Subject Matter

Subject matter, in general, is anything which can be content for some theory.

Subject matter may refer to:

  • Patentable subject matter (or statutory subject matter), defining whether patent protection is available
  • Subject-matter jurisdiction, determining the kinds of claims or disputes over which a court has jurisdiction
  • Subject-matter expert, an expert in a particular area
  • Subject matter expert Turing test, a variation of the Turing test where a computer system attempts to replicate an expert in a given field

Other articles related to "subject matter, subjects":

Ledger Art - Subject Matter
... Other traditional themes such as hunting, courtship, and religious practices were common subjects ...
The Great American Baseball Card Flipping, Trading And Bubble Gum Book - Subject Matter
... The book is not a baseball card guide in any respect and makes no pretense of being one—there's no indication what a card is worth or even that it has any intrinsic value other than the memories it invokes ... Baseball card collecting in 1973 was primarily a childhood activity and invariably abandoned by young adulthood ...
Lowell Blair Nesbitt - Career
... employ both diversity of technique and subject matter while creating paintings, drawings and prints using studio interiors, articles of clothing ... Victorian staircases, and other interior scenes as subject matter for his artwork ...

Famous quotes containing the words subject matter, matter and/or subject:

    Experiences in order to be educative must lead out into an expanding world of subject matter, a subject matter of facts or information and of ideas. This condition is satisfied only as the educator views teaching and learning as a continuous process of reconstruction of experience.
    John Dewey (1859–1952)

    No matter what Aristotle and the Philosophers say, nothing is equal to tobacco; it’s the passion of the well-bred, and he who lives without tobacco lives a life not worth living.
    Molière [Jean Baptiste Poquelin] (1622–1673)

    There is not a subject in which I take a deeper interest than I do in the development of Alaska, and I propose, if Congress will follow by recommendations, to do something in that territory that will make it move on.
    William Howard Taft (1857–1930)