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Active body

French translation: élément ou objet actif


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English term or phrase:Active body
French translation:élément ou objet actif
Entered by: Nicolas Racine
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03:51 Sep 29, 2001
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English term or phrase: Active body
This is a string for a software pkg. and is all I have... Thanks!
"Unable to set the active body.nnThis probably means that the last merge action removed the active body but did not create a new active body.nA new body has been created automatically, but the results of the merge may be incorrect."
élément ou objet actif
This probably refers to the object, whatever its nature, being processed.

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4élément ou objet actif
Nicolas Racine
4 -1aktiver Teil
Maya Jurt
2élément actif/sélectioné



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aktiver Teil

Noit much help, but I think you shoulkd probably let it stand in Engllsih. "active body pops up moszly with "automotive" and health issues.
Here are some links that might help, but no translation:
:\WINDOWS\DESKTOP\ISABEL\AUTO-N~1\10~1.MAI\me99abc.htm - [ Translate this page ]
... und Karosseriebeschleunigung, so daß die Mikro-Computer jederzeit aktuelle Daten
erhalten. Dank der Sensorik erkennt Active Body Control die Bewegungen der ...
24 April 1997
"The Current Relevance of Merleau-Ponty's Phenomenology of Embodiment"
Hubert Dreyfus
University of California, Berkeley
This paper explicated two central, but rarely discussed, notions in Merleau-Ponty's Phenomenology of Perception: the intentional arc and the tendency to achieve a maximum grip. The intentional arc names the tight connection between body and world, such that, as the active body acquires skills, those skills are "stored," not as representations in the mind, but as dispositions to respond to the solicitations of situations in the world. A phenomenology of skill acquisition, extending the phenomenology of Merleau-Ponty, confirms that, as one acquires expertise, the acquired know-how is experienced as finer and finer discriminations of situations paired with the appropriate response to each. Maximum grip names the body's tendency to refine its discriminations and to respond to solicitations in such a way as to bring the current situation closer to the optimal gestalt that the skilled agent has learned to expect. Neither of these "body-functions" requires that the body have any specific size, shape or structure. However, if one tries to implement Merleau-Ponty's understanding of skill acquisition in a neural network, one finds that, in order to learn to generalize input/output pairs to new situations the way human beings do, a network needs to share crucial aspects of the human body-structure.

Maya Jurt
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Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman, Native in FrenchFrench
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disagree  Nicolas Racine: isn't this german? :-)
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  -> Oups,language mix-up.PARTIE ACTIVE, of course. :-(
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élément ou objet actif

This probably refers to the object, whatever its nature, being processed.

Hope this helps!

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Nicolas Racine
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élément actif/sélectioné

I guess we are talking about a database software. In that case, this is an error message. Some data have been removed and the void was calculated based on previously entered data, like if a request was performed. Database programs are usually considering the data previously entered to be true. As modifying a query result necessarilly means previously entered data were false, the database rejects the modification.
active body could also be "cellule active"

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