derivativeness


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derivativeness

(dɪˈrɪvətɪvnəs)
n
the quality of being derivative
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Third, the derivativeness of responding means that, through mutual and combinatorial entailment, the establishment of a few relations will lead to multiple derived relations, dramatically increasing learning rates and creating complex relational networks of stimuli.
Despite the derivativeness and lack of truly regal and otherworldly aspects, 'Krypton' takes a risk with its time-travel angle, directly connecting it to our knowledge of the DC Universe, and established Superman mythos.
Or, refining to show various degrees and styles of derivativeness, such as "part adapted for" (another instrument), "orchestration of," "reduced orchestra version of," "piano reduction of," "reorchestration of," "adapted for" (a different instrumentation), or even "reconstruction of," "re-creation of," "inspired by," "restyling of." While for a human user using "alternative" will suffice for all these scenarios, more precise properties allow machines to acquire more nuanced understanding, especially for complex concepts and the many degrees of equivalence and similarity.
For the some scholars this derivativeness represents a pernicious complicity with imperial power, while for others it merely reveals the necessary and historically determined predicament of anticolonial resistance.
As in the case of other students of Janacek's of the same age (Bretislav Bakala, Osvald Chlubna), they acknowledged Haas's invention and craftsmanship, yet took issue with his compositional derivativeness, "hackneyed polyphony", which deprived the piece of freshness and airiness.
Post-Impressionism, Cubism, Fauvism, Russian folk art and Russian icon paintings all mix together in what NY Sun journalist Kate Taylor called her "cocktail of influences." Yet her work avoided derivativeness. "She masterfully melded the French Fauves' bold use of color with the simplicity and emphatic energy of icons, luboks and peasant wood blocks ...
To Shakespeare's contemporaries, however, derivativeness was not a dirty word.
Chapter three discusses Charlotte Smith's frequent novelistic use of copying, repetition, and imitation--often criticized as derivativeness or even literary theft--as a kind of knowing rebellion against her exclusion from the literary canon: "Smith's quotative practice thus imbeds within the form of her novels her exile not only from the literary community, but from literary history more broadly.
With an overemphasis of technique that was usually conspicuous in its derivativeness and little engagement with the issues of race and politics, a sense of South African reality did not arise from the experience of the writing." (149)
I could not help but feel that such valuation finds its root in the modern critical language of originality and derivativeness that also occasionally crops up in Hamlin's text--a terminology that scholars such as Terence Cave (The Cornucopian Text, [Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1979], 76-77), Michel Jeanneret [A Feast of Words [English edition, Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1991], 270-75), and, more recently, Gregory Machacek ("Allusion," PMLA 122.2 [2007], 522-36) have found to obscure and devalue the possible meanings of what Jeanneret terms "the linguistic and stylistic hotch-potch" of the imitative early modern text (273).
Each being, as a unity, possesses a plurality-implying perfection--formed by the special derivativeness of the plural from the original unity: the plural is in agreement with its source in a way which corresponds to its origin, and hence is "expression" of its origin by an agreement which it owes to its origin.
It quickly became evident that Cleverly seemed most confident when lost in his band's music, so it's handy that Cymbals didn't fall into the trap of derivativeness that many bands affiliated with their choice of genre sadly do.