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Antonyms for formalism

the doctrine that formal structure rather than content is what should be represented

(philosophy) the philosophical theory that formal (logical or mathematical) statements have no meaning but that its symbols (regarded as physical entities) exhibit a form that has useful applications

the practice of scrupulous adherence to prescribed or external forms

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This example shows that Visual Formalisms are not just drawings, but are semantic representations that can be exploited computationally as well as graphically.
From a programmer's point of view, ACEKit defines several core C++ classes from which Visual Formalisms, Selectors, and application data objects are created.
of Tunis, Tunisia) introduces the Constraint Satisfaction Problem (CSP) formalism and its foundation.
The multi-modeling consists of using several formalisms when one wants to model complex systems whose components are heterogeneous [4].
To obtain such method we shall adapt Quantized State System, described in DEVS, for use in PLA formalism. Originally QSS method was created for solving ODE for continuous systems simulation.
When developing a formal model, one may choose to use textual or graphical techniques (or both) to display formalisms. Formal specifications make use of mathematical notations that offer precise syntax and semantics, which reduces ambiguity when interpreting such specifications [9].
In fact, at the beginning I hoped that the required notion of a computational state had already been made precise by the preexisting formalisms for computation theory, e.g.
On the one hand, there are the new formalisms, determined to restore something approaching Kaplan's beloved rituals of dose reading; on the other, there is the rise of ethical criticism which, antithetical to formalist engagements, seems at times to recycle New Critical humanism but in an extra-textual way, and thus to provide a means of updating the decidedly stale political pieties that, along with the broad interdisciplinary pressures coming from university administrations, have been the undoing of English Studies' disciplinary formation in the last decade.
It is followed by a discussion of the pros and cons of typed and typeless formalisms. From this discussion, we draw the following conclusions:
After analyzing 11 semantic data models, Biller and Neuhold [3] conclude that there are essentially only two types of data modeling formalisms: entity-attribute-relationship (EAR) models and object-relationship (OR) models.
The goal is to answer three central questions, corresponding to three sub-projects of the proposal: (1) What are suitable formal logical representation formalisms for knowledge of agentive responsibility in action, interaction and joint action (2) How can we formally reason about the evaluation of grades of responsibility and risks relative to normative systems (3) How can we perform computational checks of responsibilities in complex intelligent systems interacting with human agents To answer the first two questions, we will design logical specification languages for collective responsibilities and for probability-based graded responsibilities, relative to normative systems.
In natural languages information granules are implicit, he says, but to function fully in intelligent systems, they must be made explicit, which is accomplished with prudent formalisms. His topics include key formalisms for representing information granules and processing mechanisms, information granules of higher type and higher order, the design of information granules, a granular description of data and pattern classification, granular time series, and collaborative and linguistic models of decision making.
Computational phonology has focused on typed feature structures and their representation formalism over sub-phonic feature structures.
"Formalism" may be a lost cause, with its connoted rejection of anything personal, social, imagined, or weird.
Within romantic studies itself, formalism had a bad odor.