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Debate over the status of the predicate acts constituting a "continuing series" for the purposes of the CCE statute, in particular, has generated a split in the circuits: The Third Circuit has determined that CCE predicates are principal elements of the offense, requiring unanimity, while the Seventh Circuit and the D.
Chapters four and five provide excellent treatments of property elimination (ostrich nominalism) and property reduction (for example, to predicates, concepts, classes, and so on).
These new iterations may not necessarily be safe just because their predicates were deemed to be so.
The main classes correspond to the semantic types of predicates: state, process and action predicates, and verbs with incomplete meaning as formal predicates (i.
Among her perspectives are variation in causatives and applicatives, inchoative-causative alternation in Georgian, causative predicates in the related languages of Mengrelian and Svan, reflexive applicatives, and four-place predicates in low applicative constructions.
The existence of borderline cases poses deep problems for any attempt to give a coherent and comprehensive description about the behavior of vague predicates.
Signed languages have been reported to use complex predicates (classifier predicates) (7) to express spatial relations between entities.
Role assignment has generally been modelled as a classification task: a statistical model is created using manually annotated data and later used to assign a role label out of a fixed set to every semantic role of the predicates in a new, unlabeled sentence.
The statute is meant to define, in a more generic sense, the wrongful conduct that constitutes the predicates for a federal racketeering charge.
NET as a way to improve the quality of one of the building blocks of obfuscation: opaque predicates.
The appeals court held that state inmates enjoyed a due process protected liberty interest in not being placed at a supermaximum facility, absent the satisfaction of state-mandated substantive predicates, but that the district court did not have the power to order state officials to modify their predicates.