deconstruction

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n deconstruction a philosophical theory of criticism (usually of literature or film) that seeks to expose deep-seated contradictions in a work by delving below its surface meaning
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n deconstruction The undoing of what has been constructed or done.
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Usage

In literature:

The little bastards had stolen the deconstructed ride-debris and brought it here.
"Makers" by Cory Doctorow
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In news:

Pianist Lambis Vassiliadis deconstructs the Mephisto Waltz No.1 of Franz Liszt from the keyboard, and performs an excerpt from the Liszt transcription of Beethoven's Symphony No.
A lynching deconstructed, in Charles Smith's The Gospel According to James.
LONDON – A deconstruction of the Galaxy S3 E210s mobile phone from Samsung by ABI Research has revealed that Samsung has dropped an externally supplied modem in favor of an internally developed one.
If James L Brooks's "As Good as It Gets" and Woody Allen's "Deconstructing Harry" are any indication, we've got a new kind of men's picture on our hands.
Miss USA's win, and symbolism , being deconstructed by bloggers.
Obama's job creation rhetoric, deconstructed.
From data-crunching math witch Political Math comes the most polished, efficient, accessible deconstruction of Obama's job creation talking point yet produced.
2012ASA agreed to wait until after the election to deconstruct empire.
From coast to coast, building materials reuse stores provide markets that channel deconstructed lumber and other materials into homes and factories.
In the same way that Christmas, birthdays and graduations are letdowns because they're wrapped up in so many expectations, Valentine's Day is sure to be a bummer if you deconstruct it.
Wanton Deconstruction In this Gothic farce, an English teacher combats academic dysfunction.
Deconstructed lobster pot pie @ Acadia had all the hallmarks of a signature dish.
Listen to Kesha's Acoustic Version of 'Die Young' From 'Deconstructed' EP.
The 'Die Young' singer will release a five-song EP called 'Deconstructed' through her fan store with the fan edition of her 'Warrior' album, due Dec 4.
Singer premieres Deconstructed 'Die Young,' announces acoustic EP.
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In science:

In Section 3.4 we derive the continuum Seiberg-Witten curve from the deconstructed theory and show that it matches the curve of the continuous theory.
Exact Results in 5D from Instantons and Deconstruction
Section 3.5 is devoted to a detailed discussion of the matching of moduli between the continuous and deconstructed theories.
Exact Results in 5D from Instantons and Deconstruction
This is an important issue, somewhat complicated by the fact that relations between moduli receive corrections from the quantum modification of the moduli space of the individual gauge groups of the deconstructed theory.
Exact Results in 5D from Instantons and Deconstruction
In Section 3.5.3, motivated by the brane picture, we point out the existence of a special flat direction where corrections to the holomorphic deconstructed theory moduli from instantons in the broken gauge groups vanish.
Exact Results in 5D from Instantons and Deconstruction
Therefore, it is meaningful to compare instanton-induced nonperturbative effects in the continuum 5D and deconstructed large-N 4D theories.
Exact Results in 5D from Instantons and Deconstruction
In this section we will study the 5D theory using deconstruction. A deconstructed version of a 5D theory is a 4D gauge theory.
Exact Results in 5D from Instantons and Deconstruction
The deconstructed version of the theory discussed here was proposed in , and we refer the reader there for a demonstration of the perturbative agreement of the deconstructed and continuum theories.
Exact Results in 5D from Instantons and Deconstruction
In what follows we demonstrate exact nonperturbative agreement of the gauge coupling functions in the deconstructed and continuum theories.
Exact Results in 5D from Instantons and Deconstruction
The comparison between the deconstructed and the continuum theories has to be done in the (infinitely) strong coupling regime of the deconstructed theory.
Exact Results in 5D from Instantons and Deconstruction
We now discuss the analogs of the large gauge transformations (2.40) and (2.42) in the deconstructed theory and their relation to the instanton calculus.
Exact Results in 5D from Instantons and Deconstruction
The KK masses in the deconstructed theory are given by the lengths of the strings stretched between the branes in a given ZN wedge and their images.
Exact Results in 5D from Instantons and Deconstruction
It is interesting to note that the brane picture suggests that string theory T-duality may be underlying deconstruction, at least in the supersymmetric cases.
Exact Results in 5D from Instantons and Deconstruction
There may a priori be instanton corrections to these matching relations, but we can make precise the correspondence between the parameters of the deconstructed and continuum Seiberg-Witten curves as follows.
Exact Results in 5D from Instantons and Deconstruction
Hence, deconstruction leads us to suspect that the origin of the function f (πRΛ) in (2.24) are the diagonal instantons that relate these moduli.
Exact Results in 5D from Instantons and Deconstruction
However, this possibility implies that matching of additional operators between deconstructed and continuous theories may be rather non-trivial.
Exact Results in 5D from Instantons and Deconstruction
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