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causal factor


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n causal factor a determining or causal element or factor "education is an important determinant of one's outlook on life"
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  • Albert Einstein
    “Thought is the organizing factor in man, intersected between the causal primary instincts and the resulting actions.”


In literature:

As to the deepest causal factor, I should say that tickling is the result of vasomotor shock.
"Studies in the Psychology of Sex, Volume 4 (of 6)" by Havelock Ellis
It is, furthermore, difficult to determine the causal factors for success or failure.
"A Practical Guide to Self-Hypnosis" by Melvin Powers
The investigations made thus far for this causal factor have been fruitless.
"Special Report on Diseases of Cattle" by U.S. Department of Agriculture
What is this but a search for truth, causal factors, and interrelations?
"Adequate Preparation for the Teacher of Biological Sciences in Secondary Schools" by James Daley McDonald
It seems probable indeed that the causal factors are numerous.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Slice 1" by Various
If T involves the price-level in its definition, then T cannot be used as a causal factor to explain the price-level.
"The Value of Money" by Benjamin M. Anderson, Jr.

In science:

The phase factors that lead to violation of causality provide UV cutoffs in loop diagrams.
On general properties of Lorentz invariant formulation of noncommutative quantum field theory
Rather, the variables “capture” the causal associations of factors associated with the exposure that get “mixed” with the true effect of the exposure.
Statistical adjustment for a measure of healthy lifestyle doesn't yield the truth about hormone therapy
In the case of the causal patch, fat geodesic, scale-factor, lightcone time, and CAH+ measures described below, it requires, roughly speaking, that the decay rate of any vacuum in which BBs are produced be larger than the BB formation rate in that vacuum, in some cases in addition to other criteria [64, 47, 48].
Bubble collisions and measures of the multiverse
Other proposals, such as using scale factor time [119–121] (a global measure) or the causal diamond measure [122] (a local one), seem to work better (see [123] for a recent review of both global and local measures)21 .
On the Unlikeliness of Multi-Field Inflation: Bounded Random Potentials and our Vacuum
For the investigation of the causal cones, the metric given by the expression (3.13) cannot be used directly, since the factor in the denominator η( ˙x, ˙x) is not allowed to be zero.
Geometry of generalized higher order fields. Applications to classical linear electrodynamics
At intermediate times, U factorizes into an operator acting on a small tensor factor of this Hilbert space, associated with the smaller causal diamond of this interval of proper time, and one operating on its tensor complement.
Holographic Space-Time Does Not Predict Firewalls
The pattern of overlaps and their dimensions, completely specifies the causal structure and conformal factor of a Lorentzian geometry.
Holographic Space-Time Does Not Predict Firewalls
Hallam, “The case for sea-level change as a dominant causal factor in mass extinction of marine invertebrates,” Phil.
Simple models of evolution and extinction
The only causal way we know of to do this is to have the scale factor accelerate (¨a > 0) at some time in the early history of the Universe .
New physics from the Cosmic Microwave Background
Furthermore, according to Scriven, no other factor is known to be relevant in the development of paresis.7 This description is captured by a simple causal model MP .
Causes and Explanations: A Structural-Model Approach. Part II: Explanations
Classical theory traces the causal relationships between phenomena, starting with the simplest assumption and building in random factors later where necessary.
Homodyne detection and parametric down-conversion: a classical approach applied to proposed "loophole-free" Bell tests
Classical theory traces the causal relationships between phenomena, starting with the simplest assumption and building in random factors later where necessary.
Homodyne detection and optical parametric amplification: a classical approach applied to proposed "loophole-free" Bell tests
K E YWORD S : conjoint testing, external factors, joint distribution, probabilistic causality, mental architectures, metrics on random variables, random outputs, selective influence, stochastic dependenc e, Thurstonian scaling.
Selectivity in Probabilistic Causality: Drawing Arrows from Inputs to Stochastic Outputs
Factors that were varied include n, the number of individuals, r, the largest correlation between the (not included) causal variant and any of the SNPs included in the data set, and the effect size.
Genome-wide association studies with high-dimensional phenotypes
In that case the event horizon shrinks linearly (irrespectively of the sign of ˙a ), while the proper size of a causally connected region scales like the scale factor.
Phenomenological Aspects of the Pre-Big-Bang Scenario in String Cosmology