microstate


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microstate

[′mī·krə‚stāt]
(statistical mechanics)
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The economic reality of most island microstates is one of resource and financial poverty rather than the sun- and-sea idyll portrayed by tourist industry marketing.
The Causal) triplet (Cause-Effect-Cause) of velocity--position at a given time is a Causal Microstate.
Al Jazeera's repeated insistence on its independence notwithstanding, the network is in essence a media venture that is based in Doha and sponsored by Qatar, a Gulf state with immense oil and gas resources that has in recent years strived to brand itself as a forward-looking microstate (Peterson, 2006).
This incidentally raises the question of what criteria should be used to determine what is an island microstate or a micro-economy?
The challenges facing the microstate of Sao Tome and Principe are typical of small states around the world: high per capita running costs for all institutions, a narrow economic base and a lack of international influence.
The resting microstate networks (RMN): cortical distributions, dynamics, and frequency specific information flow.
San Marino is a mountainous microstate situated on the Italian Peninsula with a population of just 32,000.
Today's trip to the microstate of San Marino will be the 29-year-old's 106th international appearance and could see him enter the record books.
This evening's trip to the microstate of San Marino will be the 29-year-old's 106th international appearance and could see him enter the record books.
There have of course been many studies examining the media coverage of Israel, and more specifically the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, (5) but these studies typically pit the state of Israel against a people or an unrecognized microstate, or a collection of "Arab states" or "pro-Palestinian actors".
Microstate analysis yields a repertoire of short-lasting functional states, termed "classes," described by topographic pattern, occurrence frequency, duration, and temporal sequence, or "syntax" (Koenig et al.
As the spiritual heart of Catholicism, the Vatican, which occupies just 109 acres in the center of Rome, doubled as a political entity long before the Italian Lateran Treaty created a microstate, Vatican City, around it in 1929.