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# Topic: Plot

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 Plot Plot is the structure of events within a story and the causal relationship between them. The plot of a story is a chain of events, each event the result of some prior events, and the cause of some subsequent events. This is all plotting is; the evolution of the character's difficulties, through the story, until a resolution is reached. www.sff.net /people/SASwann/text/plot.htm   (1921 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05) An example of the type of plot which follows these sorts of lines is the linear plot of development to be discerned within the pages of a bildungsroman novel. The concept of plot and the associated concept of construction of plot, emplotment, has of course developed considerably since Aristotle made these insightful observations. A plot is a drawn graphicalical representation of data, such as the output of a plotter or the process of plotting data by hand. wikiwhat.com /encyclopedia/p/pl/plot.html   (293 words)

 Bode Plot Encyclopedia Article @ ColorFool.com (Color Fool)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05) A Bode magnitude plot is a graph of log magnitude against log frequency often used in signal processing to show the transfer function or frequency response of an LTI system. The magnitude axis of the Bode plot is often converted directly to decibels. In the case of an irreducible polynomial, the best way to correct the plot is to actually calculate the magnitude of the transfer funcition at the pole or zero corresponding to the irreducible polynomial, and put that dot over or under the line at that pole or zero. www.colorfool.com /encyclopedia/Bode_plot   (964 words)

 definition of plot   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05) A small extent of ground; a plat; as, a garden plot. A share in such a plot or scheme; a participation in any stratagem or conspiracy. In fiction, the story of a play, novel, romance, or poem, comprising a complication of incidents which are gradually unfolded, sometimes by unexpected means. www.brainydictionary.com /words/pl/plot204008.html   (174 words)

 Literature -- Constructing Plot A plot is a causal sequence of events, the "why" for the things that happen in the story. The plot draws the reader into the character's lives and helps the reader understand the choices that the characters make. A plot's structure is the way in which the story elements are arranged. www.learner.org /exhibits/literature/read/plot1.html   (155 words)

 CNN.com - Agent infiltrated terror cell, U.S. says - Aug 11, 2006 The plot was "intended to be mass murder on an unimaginable scale," London's Metropolitan Police Deputy Commissioner Paul Stephenson said. Chertoff said the plan was reminiscent of a plot by September 11 coordinator Khalid Shaikh Mohammed, who in 1995 had envisioned detonating bombs on 11 airlines possibly traveling over the Pacific Ocean. The plot was "as sophisticated as any we have seen in recent years as far as terrorism is concerned," Chertoff said. www.cnn.com /2006/US/08/10/us.security/index.html   (1231 words)

 ... PLOT ... PLOT was founded in Copenhagen in January 2001 by architects Julien De Smedt and Bjarke Ingels. PLOT was founded in order to develop an architectural practice that turns intense research and analysis of practical as well as theoretical issues into the driving forces of design. A better way to explain the office's design philosophy and process is to explain its name: a narrative is a series of events, that are tied together in a PLOT. www.plot.dk   (221 words)

 The Gunpowder Plot Society Guy Fawkes, as he is really called, is one of thirteen who have conspired to blow up the parliament, the King, and his Lords, thereby throwing the whole country into turmoil, out of which these traitors hoped to raise a new monarch sympathetic to their cause, and return England to its Catholic past. A historical summary from Henry VIII, highlighting events that contributed to the occurrence of the Plot. Threads of research being undertaken by the GPS and its associates, and a summary of the projects we are involved in. www.gunpowder-plot.org   (280 words)

 plot@Everything2.com A plot can be simple, like "the queen wants to hire your party to go retrieve a family heirloom that was stolen by a rival nation," or they can be hideously complex, and nothing is as it seems; each new piece of information leads to yet another plot line (see Tom Clancy and Robert Jordan). The plot is the responsibility of the game master, in who's hands, plot devices are putty to be sculpted. The plot is the sequence of related events in a story. everything2.com /index.pl?node=plot   (604 words)

 Partial Regression Plot Although it can still be useful to generate scatter plots of the response variable against each of the independent variables, this does not take into account the effect of the other independent variables in the model. Partial regression plots attempt to show the effect of adding an additional variable to the model (given that one or more indpendent variables are already in the model). Partial regression plots are most commonly used to identify leverage points and influential data points that might not be leverage points. www.itl.nist.gov /div898/software/dataplot/refman1/auxillar/partregr.htm   (1554 words)

 The GPLOT Procedure : PLOT Statement Creates plots in which an independent variable is plotted on the horizontal axis and a dependent variable is plotted on the left vertical axis. Plot requests of the form y-variable*x-variable=n assign the SYMBOL definition that is designated by n to the plot that is produced by y-variable*x-variable. A separate plot (set of data points) is produced for each unique value of third-variable; all plots are drawn on the same set of axes, and a legend is automatically generated to show the plot symbol and color for each value of the classification variable. www.asu.edu /it/fyi/unix/helpdocs/statistics/sas/sasdoc/sashtml/gref/zot-plot.htm   (3530 words)

 Scatter Plot Matrix This degenerates to an autocorrelation plot on the diagonal. This degenerates to a spectral plot on the diagonal. The scatter plot matrix is redundant in the sense that PLOT Y1 Y2 is equivalent to PLOT Y2 Y1 (with the axes reversed). www.itl.nist.gov /div898/software/dataplot/refman1/auxillar/scatplma.htm   (2555 words)

 PLOT As in the previous example, the PLOT procedure is used to draw the axes and to establish the scaling using the NODATA keyword. FIL = 1./(1+(FREQ/20)^2) ; Plot with a logarithmic x-axis. Plots can be grouped on the display or page in the horizontal and/or vertical directions using the system variable field !P. IDL sets the plot window to produce the given number of plots on each page and moves the window to a new sector at the beginning of each plot. idlastro.gsfc.nasa.gov /idl_html_help/PLOT.html   (3249 words)

 Gnuplot 4.0 Tutorial plot is used to plot 2-d functions and data, while splot plots 3-d surfaces and data. Many items may be customized on the plot, such as the ranges of the axes, the labels of the x and y axes, the style of data point, the style of the lines connecting the data points, and the title of the entire plot. Plots may be displayed in one of eight styles: lines, points, linespoints, impulses, dots, steps, fsteps, histeps, errorbars, xerrorbars, yerrorbars, xyerrorbars, boxes, boxerrorbars, boxxyerrorbars, financebars, candlesticks or vector To specify the line/point style use the plot command as follows: www.duke.edu /~hpgavin/gnuplot.html   (1652 words)

 Visualize your data with gnuplot In 3D plots, you can drag the mouse to rotate the image (pressing control changes only the view of the axes instead; so for graphs that take too long to render, you can change the axes first, and then release the control key to re-render the graph). Also, note that each plot also automatically calculates widths for the axes, tics, and so on -- so you may have to tinker with the margin widths to get the axes of the different plots to line up. In this section, we briefly discuss some of these concepts, and then include a script from one of the gnuplot demo files (electron.dem), which plots an amplitude-frequency response plot of the sort commonly seen in electronics to illustrate their usage. www-128.ibm.com /developerworks/library/l-gnuplot   (5077 words)

 Plot - Wikinfo According to Aristotle's Poetics, a plot in literature is "the arrangement of incidents" that (ideally) each follow plausibly from the other. An example of the type of plot which follows these sorts of lines is the linear plot of development to be discerned within the pages of a bildungsroman novel. A plot is a drawn graphical representation of data, such as the output of a plotter or the process of plotting data by hand. www.wikinfo.org /wiki.php?title=Plot   (1105 words)

 Plot Tips And Tricks The plot line you first choose to carry through the entire first draft is usually directly tied to your strength; strength determines preference. Plot is the struggle between a protagonist who wants something enough to take action against all odds and the antagonists or forces internal and external that work against her. A Plot Planner is simply a line that separates the scenes of a project into those where the energy or power is with the antagonists (above the Plot Planner line) and those where the protagonist is in control or holds the power over the antagonist (below the Plot Planner line). www.blockbusterplots.com /tips.html   (11851 words)

 Plot   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05) A plot, then, is a series of imaginary events designed to create anticipation at a high pitch, either in the form of anxiety (in a story of conflict or mystery), or of curiosity (in a puzzle story). The reverse of this plot is the story in which the central character is the villain; the story ends with his defeat rather than with his victory. A plotted story has a skeletal structure that can be extracted and examined; the story makes sense if you just tell what happens in it. members.aol.com /Raven763/Article33Plot.html   (2632 words)

 Plot of the Inner Solar System   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05) The plot below shows the current location of the major planets (Mercury through Jupiter) and the minor planets that are in the inner region of the solar system. This plot must not be reproduced without the express written consent of the Minor Planet Center. (The equinox directions are the direction of the sun as seen from the earth.) The plot is correct for the date given at the bottom of the plot. cfa-www.harvard.edu /iau/lists/InnerPlot.html   (261 words)

 Theatre Page for 200X @ Theatre with Anatoly Aristotle, in The Poetics, said that plot is the soul of tragedy: it holds story together contains the incidents in the play, produces tragic effects, has the most tragic element (reversals, discoveries). Plot is different from the story -- the story is WHAT happens; the plot is HOW it happens. Plot or Action is one of three structural priciples, according to Aristotle. www.vtheatre.net /200/plot.html   (1622 words)

 Doctors' Plot Encyclopedia Article @ LaunchBase.net (Launch Base)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05) Doctors' Plot Encyclopedia Article @ LaunchBase.net (Launch Base) This page contains quite a lot of relevant information about Doctors' plot. meeting the humble, grateful familyin their tiny home, on their small plot of land... www.launchbase.net /encyclopedia/Doctors%27_plot   (1859 words)

 plot According to the property plot, there should be a lamp stage left. to determine and mark (points), as on plotting paper, by means of measurements or coordinates. to be marked or located by means of measurements or coordinates, as on plotting paper. www.infoplease.com /dictionary/plot   (270 words)

 Plot to Bomb U.S.-Bound Jets Is Foiled British authorities had been secretly watching the alleged conspirators, most of them British citizens of Pakistani origin, since late last year, officials said, and moved in to make arrests after concluding they were close to trying to stage their suicide attacks. Twenty-four people were arrested Thursday in the London area and in Birmingham in connection with a massive plot to blow up airliners in flight from London to the United States. The plot "was sophisticated, it had a lot of members and it was international in scope," Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff told reporters. www.washingtonpost.com /wp-dyn/content/article/2006/08/10/AR2006081000152.html   (681 words)

 virtuaLit Fiction: Elements of Fiction   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05) Plot refers to the series of events that give a story its meaning and effect. In some stories, the author structures the entire plot chronologically, with the first event followed by the second, third, and so on, like beads on a string. In one general view of plot, however—and one that describes many works of fiction—the story begins with rising action as the character experiences conflict through a series of plot complications that entangle him or her more deeply in the problem. bcs.bedfordstmartins.com /virtualit/fiction/elements.asp?e=1   (343 words)

 Airline terror plot - MSNBC.com Eleven people were charged Monday with conspiracy to commit murder in the alleged plot to blow up as many as 10 trans-Atlantic jetliners, British prosecutors said Monday. Details of the new security rules in place at U.S. airports after discovery of the airline plot. 22: Eleven suspects in an alleged plot to blow up U.S.-bound airliners appear in a British court for their first hearing before a judge on terrorism charges. www.msnbc.msn.com /id/14287289   (94 words)

 Details emerge on alleged terror plot - Airline Terror Plot - MSNBC.com Senior U.S. intelligence officials told NBC News that the plot was on British officialsâ€™ radar for about two weeks and that several of the people involved had been monitored for several months when this plot came into view. Britain disclosed no details about the plot or those arrested, although one police official indicated the people in custody were British residents, most of whom lived in east London. A counterterrorism official with knowledge of the plot and Thursdayâ€™s arrests told NBC News that the plotters, who ranged in age from 17 to 35, planned to use false-bottomed sports drink bottles to bring the liquids on board. www.msnbc.msn.com /id/14278216   (985 words)

 FOXNews.com - Terror Plot Suspects Planned 'Dry-Run' of Attacks in Next 2 Days, Sources Say - International News | News ... French Interior Minister Nicolas Sarkozy said the suspects in an alleged plot to "appear to be of Pakistani origin," and Pakistani intelligence officials say they assisted in the arrests. President Bush called the plot a "stark reminder" of the continued threat to the United States from extremist Muslims. Chertoff, the homeland security chief, said the plot had the hallmarks of an operation planned by al-Qaida, the terrorist group behind the Sept. 11 attack on the United States. www.foxnews.com /story/0,2933,207682,00.html   (1994 words)

 Plot Digitizer Plot Digitizer is a Java program used to digitize scanned plots of functional data. Besides digitizing points off of data plots, this program can be used to digitize other types of scanned data (such as scaled drawings or orthographic photos). For plotted data that trends from left to right, you can simply indicate what data you want digitized with a thick paint brush and the program will automatically sort out grid lines, noise, etc, and will attempt to digitize the line for you. plotdigitizer.sourceforge.net   (1050 words)

 BBC NEWS | UK | 'Airlines terror plot' disrupted A plot to blow up planes in flight from the UK to the US and commit "mass murder on an unimaginable scale" has been disrupted, Scotland Yard has said. BBC security correspondent Gordon Corera said the plot was thought to have involved a series of "waves" of simultaneous attacks, targeting three planes each time. According to BBC sources the "principal characters" suspected of being involved in the plot were British-born. news.bbc.co.uk /2/hi/uk_news/4778575.stm   (891 words)

 Plot of the Outer Solar System   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05) The plot below shows the current locations and orbits of the Jovian planets (Jupiter through Neptune) and the current locations of various distant minor bodies. An animated version of this plot, showing the motion of the objects over a 100-year time period, is available from our Animations page. The plot is correct for the date given in the diagram caption. cfa-www.harvard.edu /iau/lists/OuterPlot.html   (261 words)

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