggestions and he did not hesitate this time.
The result was like that of a beautiful painting with some of the highlights touched up almost to the point of garishness.
It rotated the primitive mixture, starting in one corner or point, and gradually extended until it gave distinctness and reality to the aggregates of like parts, working something like a centrifuge, and eventually creating the known cosmos.
They also point to the fact that the monarch must swear to defend the faith and be a member of the Anglican Communion, but that a Roman Catholic monarch would, like all Roman Catholics, owe allegiance to the Pope.
point of view, are the beautiful, full-figured women like Daisy Mae, Wolf Gal, Stupefyin ' Jones and Moonbeam McSwine ( a caricature of his wife Catherine, aside from the dirt )— all of whom found their way onto the painted noses of bomber planes during World War II and the Korean War.
This allowed the developer / user to utilize its products " just like a book "; he or she was allowed to make multiple copies of a program, as long as only one copy was in use at any point in time.
Like zinc, it prefers oxidation state + 2 in most of its compounds and like mercury it shows a low melting point compared to transition metals.
Even though it did not feel like it, this was a turning point in the club's history leading to a period of turbulence and change including further promotion and exile.
In addition, point sources like galaxies and clusters represent another source of foreground which must be removed lest they distort the short scale structure of the CMB power spectrum.
" Other critics of the FAO data point out that they do not distinguish between forest types, and that they are based largely on reporting from forestry departments of individual countries, which do not take into account unofficial activities like illegal logging.
In physical terms, the divergence of a three dimensional vector field is the extent to which the vector field flow behaves like a source or a sink at a given point.
Instead of, which would be the natural organization from an OO point of view, you use something like, which effectively reverses the ordering.
Schaffner recalled that Cooper appeared to be familiar with the local terrain ; at one point, he remarked, " Looks like Tacoma down there ," as the aircraft flew above it.
Ultimately, conditions will deteriorate to the point of a " sword-interval ," in which swords appear in the hands of all human beings, and they hunt one another like game.
Some researchers such as Brengelman ( 1970 ), have suggested that, in addition to this marking of word origin, these spellings indicate a more formal level of style or register in a given text, although Rollins ( 2004 ) finds this point to be exaggerated as there would be many exceptions where a word with one of these spellings, such as ⟨ ph ⟩ for ( like telephone ), could occur in an informal text.
The novels ' fictional backstory is told in successive revelations, flashbacks and people's memories, using tools like internal monologue, unreliable narrators, and the point of view technique.
The geoid, unlike ellipsoid, is irregular and too complicated to serve as the computational surface on which to solve geometrical problems like point positioning.
A regional, ellipsoidal datum like ED50 can be fixed by prescribing the undulation of the geoid and the deflection of the vertical in one datum point, in this case the Helmert Tower in Potsdam.
" " He had nothing whatsoever to do with Goth ," and further commented " I realise that like many Neos this idiot may even have believed he somehow was a Goth, because they're only really noted for spectacularly missing the point.
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It will be noted that point f has seven nearest neighbors, h and e have six, and p has only one, while the remaining points have intermediate numbers.
Angular momenta of a classical object .< p > Left: intrinsic " spin " angular momentum S is really orbital angular momentum of the object at every point ,</ p >< p > right: extrinsic orbital angular momentum L about an axis ,</ p >< p > top: the moment of inertia tensor | moment of inertia tensor I and angular velocity ω ( L is not always parallel to ω )</ p >< p > bottom: momentum p and it's radial position r from the axis .</ p > The total angular momentum ( spin + orbital ) is J.
Furthermore, if b < sub > 1 </ sub > and b < sub > 2 </ sub > are both coprime with a, then so is their product b < sub > 1 </ sub > b < sub > 2 </ sub > ( modulo a it is a product of invertible elements, and therefore invertible ); this also follows from the first point by Euclid's lemma, which states that if a prime number p divides a product bc, then p divides at least one of the factors b, c.
Then each point p of the line can be specified by its distance from O, taken with a + or − sign depending on which half-line contains p.
The coordinates of a point p are obtained by drawing a line through p perpendicular to each coordinate axis, and reading the points where these lines meet the axes as three numbers of these number lines.
Alternatively, the coordinates of a point p can also be taken as the ( signed ) distances from p to the three planes defined by the three axes.
More rigorously, the divergence of a vector field F at a point p is defined as the limit of the net flow of F across the smooth boundary of a three dimensional region V divided by the volume of V as V shrinks to p. Formally,
The problem of finding the Delaunay triangulation of a set of points in d-dimensional Euclidean space can be converted to the problem of finding the convex hull of a set of points in ( d + 1 )- dimensional space, by giving each point p an extra coordinate equal to | p |< sup > 2 </ sup >, taking the bottom side of the convex hull, and mapping back to d-dimensional space by deleting the last coordinate.
* The closest neighbor b to any point p is on an edge bp in the Delaunay triangulation since the nearest neighbor graph is a subgraph of the Delaunay triangulation.
In a study of the use of econometrics in major economics journals, McCloskey concluded that economists report p values ( following the Fisherian tradition of tests of significance of point null-hypotheses ), neglecting concerns of type II errors ; economists fail to report estimates of the size of effects ( apart from statistical significance ) and to discuss their economic importance.
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When the DNS resolver gets a PTR ( reverse-lookup ) request, it begins by querying the root servers ( which point to The American Registry For Internet Numbers ' ( ARIN's ) servers for the < tt > 208. in-addr. arpa </ tt > zone ).
When the mind gets to a certain point, they can see through all the lies that they've been programmed to believe.
If both fencers hit at the same time, the referee uses the rules of " right of way " to determine which fencer gets the point.
** Peter in The Romance of the Forest – whenever he brings information to people, he never gets to the point but prattles on and on about insignificant things.
Every time a stopper stops the raider from going back to his starting point, that stoppers team gets 1 point.
On the other hand, every time the raider tags one of the stoppers and returns to his starting point, his team gets one point.
As the sufferer approaches a phobic stimulus, anxiety levels increase ( e. g. as one gets closer to a snake, fear increases in ophidiophobia ), and the degree to which escape of the phobic stimulus is limited and has the effect of varying the intensity of fear in instances such as riding an elevator ( e. g. anxiety increases at the midway point between floors and decreases when the floor is reached and the doors open ).
Just before tacking the command " Ready about " is given, at which point the crew must man the sheet lines which need to be changed over to the other tack and the helmsman gets ready.
However, the episode " Flashes Before Your Eyes " suggests that minor changes are possible, unlike the totally fixed timeline postulated by Novikov's principle: in this episode Desmond's consciousness time travels back to a point in his past, where he ends up in a bar, where he remembers ( from his previous experience of this time ) a man named Jimmy Lennon entering and attacking the bartender ; in his attempt to warn the bartender, he himself gets attacked instead.
This has been a reaction to the " developed to death " notion in which the play never gets produced, but goes through endless readings and critiques that after a certain point, are counter-productive.
" To make his point, the character who portrays Kazan's uncle Avraam, kisses the ground when he gets through customs, while the Statue of Liberty and the American flag are in the background.
It consists largely of essays about technology and life experiences, but its major selling point is the inclusion of the incomplete novel on which Adams was working at the time of his death, The Salmon of Doubt ( from which the collection gets its title, a reference to the Irish myth of the Salmon of Knowledge ).
" Steve Huey from Allmusic said that the album is " raw as Megadeth gets, and that can be both good and bad -- Megadeth's later precise, complex riffing and composition aren't completely developed, but the music is performed with a great deal of energy, while Mustaine's vocals ( never his strong point ) are amateurish at best.
* Incremental updates: In printing applications the PS code is interpreted until it gets a at which point it is actually printed out.
A reviewer for the publication Bright Sights wrote that the film had a powerfully downbeat conclusion with a social message :" Projecting overwhelming grief, Beban reveals some hefty acting chops, and The Italian certainly gets its liberal point across, a model of how American movies dress social consciousness in the garb of melodrama.
At the hearing, District Attorney Thomas Mara ( Jerome Cowan ), whose wife accused him of " persecuting " ( rather than prosecuting ) Santa Claus, gets Kris to assert that he is in fact Santa Claus and rests his case, believing he has prima facie proven his point.
After this point, it gets harder to detect, as the disease progresses further in the stages and the physical clinical signs will become quite obvious.