domino theory

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n domino theory the political theory that if one nation comes under communist control then neighboring nations will also come under communist control
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Usage

In literature:

The domino theory deception makes the claim that if one thing happens another will invariably follow.
"Sequential Problem Solving" by Fredric Lozo
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In news:

Candace Woodson and The Domino Theory .
Podcast with ARC on " Domino Theory ".
An African Domino Theory, Examined.
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In science:

On the other hand, as follows from the theory of monomer-dimer systems , phase transitions can only occur for tilings with vanishing monomino density, regardless of the dimensionality of the system – these phases are the (pure) domino tilings mentioned above.
Random Tilings: Concepts and Examples
The complements we have given to the facts stated in [CaLe] result in a fairly complete and elegant theory for domino tableaux, which forms a nice parallel to the theory for ordinary tableaux, as described in [vLee5].
Some bijective correspondences involving domino tableaux
How fast do dominoes fall?” The “domino theory of Southeast Asia” says that if Vietnam falls, then Laos falls, then Cambodia falls, and so on.
Domino Waves
LAM, On domino insertion and Kazhdan– Lusztig cells in type B n , Representation theory of algebraic groups and quantum groups, 33-54, Progr.
Conjugacy classes of involutions and Kazhdan-Lusztig cells
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