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  [Transitoire Observable]
L'orientation de ces artistes est axée sur le dispositif informatique dans sa globalité et non sur la seule recherche de formes de surface observables à l'écran.
Transitoire Observable is a grouping of numerical artists
Having considered that most of the original objectives have been reached, on a common agreement, Transtoire Observable ceased to exist on december 6th 2007.
transitoireobs.free.fr /to   (295 words)

  Observable - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In physics, particularly in quantum physics, a system observable is a property of the system state that can be determined by some sequence of physical operations.
In systems governed by classical mechanics, any experimentally observable value can be shown to be given by a real-valued function on the set of all possible system states.
In quantum physics, on the other hand, the relation between system state and the value of an observable is more subtle, requiring some basic linear algebra to explain.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Observable   (494 words)

 Observer and Observable
Typically, the model is a subtype of Observable and the view is a subtype of observer.
Because class Observable already implements all of the methods necessary to provide the observer/observable behavior, the derived class need only provide some mechanism for adjusting and accessing the internal state of the observable object.
The observer should then interrogate the observable object to determine its new state, and, in the case of the Model/View/Controller architecture, adjust its view appropriately.
www.javaworld.com /javaworld/jw-10-1996/jw-10-howto_p.html   (1953 words)

 Observable: Facts and details from Encyclopedia Topic   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In the scientific method, an experiment is a set of actions and observations, performed to verify or falsify a hypothesis or research a causal...
In mathematics, a function is a relation, such that each element (mathematics)element of a set (the domain) is associated with a unique element of...
Physically meaningful observables must also satisfy transformation laws which relate observations performed by different observer observer quick summary:
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/o/ob/observable.htm   (1564 words)

 20th WCP: Why Isn't Consciousness Empirically Observable? Emotional Purposes As Basis For Self-Organization
The experimenter may infer what it might be like by comparing the empirically observable events to what her own experience would be like when in an analogous neurophysiological state, but that knowledge in turn would not result from empirical observations of her own brain, but rather from subjective introspection.
E.g., a transverse wave takes physical particles and discrete movements of these particles as its substratum when the wave passes through that particular material medium (a sound wave through a wooden door, for example), but the wave is not identical with the door, nor is it caused by the door.
Sound waves are completely describable in terms of the observable movements of their substrata, whereas not everything about consciousness is. This feature of consciousness cannot be accounted for sheerly by its multiple realizability.
www.bu.edu /wcp/Papers/Mind/MindElli.htm   (2747 words)

 Observable (Java 2 Platform SE v1.4.2)
This class represents an observable object, or "data" in the model-view paradigm.
An observable object can have one or more observers.
When an observable object is newly created, its set of observers is empty.
java.sun.com /j2se/1.4.2/docs/api/java/util/Observable.html   (539 words)

 21.7 The Class java.util.Observable
Each instance of class Observable maintains a set of "observers" that are notified whenever the Observable object changes in some significant way.
The observer o is added to this Observable object's set of observers, provided that it is not the same as some observer already in the set.
If this Observable object has been marked as changed (S21.7.9), this method causes all observers to be notified with arg as the second argument.
www.hi.is /~snorri/SDK-docs/lang/lang209.htm   (358 words)

 Class Observable
This class represents an observable object, or "data" in the model-view paradigm.
An observable object can have one or more observers (I-§3.12).
Each observer has its update method (I-§3.12.1) called with two arguments: the observable object and the arg argument.
www.geom.uiuc.edu /~slevy/si/u_pkg_java102/apibook/javae5.htm   (290 words)

 Class java.util.Observable
This class should be subclassed by observable objetc, or "data" in the Model-View paradigm.
Whenever the Observable instance changes, it notifies all of its observers.
Notifies all observers of the specified observable change which occurred.
scv.bu.edu /Doc/Java/API/java.util.Observable.html   (135 words)

 Planning and Acting in Partially Observable Stochastic Domains - Kaelbling, Littman, Cassandra (ResearchIndex)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Abstract: In this paper, we bring techniques from operations research to bear on the problem of choosing optimal actions in partially observable stochastic domains.
We begin by introducing the theory of Markov decision processes (mdps) and partially observable mdps (pomdps).
We then outline a novel algorithm for solving pomdps off line and show how, in some cases, a finite-memory controller can be extracted from the solution to a pomdp.
citeseer.ist.psu.edu /kaelbling95planning.html   (678 words)

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If the value is changed, the observable object invokes its own setChanged() method to indicate that the state of the model has changed.
The update() method is called whenever the observable changes state and announces this fact by calling its notifyObservers() method.
The addObserver() method adds the observer to the internal list of observers that should be notified if the state of the observable changes.
www.utdallas.edu /~dtr021000/cse3354/observerAble.ppt   (827 words)

 Simple Sensible Cosmology: How our Finite Spherical Observable Universe Exists within Infinite Eternal Space
From this foundation of our finite observable universe being part of infinite space we can then show that you get a redshift with distance due to decreasing overlap of Hubble spheres (finite observable universe).
While the observable universe is finite in both theories, in the Big Bang theory the universe is all there is, whereas in WSM cosmology the observable universe (Hubble Sphere) is just a finite spherical region of infinite eternal space.
The roman stoic philosopher king, Marcus Aurelius explains this beautifully, though many philosophers and mystics have realised this interconnection of matter in Space (this dynamic unity of reality is the founding principle of ancient Greek and Indian Philosophy).
www.spaceandmotion.com /Cosmology.htm   (4952 words)

 The Observable Universe
The observable universe is the space around us bounded by the event horizon - the distance to which light can have traveled since the universe originated.
Note that according to inflationary cosmology, the entire universe is much bigger than the observable one (see Figure 02-01b, not to scale), and the confine of observable universe depends on the location.
The relics and observables are physical facts, while the interpretations of the events are mostly theories or conjectures.
universe-review.ca /F02-cosmicbg.htm   (6438 words)

 Observable Readings 2007-08
An Observable Benefit Reading, featuring 2007 National Book Critics Circle Award-winner Troy Jollimore and local superstar Jane O. Wayne.
Its title is, of course, a play on words incorporating the Mexican holiday, Day of the Dead or Dia de Los Muertos and is a sort of remembrance of those who are gone but not forgotten.
Brett Underwood has taken over coordination of the event since 2004 and is thrilled that the event is part of Observable Readings.
www.observable.org   (1854 words)

 Trivial Thoughts
That's why, when registering an Observer with an Observable, the Observer tells the Observable the name of the Observer's function to call for the update notification.
But when I was talking out this design in my head, I kept using phrases like "The observer tells the observable that it is interested in it." This really seemed like an action performed by the Observer, so I wanted that behaviour in an Observer base class.
This means that the fact that there's a reference to the Observer in the Observable does not keep the Observable alive if it goes out of scope or is deleted.
radio.weblogs.com /0124960/2004/06/15.html#a30   (938 words)

 Use java.util.Observable to Monitor Object State changes
The child class can then be an "observable" class and other objects can "observe" changes in state of this object.
This method is called whenever the observed object is changed.
An application calls an Observable object's notifyObservers method to have all the object's observers notified of the change.
www.devx.com /tips/Tip/22592?trk=DXRSS_JAVA   (185 words)

 ArmsControlWonk | an arms control weblog: Cooperative Satellite Tracking and Low Observable Satellites   (Site not responding. Last check: )
I’ve just finished a paper for the ISA Conference in Montreal suggesting that we should support (and probably expand) Air Force Space Command proposals to provide satellite tracking data and analytic support to foreign and commercial entities.
I am pretty sure the classified piece is the existence of low observable (or “stealth”) satellites, which is secret only in the administrative sense of the term.
ACW title photograph is used with the generous permission of photographer Paul Shambroom, nukephoto.com.
www.armscontrolwonk.com /index.php?id=100   (203 words)

 Publications on Partially Observable Problems
Incremental pruning: A simple, fast, exact algorithm for partially observable Markov decision processes.
In this paper, we describe the partially observable Markov decision process (POMDP) approach to fin...
Partially observable Markov decision processes (POMDPs) model decision problems in which an agent t...
www-anw.cs.umass.edu /rlr/po.html   (443 words)

 The Observable Universe
The observable universe is the space around us bounded by the observable horizon - the distance to which light can have traveled since the universe originated.
There is no such simple formula for the size of the observable universe and these variables.
The relics and observables are physical facts, while the interpretations of the events are mostly theories or conjestures.
www.zamandayolculuk.com /cetinbal/universe.htm   (3091 words)

 CS535: Doc 23, Observer-Observable
Observable object may have any number of Observers
When implemented, this interface allows all classes to be observable by instances of class Observer
When the observable thinks the observer should know about all the changes that occurred, call the method notifyObservers
www.eli.sdsu.edu /courses/fall97/cs535/notes/observer/observer.html   (515 words)

 Acting Optimally in Partially Observable Stochastic Domains - Cassandra, Kaelbling, Littman (ResearchIndex)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Abstract: In this paper, we describe the partially observable Markov decision process (pomdp) approach to finding optimal or near-optimal control strategies for partially observable stochastic environments, given a complete model of the environment.
The pomdp approach was originally developed in the operations research community and provides a formal basis for planning problems that have been of interest to the AI community.
Cassandra, A.; Kaelbling, L.; and Littman, M. Acting optimally in partially observable stochastic domains.
citeseer.ist.psu.edu /cassandra94acting.html   (555 words)

 Simply Observable Behavioral Specification   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In this paper, we introduce a class of "sufficient" specifications "simply observable behavioral specifications".
In the process that we add conditional equations to a behavioral specification until we obtain a simply observable behavioral specification, we can find requirements for forgettable conditions.
But, by using a "sufficient" specification "a simply observable behavioral specification", i.e.
csdl.computer.org /comp/proceedings/apsec/1999/0509/00/05090460abs.htm   (150 words)

 Lymond at Mac.com - Observable Phenomena
Five people to whom I'm passing the baton: Sorry to spoil the fun, but, as a former postal employee, I'm philosophically opposed to chain letters, to which phenomenon this sort of "pass the obligation on" activity has a close similarity.
5-7-2005 - Here's an observable phenomenon if you have QuickTime 7, which means, right now, if you have a Mac - the Windows version is "coming soon." It's a QuickTime movie that illustrates the difference between QuickTime 6's MPEG-4 video codec and QuickTime 7's new H.264 codec.
2-4-2003 - Some observable phenomena may be better left unobserved; for example, the lunch mentioned in this photograph.
homepage.mac.com /lymond/observer.html   (7387 words)

 Module: Observable   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Implements the Observable design pattern as a mixin so that other objects can be notified of changes in state.
Notifications will be sent only if the changed
To view or add comments on this documentation, please go to the API wiki.
www.ruby-doc.org /core/classes/Observable.html   (67 words)

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