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Even if full contestation for the Assembly were a reality, this would not equal to anything close to polyarchy if effective power lies elsewhere This provides an example of the missing Third Dimension of polyarchy, a point that often has been played down if not totally overlooked.
Because the ideal occupational opportunity structure has no discrimination, only categories of perceived and real discrimination are included as the third dimension of the model.
For example, people who score low in this third dimension, "...tend to have little interest in analyzing their own thoughts and motives or reflecting on the behavior of other people.
Spotfire 2.2 introduces a third dimension to Spotfire visual analysis and users can zoom and rotate in three dimensions to analyse their data in a new way and spot insights or patterns.
To reduce the challenge of making and testing its prototype, the team gave the device a low profile, virtually eliminating the third dimension. They then exposed it to a thin layer of microwaves.
Where floor meets wall, where wall meets ceiling, the third dimension makes itself visible and is immediately put into question again by the repeated patterns of the painting.
Pictorially, the dancers looked fine, but this lack of a spatial third dimension left a gap in my kinesthetic response.
In the 1995 Halloween episode of the award-winning animated sitcom The Simpsons, two-dimensional Homer Simpson accidentally jumps into the third dimension. During his j ourney in this strange world, geometric solids and mathematical formulas float through the air, including an innocent-looking equation: [1782.sup.12] + [1841.sup.12] = [1922.sup.12].
They have developed a very impressive illusionistic technique, something like Photorealist painting extended to the third dimension. The work would be more at home hanging next to Franz Gertsch and early Malcolm Morley than with Smithson and Long.
To extend the nanodot order to the third dimension, the team exploits the pattern of stresses in the nanodot-matrix layer.
Simply put, a successful canvas stubbornly reminds viewers that it's two-dimensional while at the same time seductively suggesting a kind of third dimension. Raedecker has always engaged in material oscillations, asking thread to behave as pigment and calling on traditionally "low" means to produce "high" ends.