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Geographical distribution

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Geographical distribution See under Distribution.
    • Geographical distribution the natural arrangements of animals and plants in particular regions or districts.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Geographical distribution the department of science that treats of the distribution of animals and plants over certain areas of the globe
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. distribuĕredis, asunder, tribuĕre, tribūtum, to allot.

Usage

In literature:

Turning to geographical distribution, the difficulties encountered on the theory of descent with modification are grave enough.
"On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection" by Charles Darwin
Barriers, in relation to geographical distribution, 216-224.
"Darwin, and After Darwin (Vol. 1 and 3, of 3)" by George John Romanes
By this we do not mean to deny the facts of geographical distribution in the least.
"Introduction to the Science of Sociology" by Robert E. Park
Their geographical distribution is remarkable, like that of the Tha'y.
"The Ethnology of the British Colonies and Dependencies" by Robert Gordon Latham
The Races of Man, and their Geographical Distribution from the German of Oscar Peschel.
"Bible Myths and their Parallels in other Religions" by T. W. Doane
The facts which I have set down relative to the geographic distribution of the government I have myself seen.
"The Arena" by Various
References to works dealing with the taxonomy and geographical distribution of scorpions are given at the end of this article (28).
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 3" by Various
A GEOGRAPHICAL HANDBOOK OF FERNS, with Tables to show their Distribution.
"The Descent of Man and Selection in Relation to Sex, Vol. I (1st edition)" by Charles Darwin
The geographic distribution of fishes, with means of dispersal and restriction.
"A Guide for the Study of Animals" by Worrallo Whitney
But the geographical distribution of birds is rather a climatical one.
"Wake-Robin" by John Burroughs
These various causes of fog-formation maybe considered with advantage in relation to the geographical distribution of fog.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 10, Slice 5" by Various
One of the most interesting facts to the geographer concerning the Eskimos is their peculiar distribution.
"North America" by Israel C. Russell
GEOGRAPHICAL DISTRIBUTION OF THE INDIAN SPECIES.
"Freshwater Sponges, Hydroids & Polyzoa" by Nelson Annandale
GEOGRAPHICAL distribution, as evidence of specific distinctions in man, i.
"The Descent of Man and Selection in Relation to Sex" by Charles Darwin
The observation of the facts of geographical distribution.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 10, Slice 1" by Various
The National Geographic Society very early assumed a meddlesome air in an effort to dictate the distribution of Polar honors.
"My Attainment of the Pole" by Frederick A. Cook
PICKERING'S History of the Races of Man, and their Geographical Distribution.
"An Alphabetical List of Books Contained in Bohn's Libraries (1892)" by Bohn's Libraries
Geographical distribution of cheese factories, 315.
"The Book of Cheese" by Charles Thom and Walter Warner Fisk
This may be inferred with certainty from the geographical distribution of organisms.
"The History of Creation, Vol. II (of 2)" by Ernst Haeckel
It is also this geographical distribution of totems which determines the manner in which the clans are recruited.
"The Elementary Forms of the Religious Life" by Emile Durkheim
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In news:

Each site is itself a highly available cluster, supplemented with additional geographic clustering software to form a distributed, or geographic, cluster.
Geographically Distributed Agile Development.
The incidence and geographical distribution of dengue have greatly increased in recent years.
Chairman and CEO Jeffrey Lorberbaum said in a statement Monday that the acquisition will complement Mohawk 's specialty distribution network and enhance its geographic position.
To get a better picture of the geographic distribution and global expansion of the Top 250, retail activity in 12 geographic sub-regions was tracked.
One integration strategy employed by high-performing hospitals and health systems is the expansion of lower-cost, geographically distributed primary and ambulatory care services to improve access to care.
TransLattice's New TransLattice Automation Kit for Geographically Distributed Databases.
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In science:

With such capabilities at hand, truly distributed task scheduling with minimal latencies would be reachable by internationally distributed collaborations (such as ones in HENP) seeking for scavenging or maximizing on geographically spread computational resources.
Using constraint programming to resolve the multi-source/multi-site data movement paradigm on the Grid
With the addition of a second, independent detector at a geographically different location, the possible sky locations and times of arrival are strongly constrained to lie on the surface described in Section IV A 1, but there is still substantial uncertainty in the marginal distributions for the chosen parameters.
Bayesian coherent analysis of in-spiral gravitational wave signals with a detector network
The second is the par ticipants’ location—that is, whether they ’re geographically colocated or distributed.
AstroSim: Collaborative Visualization of an Astrophysics Simulation in Second Life
CoDeeN (Wang et al., 2004) is an academic testbed for CDN built on top of PlanetLab 8 global research network. The CoDeeN CDN is principally a chain of proxies distributed geographically according to the distribution of PlanetLab nodes.
An Architectural Design for Brokered Collaborative Content Delivery System
Tukey, Exploratory data analysis, Reading, MA: Addison-Wesley, 1977. M. Cataldo, and J. D. Herbsleb, "Communication networks in geographically distributed software development," presented at the CSCW, 2008. M.
Identifying Coordination Problems in Software Development: Finding Mismatches between Software and Project Team Structures
The importance of the geographic distribution of populations for evolutionary dynamics is generally acknowledged and included in several models. A recent review of metapopulation biology can be found in [243].
Biological Evolution and Statistical Physics
The idea of merging the capacity of computers worldwide is particularly appealing for tasks, which demand extensive processing of big amounts of data, located at geographically distributed databases.
Performance evaluation of the GridFTP within the NorduGrid project
Our society is geographically distributed in a way that natural hazards are by no means random .
Cascade-based attacks on complex networks
These limitations mean that results should be extended to different geographic distributions and at-work users with caution.
Household-Specific Regressions Using Clickstream Data
The distribution of geographic distance between friendship is about P r(d) ∝ d−1 which is harmonious with navigability.
The Scaling laws of Spatial Structure in Social Networks
Lambiotte et al. show us a universal phenomenon or just a coincidence? In this letter we will show that with the distribution of geographic distance between friendship is P r(d) ∝ d−1, our social network is navigable, even the population density is nonuniform or some geometry limiting.
The Scaling laws of Spatial Structure in Social Networks
So we think this kind of scale invariant distribution of geographic distance between friendships is universal.
The Scaling laws of Spatial Structure in Social Networks
We also can prove that, our social network is navigable just according to the distribution of geographic distance between friendship is P r(d) ∝ d−1 .
The Scaling laws of Spatial Structure in Social Networks
Glaucoma’) in terms of epistemic, geographical, and organizational distributions.
The Scientometrics of a Triple Helix of University-Industry-Government Relations
Let the agent have the option of optimizing in n or m geographically distributed variables statistically, with time tn or tm respectively the total time spent with these variables optimized, and < Eopt >n and < Eopt >m the respective average optimized energies.
Organization and Complexity in a Nested Hierarchical Spin-Glass like Social Space
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