To test the influence of perceived naturalness
on consumer preferences for produce from urban farms, we conducted an online survey in Spring 2016 that included 173 student participants.
is often seen as a particularly central concept in the US (Cole and Yung 2010: 2), Sweden is also a case with a historically strong focus on naturalness
, as the first country in Europe to establish national parks, consisting of supposedly pristine nature providing images of a mythic past and fostering a national identity (Mels 2002).
Indicators of perceived naturalness
as drivers of landscape preference, Journal of Environmental Management 90(1): 375-383.
Since neither statistical normality nor non-pathological normality (as ideal normality or functional normality) do not offer satisfactory interpretations for what is meant by the unnaturalness of neuro-enhancement, one might suggest that naturalness
and normality in this context refer to what is typical of healthy human beings (Sparrow 2010:117).
Many systems based on formant synthesis technology generate artificial, robotic-sounding However, maximum naturalness
is not always the goal of a speech synthesis system, and hence formant synthesis systems have advantages over concatenative systems, where naturalness
is not major concern.
The two basic kinds of presuppositions are naturalness
scales and rules of alignment among corresponding values of any two scales.
Three years ago at the School of American Ballet's spring workshop, she had such a lovely naturalness
and fluidity that I singled her out of tire crowd.
We can point to the annual cycle of decay and declare the naturalness
of death in the midst of things for the sake of the new life to come.
Although adding transparency improved the naturalness
of computer-generated black and dark-brown hair, blond hair still looked lifeless.
However, the subject was judged to speak at a slower rate with less effort, and with less naturalness
Apart from the unique timbre of his voice, there is a freshly scrubbed wholesomeness to his sound, a naturalness
and ease in his delivery and a general joie de vivre that are missing in many others.
In addition to setting the scene, the surrounding greenery, blue sky, and balmy light can also be regarded as signs of the somewhat paradoxical naturalness
of the men fraternizing and hooking up, caught--or about to be--in the calm eye of gathering hurricane AIDS.