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an inference that if things agree in some respects they probably agree in others

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drawing a comparison in order to show a similarity in some respect

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the religious belief that between creature and creator no similarity can be found so great but that the dissimilarity is always greater

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The workshop included 11 papers representing a range of computational analogy research methods and topics, including corpus mining for analogies, analogical proportions, analogy for natural language processing, design by analogy, analogy tutors, and instruction for analogical agents.
A possible reason for this is the analogy proposed in the textbook [1] between the polarization of the dielectric [mathematical expression not reproducible] ([[mu].
At the core of Anderson's argument is a reading of analogy or analogical thinking from Aristotle inherited by Bacon, Galileo, and Descartes.
Some people might be sympathetic to Trump Jr 's analogy and not the feminist argument, and vice versa.
Previous models of analogy, including prior versions of SME, have not been able to scale to the size of representations that people tend to use.
Personal analogy emphasizes empathetic involvement or an imitation by oneself of another object; meanwhile, direct analogy is a simple comparison of two objects or concepts.
Proponents of the popular central sensitization analogy have put forward five types of evidence --psychophysical, neuroimaging, genetic, neurotransmitters, and treatments--to support their view, but Dr.
This study develops these earlier studies of botanical poetry and analogy to present a new kind of analogy as a way of understanding the didactic function of plant names and the ways in which both poets' works convey both aesthetic experience and technical knowledge.
Avicenna's account of analogy emerges in the context of his identification of kinds of shared names that are not univocal.
Wilbers and Duit (2001) debates that both Gentner and Holyoaks consider propositionally based knowledge as a starting point for analogy use.
The central thesis of Douglas Hofstadter and Emmanuel Sander's massive new tome, Surfaces and Essences: Analogy as the Fuel and Fire of Thinking, is as follows: "the spotting of analogies pervade every moment of our thought .
McCaffrey, last featured here addressing the related matter of "functional fixedness" -- the mental block that stops us seeing alternative uses for everyday objects -- begins with an observation: most creative breakthroughs arise through analogy.
So, in this case we see an analogy between the two systems (similarity of relationships between objects), but not a literal similarity (very little in the way of object-attribute similarities between domains).
Deep analogies consider how the target concept is similar to the analogy and, since all analogies are imperfect, explore where the analogy breaks down.