misattribution


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misattribution

(mis″a-trĭ-bū′shŏn)
A false, incorrect, or mistaken attribution, assignment, or ascription.
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Rapid recognition of KLS can prevent misattribution of symptoms, unnecessary treatment, and missed opportunities for care.
The psi theory is covered much more briefly (2 pages in comparison to over 4 for misattribution) and focuses on problems of repeatability and methodological issues, so that much space is devoted to controversies that seem likely to apply equally to the other theories, at the expense of coverage of actual findings.
Misattribution of charges would result from the incorrect attribution of charges to a patient to whom the hospital did not provide specific services or goods.
(...) Talk about fetishism is especially concerned with the misattribution of agency, responsibility, and desires to objects, to what the observer knows to be mere dead matter" (KEANE, 2007, p.179).
If there are gaps in provenance -- an unexplained missing link in the chain of evidence, or signs of misattribution -- then those anomalies should be flagged automatically.
Identifying the responsible party, if possible at all, takes time; and the risk of misattribution is always there.
Admittedly, such misattribution is hard to avoid, and Spevack does pay attention to the difficulty of determining al-Bajuri's voice, yet in this way the intellectual portrait of al-Bajuri that is painted somewhat overestimates his contribution.
In comparison, the reciprocal misattribution and misdating of Charles Baudelaire's "Correspondances" and Arthur Rimbaud's "Voyelles" (161)--another fruit of the book's hasty editing--sound almost Nabokovian, like a joke Quilty could have planted in a motel register for Humbert Humbert's torment.
Moving westward, the misattribution to Lord Chesterfield of both Clements and Ligonier's contributions to Phoenix Park is conclusively corrected.
At the very least the past is being 'observed' from a different point of view, in some cases it has been altered by misattribution, manipulation or delusion.
In the early twentieth century, close attention to the work's authorial acrostic called into doubt a sixteenth-century misattribution of the work to Johnannes de Muris that had persisted for centuries, and the evidence--or lack thereof--in surviving manuscripts does not support such a conclusion, either.
In addition to the visual formation and style of Botticini, Sliwka also addresses from a historical perspective the misattribution of the panel to Sandro Botticelli.