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- n. a group of things arranged by category; a classification
- n. the process of sorting or arranging things into categories or classes
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act or process of placing in a category or list; a classification.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the act of distributing things into classes or categories of the same type
- n. the basic cognitive process of arranging into classes or categories
- n. a group of people or things arranged by class or category
Sorry, no etymologies found.
Umeda states that this categorization is not unreasonable.
In this light, even the discussion about successors to Heinlein nags at me, because I see it, perhaps unfairly, as another aspect of trying to come up with easy categorization in a field where such categorization is anything but easy and where labels create false expectation after false expectation.
However, the historian María de Los Angeles Romero Frizzi suggests that "the linguistic categorization is somewhat misleading" partly because "the majority of indigenous peoples in Oaxaca identify more closely with their village or their community than with their ethnolinguistic group."
Before we answer that, it needs to be pointed out that, especially in the past century, such overarching categorization is ignoring a lot — neo-this and - that, jazz-classical hybrids, various nationalist styles, that whole Hindemith thing, &c.
I'm not a big believer in categorization, my own self, except in the sense of "I read a book (x-- let's pick War for the Oaks, as for many people it's * the* type example of what they mean when they say" urban fantasy ") and I loved it; what else can I read that's like War for the Oaks?"
Such a categorization is every bit as unhelpful as the attempts by John Grant and others to define fantasy in a way that excludes The Lord of the Rings.
While one can use the term in that way, it would be unclear what value it would have to categorize sexual practices in a culture contrary to the way that they do unless one presumes that that categorization is not merely a formal one but one that actually does capture the relevant events in a superior way. close window
I think that the power of an innovation like algorithmic web categorization is that you can scale from a couple of niches (like politics, travel, and health) to many niches very quickly.
For those suppliers that meet qualifications of "Maximize" suppliers the categorization translates into additional opportunities at gaining new business from the provider of aviation electronics.
They were then required to do a word categorization task, while the words "science" and "God" were flashed intermittently (and too fast for the subjects to be consciously aware of.)