operant conditioning


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n operant conditioning conditioning in which an operant response is brought under stimulus control by virtue of presenting reinforcement contingent upon the occurrence of the operant response
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In literature:

All these conditions operate in favor of the South African field, which is becoming increasingly important as a source of supply.
"An African Adventure" by Isaac F. Marcosson
The army was soon in a condition to defy the operations of the enemy, who were wise enough not to molest it.
"The Young Lieutenant" by Oliver Optic
To a Russian's success in almost any commercial or industrial venture, the co-operation of the German was an indispensable condition.
"England and Germany" by Emile Joseph Dillon
The value of an author's statement depends solely on the conditions under which he performed certain mental operations.
"Introduction to the Study of History" by Charles V. Langlois
Diseased conditions may at any time supervene during the treatment and render the operation unsuccessful.
"Special Report on Diseases of Cattle" by U.S. Department of Agriculture
When there is a need and conditions are favorable the co-operative movement comes into being.
"A Stake in the Land" by Peter Alexander Speek
The conditions of the world economy are imposing upon the farmer the necessity of co-operation.
"The Evolution of the Country Community" by Warren H. Wilson
Dave and Dolly were allowed upstairs during operations, on stringent conditions; or, rather, it should be said, on a stringent condition.
"When Ghost Meets Ghost" by William Frend De Morgan
Carefully, Mike switched the sequence that would put them into active condition but not operate.
"Where I Wasn't Going" by Walt Richmond
Enzyme systems operate under specific optimum conditions, right?
"Contamination Crew" by Alan Edward Nourse
The conditions under which this operation has to be carried out present many difficulties, especially in rough water.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 7, Slice 3" by Various
It must not be forgotten that our scholar in war worked under two powerful stimuli, neither of them operative under ordinary conditions.
"Some War-time Lessons" by Frederick P. (Frederick Paul) Keppel
The day following the operation, Chiquita's first duties were to take Jack's temperature and respiration, and note other conditions.
"Chiquita, an American Novel" by Merrill Tileston
Under these conditions, therefore, the operator can safely leave the arc for many minutes at a time.
"Optical Projection" by Lewis Wright
Operations ceased from 1861 to 1863 because of difficult wartime conditions in the border city of Baltimore.
"The Engineering Contributions of Wendel Bollman" by Robert M. Vogel
Precisely such conditions as are here specified have been in practical operation for many years.
"Prisoners of Poverty" by Helen Campbell
The second and third operated to communicate to them ideas for which their new conditions of life had made them ready.
"A Short History of English Liberalism" by Walter Lyon Blease
In 1789, the Constitution of the United States went into operation; New York being a party to its creation and conditions.
"The Chainbearer" by J. Fenimore Cooper
Until the cattle and horses were in better condition, it was quite impossible to continue offensive operations.
"The Cape and the Kaffirs" by Harriet Ward
The uncomfortable and trying conditions made for unity and co-operation among the prisoners themselves.
"13 Days" by John Alan Lyde Caunter

In news:

Part 1 of a two-part article examining the effect of economizer operation on the comfort of spaces served by constant-volume air-conditioning systems.
Manufactured from heavy-duty rubber compounds, the NU-AIR TYRE is designed to withstand the harshest operating conditions and heavy loads.
10 tips for making rugged control systems include knowing the end user of the product, how the product will be used, and operating conditions.
Douglas County commissioners will be asked on Wednesday to approve a conditional use permit for a new 434-acre sand pit mining operation near Eudora.
There were exacting requirements for precision and weather conditions during the operation, which was a success.
It may be later than they wanted, but Sierra Nevada resort operators are rejoicing after a string of storms produced the season's best skiing conditions.
Operating conditions normally are 100 psig at about 150°F.
More than 110 snowplow operators are currently participating in an intensive training program to prepare them for the worst road conditions a typical Minnesota winter has to offer.
The Jewish Federation of Eastern Connecticut has restarted its Operation Cool Down air condition er program.
" Consolidating our US operations will improve our ability to quickly shift the focus of our workforce between project areas as economic conditions dictate, " said Dave Hager, Devon's executive vice president of exploration and production.
SurgeX, a manufacturer or AC surge elimination and power conditioning products, announced the merger of its North American operations with Electronic Systems Protection ( ESP ), a manufacturer of power protection technology.
Koch Oil Sands Operating ULC has received conditional approval to build and operate the Gemini thermal oil sands project near Beaverdam in the Cold Lake area of Alberta.
Maryland has received conditional approval by the federal government to operate a state-based health insurance exchange in 2014, Lt Gov.
Operating safely in adverse conditions depends on a number of common sense procedures.
Operate Safely in Winter Conditions.

In science:

Compagner, Operational conditions for random-number generation, Phys.
An Introduction to Monte Carlo Simulation of Statistical physics Problem
If this condition is satisfied, then the coarse grid operator A2h is a Gal¨erkin operator.
Variational Principles in General Relativity
Thus, we replace the Kraus operators mµ in Eq. (11) by mµ ˜u with ˜u being an SU (2) operator that fulfills the parallel transport conditions Eq. (20).
Generalization of geometric phase to completely positive maps
Here is considered a particular class of operators satisfying conditions of §3.28 for which the operator E (V ; T ) is defined for each spectral set V , V ⊂ σ(T ).
Line antiderivations over local fields and their applications
The condition that P± is pseudodifferential we substitute by the condition: P± commutes with the algebra action up to compact operators.
Correspondences and index
This technique can be applied for any detector with similar operational conditions.
Design and performance of LED calibration system prototype for the lead tungstate crystal calorimeter
Observe, first of all, that although “any Xi preserves any form θj ”, the condition in quotation marks does not survive the operation (2) of complete prolongation whereas the condition “preserve D” is not so strong and survives it.
How to realize Lie algebras by vector fields
Tight Pulse Height Analysis (PHA) control was used to eliminate to the degree possible any interference from higher-order lines. § Operating conditions were the following: excitation voltage, 15 kV; beam current, 40 nA; peak count time, 500 s; background count time, 250 s; and spot diameter, 10 µm.
Tl2Ba2CuO6+d Brings Spectroscopic Probes Deep Into the Overdoped Regime of the High-Tc Cuprates
The ma jor performance specifications, results, and the primary operating conditions during which these specifications apply, for the ALMA prototype antennas are listed in Table 2.
Evaluation of the ALMA Prototype Antennas
We would like to note that measurements of the dynamical behaviour of the antenna under operational conditions at this level of accuracy are extremely hard to perform radiometrically.
Evaluation of the ALMA Prototype Antennas
This implies that testing and evaluating such protocols under real operating conditions is crucial to ensure adequate functionality and performance.
Rapid Prototyping over IEEE 802.11
On the other hand, the operator with potential and only Dirichlet conditions can easily be compared to the Dirichlet operator without any potential by Lemma 15.
Uniform existence of the integrated density of states for random Schr\"odinger operators on metric graphs over $\mathbb{Z}^d$
Each ω gives rise to a Laplace operator with the following boundary conditions: if the −j -th component of the random variable associated to the vertex x has the value one, then the edge [x − ej , x] is decoupled from x by a Dirichlet boundary condition.
Uniform existence of the integrated density of states for random Schr\"odinger operators on metric graphs over $\mathbb{Z}^d$
Dirac operator under both the gAPS boundary condition and the mgAPS boundary condition.
Eigenvalue estimates for Dirac operator with the generalized APS boundary condition
These facts imply that the fundamental Dirac operator D is self-adjoint under the gAPS boundary condition and the gmAPS boundary condition and hence it has real and discrete eigenvalues.
Eigenvalue estimates for Dirac operator with the generalized APS boundary condition