Connectionist Model Essays

  • A Connectionist Model of Poetic Meter

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    A Connectionist Model of Poetic Meter Abstract. Traditional analyses of meter are hampered by their inability to image the interaction of various elements which affect the stress patterns of a line of poetry or provide a system of notation fully amenable to computational analysis. To solve these problems, the connectionist models of James McClelland and David Rumelhart in Explorations in Parallel Distributed Processing (1988) are applied to the analysis of English poetic meter. The model graphically

  • Theoretical Approaches to Speech Production

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    (1991). The theory works on a 4 level connectionist model: parallel and dynamic. The Semantic level is the meaning of what is going to be said. The Syntactic level is the grammatical structure of the words in the planned utterance The Morphological level is the morphemes (basic units of meaning of word forms) in the planned sentence. The Phonological level is the basic unit of sound within a sentence. In addition to the main structure of the SAT model a representation is formed at each level

  • Analysis of a Corpus of Poetry

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    Analysis of a Corpus of Poetry A corpus of 1000 lines of poetry (ten 100 line samples from ten different authors) is analyzed by a computerized connectionist model of poetic meter. The analysis finds that poets utilize measurably distinct patterns of stress and suggests that these patterns might "fingerprint" individual writers. In addition, the analysis shows that the variations of metrical patterns are in accord with the prevailing verse aesthetics of the period in which poets are writing

  • The Truth Behind the Fashion Industry.

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    Industry can be described as a glamorous world with cameras flashing, beautiful models strutting down the runway, in stunning and grand designs. What really goes on behind fashion’s dolled up doors is only an illusion compared to what reality is. Beautiful people, stylish clothing and timeless sophistication all make up the illusion of the glitz and glam of the fashion industry, but behind the curtains countless of models and designers constantly fall victim to this industry’s ever changing wrath. Fashion

  • Importance of Role Models

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    There are a huge number of people who do not have suitable male, or any, role models to guide them throughout their life, and teach them right from wrong. Having a suitable role model influences who teens hang out with, what kind of life they will lead, and more. Not having one can lead to negative effects and negative outcomes. When asked my question. How does the lack of a male role model or great one, affect a teenager’s social and educational behavior inside and outside of school? I answer we

  • Strengths And Weaknesses Of A Model

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    structure for a complex system. Creating a model involves the system designer and the clients. Therefore it is suitable to have an idea of what the end product will turn out to be. • Modeling and simulation allows the designers to compute values for different inputs which is difficult to achieve in the real world. • It is cost effective. If the model and simulations are reliable it cuts down on the money required for testing. Weaknesses: • In making a model the requirements of the client or the main

  • Fashion and Its Evolved from a Typical White Model to a Diverse Runway Show

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    designers, world-known magazines and famous models, where few are only African-Americans, had represented fashion. The fashion industry is one of the most demanding industries ever created. On one hand, designers have to be unique, professionals, consistent and most important, famous, to keep up with the industry. On the other hand, models have to be beautiful, with unique personalities, and most important, skinny. Before the Civil Right Movement, white Americans models and designers represented the fashion

  • Modeling; hurting more than helping

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    used because it can be extremely harmful to others. Many young girls read magazines and watch TV and look up to the models that they see. They then get the idea that their bodies should look that way and if it does not, they are unattractive. It is said that models promote you to be “comfortable with the skin you’re in” and to be yourself but how can that be when the size of models are getting smaller and smaller. As these negative thoughts sit in their heads, their self esteem begins to plummets

  • Ageism In Playboy

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    descriptions of the models such as their height, weight, bust, hips, and most importantly age. This particular issue happened to have all models in the running for Playmate of the Year so I had 12 subjects to observe. If this hypothesis holds true, then the real underlying question will surface: What makes youth beautiful? My hypothesis was proven true to a certain point. As I thumbed through the twelve models in the running for Playmate of the year, as I suspected, none of the models were over the age

  • Model Building Process Paper

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    do the work. They didn’t understand what the goals and values and of the project (nor the organization) were and therefore they were unable to focus. 2) Hierarchy process: The vertical organizational layout did cause some challenges throughout the model building process. While it did have its strengths, such as control checks and slowing down the process, the majority of the staff found it unhelpful. However this could be for a much deeper reason such as that none of the staff knew what their main

  • How Is Atticus Finch A Good Role Model

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    Building Blocks Some may say that people are meant to forge their own way in life, that they control their own course. However, that is not the full reality. A person’s role models become the basic building blocks of thought process and personality in most cases. One of the most famous fictitious positive role models of all time is the character of Atticus Finch from Harper Lee’s classic novel To Kill a Mockingbird (TKAM). His influence on his children and possibly on the reader is different from

  • College Admissions Essay: My Dad As A Role Model

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    A role model is someone that is sought for guidance, and often admired. When thinking of my own role model, the qualities I wish to have when I become an adult come to mind. When scanning through the many influential adults that have shaped who I am today, deciding on just one role model is a difficult feat. However, I see the person I wish to become, reflected in the life of my dad. For that reason, my role model is my own father. In my life, I aspire to be just as intelligent, hard working, and

  • Are Models Too Skinny Research Paper

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    Position Paper Are Models Too Skinny? Esmée Zilverberg B1 Brigitte van Pelt Avans University of Applied Sciences Are Models Too Skinny? The question: are models too skinny, is a debate has going on since 1900. The discussion about fashion models and their body shape has been raging for over a century (Caroline Evans, 2015). The body shape of models influences the rest of the population. The ideal body type these days are the bodies of the models, and this needs to change. The reason there need

  • Victoria Secret Controversy

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    “I was being paid to strip down and pose provocatively to titillate men. It wasn’t about modelling clothes anymore; I felt like a piece of meat.” - Kylie Bisutti, ex-Victoria Secret Model. Kendall Jenner. Gigi Hadid. Alessandra Ambrosio. These are just some of the women that have become ‘angels’ for world renowned lingerie company, Victoria's Secret. As the 9th of December comes around, many people will be watching the infamous Victoria's Secret Fashion Show which is to be held in New York City

  • Process Essay: My Kid Modeling Model

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    How best to find a modelling agency that will be best for my kid Thinking of having a part time income and your kid has the credentials of becoming a model then you will need kid modelling agencies that are reputable and get you the most photos shoots. How to start First of all does your kid have the personality to be a child model. That in a nutshell is that they need to be outgoing, easy to work with and comfortable taking direction from strangers. Kid modelling agencies do not like to work

  • Social Work Intervention

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    Models for Social Work Intervention Social work is a complex activity and often workers and service users have multiple objectives to pursue. Social workers are assisted by intervention models in achieving desired and agreed outcomes for service users. These models are framed with the understanding of social workers operate at many different levels in society – with individuals, families, groups and communities. There are many different practice models that influence the way social workers

  • Naomi Campbell Research Paper

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    Campbell is one of the most legendary supermodels out there, she is 45 and still said to be one of the greatest supermodels in the world. Naomi Campbell made many positive impacts in the world, especially for black women and black models in the fashion industry. Black models, and women are often shamed for the way they are, Naomi Campbell looked to changed that and changed the fashion industry when she came onto scene. “When I started out, I wasn’t being booked for certain shows because of the colour

  • Esther’s Role Models in Sylvia Plath's The Bell Jar

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    Esther’s Role Models in The Bell Jar Throughout Plath’s  novel, The Bell Jar, Esther Greenwood has trouble deciding who she wants to be. Her search for an identity leads her to look at her female role models. These women are not ideal in her eyes. Although they represent a part of what she herself wants to be, Esther finds it impossible to decide which one she is to become. Jay Cee, Mrs. Willard, Philomena Guinea, her mother and Doctor Nolan all act as role models for Esther Greenwood. The ways

  • Models of God, Humanity, and Nature My Experiences, Thoughts, and Critical Analyses

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    Models of God, Humanity, and Nature My Experiences, Thoughts, and Critical Analyses I ask a lot of questions; I’m a curious person. I once asked my mom why people die, why there are bad things in the world if God is so good and all-powerful. Her response was that we just couldn’t really understand why God does anything because we can’t comprehend God’s “master plan.” I’m sure that she was right, but that response is not very satisfying to a curious little boy. I saw an inconsistency in my

  • SWOT, PEST, Product Lifecycle, Boston Matrix and the Ansoff Matrix: Marketing Models Analysis

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    SWOT, PEST, Product Lifecycle, Boston Matrix and the Ansoff Matrix: Marketing Models Analysis Marketing strategies/models In this objective I will be analysing the different marketing models and evaluating their reliability. The marketing models I will evaluate will be SWOT and PEST analysis, the product life cycle, the Boston Matrix and the Ansoff Matrix. SWOT and PEST analysis In the previous objective, I analysed SWOT and PEST of Cadbury. These enabled me to gain insight into