Paradigm vs Prototype - What's the difference?
As nouns the difference between paradigm and prototype
is that paradigm
is an example serving as a model or pattern; a template while prototype
is an original object or form which is a basis for other objects, forms, or for its models and generalizations.
As a verb prototype is
to create a prototype of.
* paradigma (archaic)
An example serving as a model or pattern; a template.
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* 2003 , Nicholas Asher and Alex Lascarides, Logics of Conversation , Cambridge University Press, ISBN 0 521 65058 5, page 46:
- According to the Fourth Circuit, “Coca-Cola” is “the paradigm of a descriptive mark that has acquired secondary meaning”.
(linguistics) A set of all forms which contain a common element, especially the set of all inflectional forms of a word or a particular grammatical category.
- DRT is a paradigm example of a dynamic semantic theory,
A system of assumptions, concepts, values, and practices that constitutes a way of viewing reality.
A conceptual framework—an established thought process.
A way of thinking which can occasionally lead to misleading predispositions; a prejudice. A route of mental efficiency which has presumably been verified by affirmative results/predictions.
A philosophy consisting of ‘top-bottom’ ideas (namely biases which could possibly make the practitioner susceptible to the ‘confirmation bias’).
- The paradigm of "go" is "go, went, gone."
* (example) exemplar
* (way of viewing reality) model, worldview
* See also
* paradigm shift
An original object or form which is a basis for other objects, forms, or for its models and generalizations
An early sample or model built to test a concept or process
(semantics) An instance of a category or a concept that combines its most representative attributes.
- The prototype had loose wires and rough edges, but it worked.
(computing) A declaration of a function that specifies the name, return type, and parameters but none of the body, or actual code.
- A robin is a prototype of a bird; a penguin is not.
* See also
* prototype theory
To create a prototype of.