CONvergence

CONvergence is an annual convention for fans of Science Fiction and Fantasy in all media: a 4-day event with more than 6,000 members. This fan-run SciFi convention is held annually at the Doubletree by Hilton Bloomington on the first full weekend in July in Minnesota, United States. ==Happenings== CONvergence runs many parallel programming tracks,...
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convergence

Inward movement of both eyes toward each other, usually in an effort to maintain single binocular vision as an object approaches
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convergence

The coming together of two lithospheric plates. Convergence causes subduction when one or both plates is oceanic, and mountain formation when both plates are continental. See also divergence.
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convergence

(from the article `drafting`) ...can all be interpreted in terms of what is known as central projection. Lines of sight may be thought of as extending from the points of the ... ...in two eye-muscle systems called the ciliary muscles and the rectus muscles. The ciliary effect is called accommodation (focusing the lens for ... [2 rela...
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convergence

(from the article `Media and Publishing`) Convergence—the integration of a company`s media operations, including TV, radio, print, and online to achieve editorial and business efficiencies ...
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convergence

(from the article `ocean`) ...say, of 1° C, may result in a large change in the evaporation of water into the atmosphere. The increased water vapour in the lower atmosphere is ... A deep convergence of air must occur in the troposphere between the surface and a height of seven kilometres that produces a cyclonic circulation in ... ...
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convergence

(from the article `The Rodent That Acts Like a Hippo`) ...therefore, exert similar pressures on the evolution of the animals living in each. As a result, unrelated species may be similar in many ways. ... ...but, because of historic differences in environment, the behaviour of humans is, in many ways, more like that of wolves, which exp...
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convergence

(kәn-vur´jәns) the coordinated inclination of the two lines of sight towards their common point of fixation, or the point itself.
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convergence

(L: cum/com/con=with ;vergere to incline) 1) (of rocks): occurs when two types of rock, initially different, become similar in content through metamorphism. (of sediment): when two layers become close together through the thinning of the intervening strata; 2) (in evolution): when two groups of living things come to look alike because they have ada...
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convergence

[n] - the occurrence of two or more things coming together 2. [n] - the approach of an infinite series to a finite limit 3. [n] - the act of converging (coming closer)
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Convergence

• (n.) Alt. of Convergency
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convergence

<microscopy> In colour video cameras and monitors, the precise alignment of the images or pictures in the three primary colours (red, green and blue). A lack of convergence gives rise to asymmetrically coloured fringes. ... (05 Aug 1998) ...
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convergence

convergency noun the act of converging (coming closer)
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convergence

convergency noun the approach of an infinite series to a finite limit
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Convergence

[ABC convention] Convergence is an annual North American social gathering of gay men of size (chubs) and their admirers (chasers). The event is considered the longest running social gathering of its kind in North America and serves a particular community, also known as the Chubs and Chasers community; a vibrant sub-culture of the gay commun...
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Convergence

[biology] Players for the Portland Buckaroos of the Pacific Coast Hockey League (1928-1931 and 1936-1941), the North West Hockey League (1933-1936) and the Western Hockey League (1960-1974). ...
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Convergence

[economics] In economic growth literature the term `convergence` can have two meanings. The first kind (sometimes called `sigma-convergence`) refers to a reduction in the dispersion of levels of income across economies. `Beta-convergence` on the other hand, occurs when poor economies grow faster than rich ones. Economists say that there is ...
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Convergence

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Convergence

[evolutionary computing] Precisely every individual in the population is identical. While full convergence might be seen in genetic algorithms using only crossover, such convergence is seldom seen in genetic programming using Koza`s subtree swapping crossover. However, populations often stabilise after a time, in the sense that the best pro...
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Convergence

[goth festival] Convergence (sometimes referenced as C*) is the annual net.goth party run by and for members of the alt.gothic and alt.gothic.fashion newsgroup, and other related Usenet newsgroups. Started in 1995, it is a chance for net.goths and others who normally only meet on the Internet to come together in real life. Events at Converg...
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Convergence

[logic] In mathematics, computer science and logic, convergence refers to the idea that different sequences of transformations come to a conclusion in a finite amount of time (the transformations are terminating), and that the conclusion reached is independent of the path taken to get to it (they are confluent). More formally, a preordered ...
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Convergence

[Net-25 program] Convergence is a 30-minute television program in the Philippines featuring the latest tech buzz, new websites, answers tech questions, new game releases, and celebrities who have converged with technology. The show airs every Saturday at 8:00 pm (12:00 NN UTC) on Net 25, and it is hosted by Nikki Veron Cruz, Kyle Nofuente, ...
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Convergence

[painting] Convergence is a 1952 oil painting by Jackson Pollock. ...
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Convergence

[relationship] Convergence suggest that when people get along with each other for a long enough time, their act, thinking, and even appearance will becoming more alike as the relationship progresses. == Criticism == However, there is an research carried by psychologists at Michigan State University and the University of Minnesota, is based ...
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Convergence

[routing] Convergence is the state of a set of routers that have the same topological information about the internetwork in which they operate. For a set of routers to have converged, they must have collected all available topology information from each other via the implemented routing protocol, the information they gathered must not contr...
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