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By Annie Dillard

A publication that immediately captured the hearts of readers around the nation, An American Childhood is Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Annie Dillard's poignant, brilliant memoir of starting to be up in Pittsburgh within the Fifties.

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2, pp. 83-88, March 1982. [16] C. M. Hoffmann, Geometric and Solid Modeling. San Mateo, CA: Morgan Kaufmann Publishers, 1989. 37 [17] R. Jayaraman and V. Srinivasan, " Geometric tolerancing: I. Virtual boundary requirements", IBM Journal of Research and Development, Vol. 2, pp. 90-104, March 1989. [18] H. D. Dissertation, Dept. of Computer Science, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign, 1989. [19] G. A. Kramer, "Solving geometric constraint systems", Proc. 8th National Conf on Artificial Intelligence, Boston, MA, pp.

Virtual boundary requirements", IBM Journal of Research and Development, Vol. 2, pp. 90-104, March 1989. [18] H. D. Dissertation, Dept. of Computer Science, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign, 1989. [19] G. A. Kramer, "Solving geometric constraint systems", Proc. 8th National Conf on Artificial Intelligence, Boston, MA, pp. 708-714, July 29-August 3, 1990. [20] G. A. D. Dissertation (draft), University of Sussex, October 1990. [21] K. Lee and G. Andrews, "Inference of the positions of components in an assembly: Part 2", Computer Aided Design, Vol.

Almost all of the extant tolerance analysis algorithms assume a semantics for tolerances in terms of shape and pose parameterizations. ,. = f(~). 6 shows a simple example. The resulting dimension is d a - (b+ c) . Given limits for a, band c, what are the corresponding limits for d? Observe that the relative location of the right face of the slot in the figure with respect to the left face of the slot can be defined either as the single distance d or by the "chain" -b + a-c. ) In tolerancing jargon, two chains of dimensions associated with a feature constitute a loop.

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