problem space

problem space

[′präb·ləm ‚spās]
(physiology)
A mental representation of a problem that contains knowledge of the initial state and the goal state of the problem as well as possible intermediate states that must be searched in order to link up the beginning and the end of the task.
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To help understand the problem space and to facilitate opportunities for collaboration, an event will be held at RAF Brize Norton on 1 October 2019.
"We really reached out quite broadly to learn what problems they have, see how indeed they all seem to share a common problem space and then tackle those types of...
Whitney agrees, adding Our military partners gave us a detailed understanding of the Army problem space, helped us build relationships with the units were collecting data from, and worked through the logistics of field data collection.
Examples of changes to the problem space that affect the complexity of the decision space include battle tempo (or reaction time), the number of simultaneously occurring threats (or battle events), the severity of the consequences of battle events, the heterogeneity of threats (due to threat type or spatial domain), and the scope of the event or events (in terms of area or population affected).
JR: There is a huge amount of hype currently around AI, and this can bring pressures for companies or teams to set up an AI project without fully understanding the problem space. Obstacles to a successful project include: not defining a clear problem statement; not having suitable data (too small a data set, too dirty; or locked in data silos); or also, not having good communication between the business user and the IT/IS/data science teams.
The THERE model (T eacher as Outlaw; H onors Courses Fit; E xpand Problem Space; R eveal ZOPED (zone of proximal development); E ngage Real World) to show transgression as "getting there" and that transgression, in pedagogy, is always the "there" there.
Thoroughly work through the reframed problem space conceptually, no matter how frightening the new representation might be.
"Whatever the problem space, founders need to have that laser focus.
"We welcome proposals from any social science or related discipline that foster insights into the impact of technology on contemporary society in this problem space. The WhatsApp Research Awards will provide funding for independent research proposals that are designed to be shared with WhatsApp, Facebook, and wider scholarly and policy communities.
Murphy contests the concept of population for its epistemological framing of life, which she finds "profoundly objectifying and dehumanizing." In particular, she rejects this concept because "entwined histories of colonialism, governmentality, and capitalism are very much persistent in population as a problem space, manifest in the bodies and places that have had to bear the problem of population" (p.
"I can either do what my customers ask me to do, and then my customers would supply those customers, or I can get out ahead of that and understand the problem space that the manufacturers work in," she adds.
As students grapple with competing interpretations of an historic event or with unfamiliar worldviews, they enter what Reisman (2015) called the historical problem space, where they are confronted with the tension between their contemporary values and worldviews and those held by historical actors.

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