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is a generalization that has no basis in fact nor in law,' Panelo said.
Generic generalizations such as "mosquitoes carry the West Nile virus" or "sharks attack bathers" are often accepted by speakers despite the fact that very few members of the kinds in question have the predicated property.
Interventions incorporating typically developing peers have relied on peer modeling, prompting, and delivery of reinforcement to procedure behavioral change in individuals with ASD, with reviews and meta-analyses indicating the efficacy of such procedures in producing improvements in target behaviors in both training and generalization settings (e.g., Chan et al., 2009; Wang, Cui, & Parrila, 2011; Zhang & Wheeler, 2011).
Keywords: computer-assisted instruction, generalization, oral reading fluency, urban students, supplemental instruction
Generalization can be defined in several ways, and it can refer to different behavioral processes and behavior change outcomes (Cooper et al., 2007).
This information increase is shown to be in direct proportion to generalization performance for higher layers in particular.
Also, a minimal period of 2 years without generalization is required to classify a patient with initial ocular manifestations as having a pure ocular form.
Generalizations can be wrong even on less important things such as, let's say, dogs.
For example, whereas researchers have traditionally studied stimulus generalization and gradient shift using unidimensional stimuli (Honig and Urcuioli 1981; Purtle 1973; Riley 1968), a number of researchers have more recently studied gradient shift using naturalistic images of human faces (e.g., Derenne and Breitstein 2006; Dunsmoor et al.
In Gomez's new work, she and he team are examining how young children can recognize instances similar, but not identical, to something they have learned and apply it to a new situation - so-called generalization. Examples in language include the ability to recognize the letter "A" in different types of font, understanding a word regardless of who is speaking it, or recognizing a grammatical pattern in a sentence never before heard.
Our hypothesis is that analogical generalization can be used to generate meaningful clusters of hand-drawn sketches.
Many National Mapping Agencies (NMAs) have introduced or are introducing automated generalization to improve parts of their map production lines.