configurational love



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  • adj. Of or pertaining to a configuration

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  • adj. of or relating to or characterized by configuration


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  • There is much excitement in the literature regarding the so-called configurational mechanics but, in my opinion, there is also so much confusion.

    iMechanica - Comments

  • In simple terms, the variation of strain energy density in the material due to a defect or inhomogeneity leads to "configurational" forces acting on these inhomogeneities, which are allowed to move through the material.

    iMechanica - Comments

  • From her “realist” perspective, Goldfrank questioned the validity of the configurational approach and emphasized disharmony in Pueblo society.

    Esther Schiff Goldfrank.

  • That may well operate via quantum weirdness as well, at least per the Penrose-Hameroff Orch-OR model of consciousness – where tubulin dimers in the microtubules of centrioles and cytoskeleton perform quantum computational information processing by configurational state-switching.

    Coordinated Evolution

  • As is the practice in C-semiology, it takes geometry in its configurational sense and makes its productive use in mind modeling.

    Archive 2008-10-01

  • The configurational entropy of the entire human genome is tiny, on the order of attoJoules per Kelvin.

    How to Write an Antievolution Article - The Panda's Thumb

  • And BoingBoing reader Jim says, "While not quite as radical as the Kaneda bike from AKIRA, Suzuki's G-Strider does bear some configurational resemblance."

    Boing Boing: April 4, 2004 - April 10, 2004 Archives

  • The configurational entropy of the human genome is minuscule, and if I had to define it, I would have to count the number of possible DNA base permutations of the human genome (easy) vs. all the permutations that leave a human essentially unchanged (hard).

    Sewell's Thermodynamic Failure - The Panda's Thumb

  • Both the way non-configurational quantum observables are treated in Bohmian mechanics, and some of the difficulties caused by the naive realism about operators mentioned above, can be illustrated nicely with the case of spin.

    Bohmian Mechanics

  • It's a schematic category within the schematic system of configurational structure, if I'm getting Talmy's terminology right. PLEXITY.


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