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Under the submersivity assumption the backward shift, playing an important role in the above approach, is a well-defined operator and the inversive closure of the difference field, defined by the control system can be constructed.
4) A careful examination of Native Son and the Loeb/Leopold case reveals previously unexamined parallels between the two, from which we can perceive sharp ironies that arise from Wright's powerfully inversive imagination.
That's what makes it fun for me, to try to stretch the Disney inversive a little bit," Janet said.
His aim in the first two is to expose the contrived proceedings for what they are: a ceremonialized theft, a demonically inversive theater of state befitting Bolingbroke's upside-down "new world" (79).
Given a large, high-resolution display, such as that desirable in inversive virtual reality systems, a substantial computational savings can be obtained by using variable-resolution techniques.
This was achieved using an inversive congruential pseudorandom number generator (ICG(2147483647, 1,1,0)) obtained from the P-Lab website (http://random.
Parks (through her incorporation of black stereotypical characters) acknowledges in The Death of the Last Black Man that the frightful dimensions of stereotype should not be allowed to obliterate the inversive possibilities inscribed in its ambivalence.
The connections he explores between the inversive utterances and performances of the Ranters (especially Abiezer Coppe) and Blake are perceptive, though they seem less surprising after A.
The inversive sphere is fixed and, as an autonomous whole, it is immobile: transformation inverts it into itself.