Networks in Ceramics An International Conference at the University of Art and
Design Helsinki June 12-14 , 1996 Call for Papers Ceramic artists , designers ,
educators and researchers will gather in Helsinki next June to assess the future
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As with the Monte Albán IV ceramics, it seems possible that the known variability
(and consequently the number of ... of overlap between economic and political networks was generally associated with the structure of valley-wide ceramic ...
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Author: Ben A. Nelson
Within a very short time there have been remarkable changes in the practice of ceramic analysis in the United States. Although technical changes such as the growing use of quantitative methods are widespread, of perhaps more importance is an array of propositions that deals with the cultural causes of ceramic variation, and it provides the focus of this book. The first section of the book, with chapters by Graves, Kintigh, Washburn and Matson, Brunson, and Braun, is focused on “ceramic sociology.” The papers by Stark and Feinman in the second part treat the organization of ceramic production. The third part, with papers by Froese, Plog, Smith, and Nelson, is concerned with problems of measurement and classification in an effort to understand the systematic role of pottery In part four, entitled “Further Lessons from Ethnoarchaeology,” Loungacre, DeBoer, and Hardin continue the use of ethnoarchaeological observations established in earlier chapters to provide us with fresh prospects for understanding ceramics through ethnoarchaeology.
This dissertation explores trade and economic interaction between polities during the Late Bronze Age within the Eastern Mediterranean.
Author: Christine Leigh Johnston
This dissertation explores trade and economic interaction between polities during the Late Bronze Age within the Eastern Mediterranean. This study reconstructs the trade systems extant during this period through a network analysis of Cypriot and Mycenaean pottery distributed throughout Cyprus, Egypt, and the Levant. The network data compiled for this analysis includes over 23,000 sherds and vessels recovered from 269 different sites that date from the terminal Middle Bronze Age to the end of the Late Helladic IIIB period. There are three primary goals of this dissertation. The first is to assess the structure of Late Bronze Age exchange systems through the distribution and consumption of ceramic imports across the three regions of study. The second is to quantitatively test the hypothesized intermediary role of Cypriot agents as suppliers of Aegean pottery to neighbouring regions of the Mediterranean. The final analytical goal of is to evaluate the efficacy of network analysis as a method for the quantitative assessment of trade systems, particularly with the aim of exploring broader questions surrounding the structural nature of trade systems and their associated political institutions. The network analyses of Cypriot and Mycenaean ceramics demonstrate a high degree of variability in consumption and import distribution systems across Cyprus, Egypt, and the Levant. Network centralization and density measures indicate diverging mechanisms for import circulation, suggesting the existence of contrasting political economies. A significant result of this study was the demonstration of competing political institutions in Cyprus, suggesting the absence of a centralized state with a governing core (i.e. a 'Kingdom of Alashiya' centered on Enkomi). The high overall network density, the diffusion of Late Helladic shapes across sites and contexts of differing scale, and the high network centrality measures of multiple competing polities refute the presence of a governing system core. The pervasion of Mycenaean vessels on Cyprus and the correlation between the circulation of Cypriot and Aegean vessels, as evidenced by the high affiliation frequency of vessel groups across ware types, support the hypothesis that Cypriot agents were active in the distribution of Mycenaean imports through a shared primary trade network.
China International Conference on High-Performance Ceramics (CICC-...).
Genetic Neural Network and Design Methods Genetic Neural Network ( GNN ) .
NN is designed to simulate the structure and characteristics of cerebral nerve
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The Ceramics Network The Ceramics Network was awarded £34 , 800 to
produce resources promoting ceramic - based learning . Activities include the
development exhibitions in six cities that are all key post - medieval ceramics
Author: Elijah Howarth
"Indexes to papers read before the Museums Association, 1890-1909. Comp. by Charles Madeley": v. 9, p. 427-452.
APPLICATIONS OF CERAMIC GELS The solid network of a wet gel makes it
possible to combine the shaping capability of a solid , and the liquid transport
properties of the matrix . This solid network includes dangling ends , termed
Oxides that break down the structure of the network - forming oxides have been
termed network - modifiers by workers in the field of glass technology . They are
primarily the oxides of the alkali and alkaline - earth metals and of certain ...
This sudden upswing in ceramic similarity may point to increased contact
between the two areas and the development of a distinct interaction system . In
sum , two - - possibly three - - interregional interaction networks crystallized
during the ...
The distribution of late Middle Formative ceramics from the Tehuacán Valley (
MacNeish, Peterson, and Flannery ... center, Quachilco probably served an
important role in the interregional exchange networks between high-ranking
Microstructure of an ScYSiO4N2 pyroxene - type oxynitride glass ceramic
nucleated at 1100°C , and crystallised for 2 hours at 1550°C . Structure and
Properties of New M - Si - A1 - 0 - N . Oxynitride Glass Ceramics PROJECT
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Isochrestic variation in utilitarian ceramic manufacture : production steps and
vessel attributes . Vessel Attribute ... Each regional economic network has at least
one , and often two or three , pottery - making villages . System boundaries ...
Rather, the domestic pottery networks were localized, and the metal-casting
practitioner networks spanned much larger regions encompassing numerous ceramic subregions within northeast Thailand (White 2017). In central Thailand ...
Author: Joyce C. White
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Category: Social Science
This third volume in the series is devoted to presenting and interpreting the metallurgical evidence from Ban Chiang, northeast Thailand, in the broader regional context. Because the production of metal artifacts must engage numerous communities in order to acquire and process the raw materials and then create and distribute products, understanding metals in past societies requires a regional perspective. This is the first book to compile, summarize, and synthesize the English-language copper production and exchange evidence available so far from Thailand and Laos in a thorough and systematic manner. Chapters by Vincent C. Pigott and Thomas O. Pryce examine in detail the mining and smelting of copper in several sites, and the lead-isotope evidence for the sourcing of artifacts found in two of the consumption sites included in the study. Another chapter compiles the metal consumption evidence, including results of technical studies on prehistoric metals recovered from more than 35 sites excavated in central and northeast Thailand. This compilation demonstrates important regional variation in chaînes opératoires, allowing explication and synthesis of the technological traditions found in this region during prehistory. The review and compilation sheds new light on the social and economic context for the adoption and development of metallurgy in this part of the world. One key insight is that Thailand presents a case for a "community-driven bronze age," where the choices of peaceful local communities, not elites or centralized political entities, shaped how metal technological systems were implemented in this region. This fresh perspective on the role of metallurgy in ancient societies contributes to an expanded global understanding of how humans have engaged metal technologies, contributing to debunking the conventional paradigm that emphasized a top-down view and a standardized metallurgical sequence, a paradigm that has dominated archeometallurgical studies for the last century or more. Thai Archaeology Monograph Series, 2C University Museum Monograph, 153
However , for density which is more directly related to the input variables , neural networks gave better results . Summarizing , developers of structural ceramics
and ceramic composites , may utilize computational paradigms of fuzzy sets and
Advanced ceramic materials constitute an emerging technology with a very broad
base of current and potential applications and an ever - growing list of material
compositions . The major applications and market segments can be categorized
RESEARCH INITIATIVES Neural network under development for material
modelling Thus , if information is gathered by process sensors and then fed
through a spreadsheet application based on neural networks by dynamic data
Grain size ranges from 10,000 Å to 15,000 Å . Although films deposited on such
surfaces tend to replete , or smooth over , the surface roughness so that as - fired ceramic does not cause discontinuities even in films only 250 Å thick , the aging ...