subject area

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n subject area a branch of knowledge "in what discipline is his doctorate?","teachers should be well trained in their subject","anthropology is the study of human beings"
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Usage

In literature:

Areas of the skin subjected to prolonged contact are deadened, will turn black and peel.
"The Science of Fingerprints" by Federal Bureau of Investigation
But within this limited area he revels in a great variety of subjects.
"Japanese Literature" by Various
The subject of leadership entails inquiry into each of these areas.
"The Fair Play Settlers of the West Branch Valley, 1769-1784" by George D. Wolf
Other parts of the sensitive tissues are subject occasionally to the same fate, and at times large areas will be found dead.
"Special Report on Diseases of the Horse" by United States Department of Agriculture
The large dry area is subject to extensive and complete crop failures.
"The Panjab, North-West Frontier Province, and Kashmir" by Sir James McCrone Douie
Experiments on this subject have shown that a certain area of soil is only able to support the healthy growth of a certain number of plants.
"Manures and the principles of manuring" by Charles Morton Aikman
Little boys are at liberty to do so, subject to unimportant reservations, limiting the area at their disposal for the practice.
"When Ghost Meets Ghost" by William Frend De Morgan
We consider the occupied area to be under our military jurisdiction, and subject to property seizures.
"The Ties That Bind" by Walter Miller
The area of Australia subject to a rainfall of from 10 to 20 in.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 8" by Various
Being the most valuable timber species of the area, walnut has been subjected to heavy cutting over the past 85 years.
"The Forest Habitat of the University of Kansas Natural History Reservation" by Henry S. Fitch
This area, at one time very extensive, gradually contracted as subject tribes and towns acquired independence.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Slice 5" by Various
At last great areas of Europe were in a state of siege and subject to nightly raids.
"A Short History of the World" by H. G. Wells
The entire area of the Mississippi River Valley now subject to overflow is about 29,000 square miles.
"Our National Defense:" by George Hebard Maxwell
The validity of this figure can be subjected to a check through comparison by area.
"The Aboriginal Population of the San Joaquin Valley, California" by Sherburne F. Cook
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In news:

When I began working in the area, the subject was utterly unfashionable.
On the subject of anatomy, I'd bet this site contains one area you've never considered.
Health of Modesto area rivers popular subject.
The ordinance would have subjected dog owners to fines if their dogs barked for more than 10 minutes straight between midnight and 6 am, It would have applied only to residential-zoned areas of the county.
The area subject to the assessment is larger than the entire state of West Virginia.
Napster, the Bay Area-founded online peer-to-peer music sharing site that revolutionized the music business, is the subject of a new documentary film.
The district's first step was to enact the Mississippi Subject Area Testing Program remediation program.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — State education leaders have agreed to replace the Ohio Graduation Test with a nationally standardized college readiness test, such as the ACT, and 10 subject-area exams .
That test and the 10 subject-area exams that replace the OGT would be required by the 2014-15 school year.
She is considered one of the area's top experts on the subject.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — State education leaders have agreed on a plan for replacing the Ohio Graduation Test with a nationally standardized college readiness test, such as the ACT, and 10 subject-area exams.
Some areas were subject to minor flooding Tuesday, the worst being Bear Lake.
Sat Jun 06, 2009 9:58 am Post subject: NEWEST NIGHT CLUB IN THE BAY AREA " LUX 261".
Post photographers are sharing their favorite area locations — whether for great lighting, interesting subjects or whatever catches their eye.
People or companies agree to pay whatever they like for grades in certain subject areas.
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In science:

This subject area has captured the attention of scientists and mathematicians in diverse fields.
Complex Systems
These ideas form the areas of use of IT in context of information science. Of the three ideas, the relevance is most complex due to its inherent subjectivity (Meadows 2008). A detailed account of the literature on relevance can be found in (Mizzaro 1997).
On challenges and opportunities of designing integrated IT platforms for supporting knowledge works in organizations
It is necessary to not only follow but also sometimes to take the lead by including seminal research areas as subjects in Engineering.
Approaches to Curriculum and Teaching Materials to Bring Out Better Skilled Software Engineers-An Indian Perspective
According to , the shapes of the vesicles should be minimizers of the elastic energy E subject to prescribed area and enclosed volume.
Willmore minimizers with prescribed isoperimetric ratio
The study of galaxy LFs is now a vast subject area spanning a broad range of wavelengths and probing back to the earliest galaxies.
Shedding Light on the Galaxy Luminosity Function
In computer science and related subjects, people have started to explore socially inspired systems, e.g. in P2P networks (Hales and Edmonds, 2005), in robotics (Fong et al, 2003), in neuroscience (Todorov et al., 2006), and in the area of agent systems (e.g.
FuturICT
These regional (or cultural) differences in preferred subject area are also reflected in the extragalactic fraction in different journals: 62% for ApJ, 83% for MNRAS, 30% for A&A, 47% for Nature.
Scientific impact of large telescopes
But more importantly, the subject can help to bring into focus the importance of discussing, debating, and challenging current thinking in a variety of areas, instead of viewing science simply as an assemblage of facts (some of which may not even be facts). Science is about understanding, insight, and ideas.
Teaching About Nature's Nuclear Reactors
Thus, to a very large extent, the core subject area covered in these sessions was γ -ray astronomy above 1 GeV (and particularly the observational results from ground-based telescopes operating in the very high energy (VHE) regime above 50 GeV).
The Status of VHE Gamma-Ray Astronomy
Even though we are analyzing two separate datasets, they overlap in subject area and time span.
Information Diffusion in Computer Science Citation Networks
It is a subject area which is well-served by reviews, both technical and non-specialist [2, 3], as well as textbooks and this brief conference summary is certainly not intended to compete with these nor even cover all the activity of the Dresden meeting.
Quantum Criticality and Novel Phases: Summary and Outlook
Significance in our sense means active voxels in single -subject experiments or an area that differs between groups. T is the number of Type II errors or the number of false negatives (null hypotheses not declared significant).
Efficient statistical analysis of large correlated multivariate datasets: a case study on brain connectivity matrices
Abstract – Ontologies have been used for the purpose of bringing system and consistency to subject and knowledge areas.
Multi-Connected Ontologies
Pre-requisite knowledge domains indicate that one area of subject knowledge must be taught prior to another. This is a consequence of knowledge building on previous knowledge.
Multi-Connected Ontologies
Countries with research results in all subject areas were included.
An empirical study to order citation statistics between subject fields
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