Diffuseness


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Diffuseness

A measure of a light’s dispersion as it travels from the source. Diffused light is useful for general lighting purposes.
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The challenges posed by legitimacy and efficiency noted earlier are well-rehearsed and reflected in the complexities of contemporary negotiating processes with their expanding range of participants, growing diffuseness of interests, intermingling of policy domains, growing technical difficulties and the demands of coordinating multilateral processes across a large number of organisations and agencies.
The presentation of the book obviously attempts to simulate the experience of having been present at the conference, but, given the fact that certain essays have clearly been considerably revised while others remain unrevised and conference-brief, the overall effect is one of scattershot diffuseness.
Digital photography, a tool for lighting research: high-resolution sampling of spherical luminance maps with digital photographic technologies applied to diffuseness descriptors.
Thus, most disturbing and insoluble about debris becomes its solubility, a diffuseness that permeates imperceptibly, but a violation that the text turns (in)to in an effort to find out what is to be done with debris that does not speak for anyone, but perhaps only, and significantly, to itself.
bar]hiz, and it is one that many of his earlier readers within the tradition draw attention to, is the diffuseness of his discussions of a given topic.
He continues, raising the issue of "the seemingly infinite interchangeability and diffuseness of identities in crowds and objects tracked across time and history that are only seen, momentarily, like a quantum particle at a precise instant of alteration to a new physical state" (113-14).
This is achieved by drawing on printed, written, and spoken accounts, but one of the potential problems of attempting to collect such a diverse range of sources is the potential dissolution into diffuseness and incoherency.
Recommendations to deal with the diffuseness of quality standard approaches include the introduction of monitoring and feedback mechanisms, criteria for the establishment of performance targets, and the involvement of users in the design, implementation and evaluation of quality assurance systems (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development [OECD], 2004).
Far more troubling than this diffuseness, however, was the insinuation imparted by the cartoonish witticism of a number of figural one-liners in the exhibition, that invoking the problem of global warming may be, for some, largely a convenient means of injecting contemporaneity into their work.
This diffuseness is both a strength and a challenge, and throws up particular problems to which we shall return below.
True, there is a measure of clarifying convergence at the novel's conclusion, but the overall journey has a diffuseness that contrasts with the focused forward thrust of Snow Mountain Passage.