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frame of reference

Etymology: AS, framian, to help; L, referre, to carry back
the personal guidelines of an individual, taken as a whole. An individual frame of reference reflects the person's social status, cultural norms, and concepts.

frame of reference

in occupational therapy, the framework assisting the occupational therapy practitioner identify problems, evaluate, develop intervention, and measure outcomes.
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It is not that one reference frame is more accurate than the other.
These three areas are highly involved in visually guided hand actions like reaching and grasping and in creating attentional reference frames that are used to guide such actions.
0q]--charge density of substance in reference frame in which the charge is at rest,
Our research suggests that once a materiel solution concept with operational requirements has been formulated by the users, the acquisition community can place that concept into a three-dimensional reference frame as shown in Figure 2.
If the attitude is constrained by given aerodynamic angles, the aerodynamic and propulsive forces must be converted to an inertial or earth-fixed reference frame by a set of transformations.
All signals in (1) to (12) indicate that they are in stationary reference frame.
The Find_MBRs module accepts a reference frame A which only contains the background of the scene with no moving objects and a current frame B which may or may not contain moving objects.
Because site coordinates are determined in the reference frame of the GPS orbits, the mathematical Earth model for satellite orbit calculation is all-important, including the slow rate of drift of the Earth's tectonic plates and the features embedded on those plates, such as CORS antennas.
Ansys v10 can also account for inertia in rotating structures during modal, transient, and harmonic analysis, in either a stationary or rotating reference frame.
Steady-state rolling is modeled most effectively by using a reference frame attached to the axle of the tire.
It runs on structured grids for aircraft development and design work both in the fixed and rotating reference frame.