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  • n. A person who localizes

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A small coil of definite resistance placed at each station of an electric fire-alarm system, which is brought into the circuit when the alarm is given, thus enabling the observer at the receiving-station to know the locality from which the alarm is sent.


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  • Its patented localizer is a pager-sized transceiver that in three years could be as small as a wedding ring and as ubiquitous as a barcode.

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  • A localizer is a radio navigation system that, when flown properly, will lead an inbound aircraft to fly directly to the runway and in the proper direction to land on it.

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  • RAYMOND DE HAAN, FLIGHT INSTRUCTOR: The localizer is the instrument on the runway that sets this instrument here and guides this instrument.

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  • UNIDENTIFIED MALE: The localizer is the instrument on the runway that sets this instrument here, guides this instrument.

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  • To do this, they developed a "localizer" task where subjects read either sentences or sequences of pronounceable nonwords.

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  • In the first step, we used the "localizer" task to identify regions related to visual processing of scenes vs. those involved in the general processing of words

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  • The "localizer" task was used to identify brain regions generally involved in scene versuse word processing, and none of the stimuli wase used in any of the other experiments.

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  • To test this prediction, we first identified the regions that showed greater activity during scenes that were subsequently remembered (R-E+) than scenes subsequently forgotten (R-E -), and that were also associated with perceptual scene processing as indicated by a "localizer" task

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  • Preceding the word retrieval / scene encoding phase, participants were presented in the scanner with a "localizer" task involving passive viewing of either 80 spatial scenes, 80 four-letter words, or a fixation cross.

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  • In step 1, a "localizer" task identified regions related to scene processing.

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