This projects implements a particular approach in measuring image resemblance
called Perceptual Systems Approach, based on Near Sets Theory where image resemblance
is viewed as a form of nearness between sets of perceptual objects.
The notion of family resemblance
marks an important shift between the view endorsed in the Tractatus and Wittgenstein's later thought.
Questioned about the similarities, Schott, who has recently been contributing freelance work to The Times, said that he had never read Fadiman's essay before it was brought to his attention, also by a reader of the Book Review, and suggested that the thematic resemblances
were a coincidental result of the narrowness of the topic.
And to have resemblances
and differences and echoes across several centuries and one mountain range reverberate in our memories as they must have reverberated in Manet's.
This book is about resemblances
and differences, modeling, imitating, shadows, and doubles.
Locke asserts that "the Ideas of primary Qualities of Bodies, are Resemblances
of them, and their Patterns do really exist in the Bodies themselves; But the Ideas, produced in us by these Secondary Qualities, have no resemblance
of them at all.
However, Kenneth Carpenter of the Denver Museum of Natural History, who is also studying the new dinosaurs, contends that the resemblances
appear to be superficial.
An account of what it is by virtue of which a representation-bearer has the content it does cannot itself say what makes certain resemblances
(for example) content-conferring resemblances
39) The discovery of resemblances
and repetitions pervading the order of things attested, according to Foucault, to a "universe folded in upon itself.
The researchers also concede that resemblances
could lie in characteristics not captured in photographs.
Moving from visual to textual fields, it is significant that the words we use as a common medium of communication bear no pictographic resemblances
to the objects or concepts they represent.
Of course, the existence of resemblances
depends on our ability to recognize them--an ability that the individual works provoke in invasive and subtle ways.
Saying that a number of things are white only in that they resemble a particular white thing leaves a number of resemblances
to that white thing, each of them constituting the holding of the same relation to the paradigm, qualifying that resemblance
relation as a universal.
The close resemblances
between several Burgess Shale organisms and some Ediacaran ones leads Conway Morris to suggest that at least some members of the early group were indeed animals that survived into the Cambrian period.
Not merely tokens of a postmodern self-consciousness about art history, these unexpected resemblances
are yet another means by which Hernandez keeps us on our toes, leaving us feeling not quite sure of what criteria we're meant to use in examining his pictures.