Intl. Journal of Temporal Deflective Behavior
Vol. 4, No. 1175, pp.175, 2009
Copyright c 2008 J. Cham. All rights reserved

Research topics guaranteed to be picked up by the news media: A proximity-triggered analysis for contextualizing jargonistic erudition

Cham, J. G.*, Slackenerny, M. A. and Smith, B. S.
*California University of Technology, Pasadena, CA
Stanford Institute Center, Palo Alto, CA

(Received in final form 20 May 2009)

This paper presents an alternative visual web-enabled interpretation of the short-based graphical sequential narration titled Research topics guaranteed to be picked up by the news media (RES). It is hypothesized that use of this secondary interface suffused with third-person linguistic usage and academic spatial distribution will provide improvement in perceived acumen generated from stochastic interactions with supervisory archtypes found in learning environments. Results show that persistent exposure to phdcomics dot com (PDC) is mildly correlated to jocular deportment, which suggests improvements in temporal-delay behavior of bounded activity.

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Vol. 4, No. 1175, pp.175, 2009