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Ethnoarchaeology is the ethnographic study of peoples for archaeological reasons, usually ... One good example of ethnoarchaeology is that of Brian Hayden (1987), whose ... Formal analogies are made...

What Constitutes a Formal Analogy? - Scholarship at UWindsor


For example, the planetary model of the atom was based on the ... Our practical interest in this question of what constitutes a formal analogy is based on a.

Analogy 1. Formal and Material Approaches to Analogical Inference


Aug 15, 2011 ... the formal explication of other sorts of inductive inference. ..... (1966, p.68) Examples of the favored material analogy are the analogy of the ...

Formal Properties of Literature


When I talk about the “formal properties” of literature, what am I talking about? “ Form” means “shape. .... The Bible example also illustrates sentence structure. Even though both ... in this area. Two of the most basic are metaphor and imagery.

A Formal Basis for Spoken Language Translation by Analogy


analogy. 1 Introduction. The la.,~t decade has seen growing interest in the example-based framework for translation of written and spoken language (Nagao , ...

Colloquialism - Examples and Definition of Colloquialism


Definition, Usage and a list of Colloquialism Examples in common speech ... between friends will seem more real and appropriate than the formal “How are you?

A formal approach to learning from examples - ACM Digital Library


A formal approach to learning from examples ...... This paper examines analogical learning, where analogy is used ... Many studies of analogy in Artificial  ...

Taphonomy, Experimental Archaeology, and Ethnoarchaeology


Analogies justified by similarities in the formal attributes of archaeological and ... Example: How large animal carcasses decompose on an African savanna.

Inductive Arguments


Formal inductive arguments tend to follow rigorous guidelines for sample .... Formal arguments tend to be generalizations and not arguments from analogy.

Analogical Reasoning - John Sowa


The VivoMind Analogy Engine (VAE), which is described in Section 3, is general ... that support analogical reasoning can also be used to support formal reasoning. ... As an example, it is written in the Koran that grape wine is prohibited, but ...

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Analogy and Analogical Reasoning (Stanford Encyclopedia of ...


They propose formal criteria for evaluating ... about one of the examples, “the analogy is already ...

analogy - Archaeology Wordsmith


Analogy is the basis of most archaeological interpretation (see general and specific ... DEFINITION: Any analogy justified by similarities in the formal attributes of ...

Analogy | Inters.org


Analogy of attribution is usually presented with a classic example: “Tom is ' healthy .... New disciplines like “formal ontology” seem to open up a new perspective, ...