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Produced or caused by an artifact.
Synonym(s): artifactitious
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(1) Referring to something produced by human hands.
(2) Referring to an inaccurate finding, deviation or alteration of electronic readout or morphology due to some form of systemic error.
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Produced or caused by an artifact.
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, artifactitious (ahr'ti-fak'chū-ăl, -fak-tish'ŭs)
Produced or caused by an artifact.
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Generally the performance metrics are to be evaluated in terms of the percentage as % of hiding failure, % of miss cost, % of artifactual rules and % of the difference between the gains of the attributes.
Previous case reports of patients with artifactual hypoglycaemia in the context of systemic sclerosis with Raynaud's phenomenon all seemingly had very low fasting and random capillary, point-of-care measurements using a glucometer, ranging between 0.61 mmol/L and 3 mmol/L [2, 3, 8, 9].
Falsely low LDL-cholesterol concentrations and artifactual undetectable HDL-cholesterol measured by direct methods in a patient with monoclonal paraprotein.
Thus the sense in which these artifacts and artifactual kinds are human creations does have important consequences for their metaphysics, and for our epistemic relation to them--consequences that mark them as importantly different from the objects and kinds of the natural sciences.
The first key step in the proposed approach is the application of SSA to separate the artifactual components from the raw EEG data.
A 1.3 mm standard DBS lead contact including perhaps a 0.5 mm encapsulation layer is visualized with the least artifactual signal void of 2.1 mm when 3D FSE T2 MR sequence is used.
Chapters consist of methods in discourse analysis (microethnographic, critical, temporal, mediated, and visual discourse analysis and multimodal interaction analysis); arts-based and autoethnographic research (autoethnography, dramatic inquiry, poetic inquiry, a/r/tography, artifactual literacies, and geosemiotics), and analysis of digital technologies, gaming, and web-based research, including cyber-ethnography and multi-method approaches, methods for studying literacies and communities in social media, and analyzing digital texts as literacy artifacts.
White's Here is New York (1949, New York: The Little Bookroom, 1999), which is the source text for Whitehead's collection, does not incorporate shifts in perspective within the structure of the cityscape, but resorts to a static point of view by a narrator sitting in a New York hotel room reporting a city that he experiences as artifactual rather than personal.
TSP-1 was sporadically found (4 cases, expression within intestinal epithelium, see Figure 9) only in samples from patients with IBD (3 in CU and 1 in CD), and it seems to be rather artifactual and insufficient to make any statistical correlation between TSP-1 expression and vascular density or VEGFR-1 expression.
Rather, this purported adverse property may be artifactual and potentially attributable to the use of PPIs in individuals with more serious systemic diseases," said Dr.
Smith, "Eyeing and Wording in Cymbeline" (50-64); Evelyn Tribble, "'O, she's warm': Touch in The Winter's Tale" (65-81); Patricia Cahill, "Falling into Extremity" (82-101); Mary Thomas Crane, "Roman World, Egyptian Earth: Cognitive Difference and Empire in Shakespeare's Antony and Cleopatra" (102-15); Shankar Raman, "Hamlet in Motion" (116-36); Howard Marchitello, "Artifactual Knowledge in Hamlet" (137-53); Adam Rzepka, "'Rich eyes and poor hands': Theaters of Early Modern Experience" (154-71); Allison Kay Deutermann, "'Repeat to me the words of the Echo': Listening to The Tempest" (172-91); Diana E.