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Skepticism films: knowing and doubting the world in contemporary cinema

2016 ChoiceReviews  
Cinema has always displayed an affinity to characters with a distorted relation to reality, stricken by madness, make-believe and hallucination.  ...  Truman Burbank of THE TRUMAN SHOW spends his life in a TV studio world as the unknowing star of a life-long daily reality show directed by a megalomaniac filmmaker; the world of MATRIX turns out to be  ...  The research described in this thesis was made possible by a PhD fellowship at the Amsterdam School for Cultural Analysis (Universiteit van Amsterdam) Acknowledgements Bibliography and Filmography  ... 
doi:10.5860/choice.197043 fatcat:63kze5f3sfcqxcamqjylsoxooa

The Flora of Greenland

1893 Nature  
sheet, while the finding of living willow trunks, grass, and perennial plants of many years' growth close to the edges of retreating glaciers, seem to place the point beyond any reasonable doubt, especially  ...  ·with a nasal eccentric pupil a shifting of the differently coloured images in one direc. tion will be observed ; with a temporal eccentric pupil the shifting will be in the other direction.  ...  -Ntkttm on the quaternary deposits .of Russia and then· relatwn.s to historic man, by A. A. Wrtght.  ... 
doi:10.1038/048186b0 fatcat:zx3js26j75gdrcwrbcfcmlmmue

Online tracking and event clustering for vision systems

PH Perera, HMSPB Herath, WSK Fernando, MPB Ekanayake, GMRI Godaliyadda, JV Wijayakulasooriya
2016 Journal of the National Science Foundation of Sri Lanka  
The proposed method is capable of producing reliable clustering results online, amidst a number of complications including dynamic backgrounds, object shadows, camera distortions, sudden foreground bursts  ...  This paper proposes a comprehensive method for online-event clustering in videos. Adaptive Gaussian mixture of foreground and they were modelled using the time series modelling technique.  ...  However, neither the AGMM nor RGB gives a perfect decision on pixel status as to whether it is beyond any doubt a foreground pixel.  ... 
doi:10.4038/jnsfsr.v44i4.8021 fatcat:3zhngfwmxjecxbziy6mcs2quae

On Artificial Temporary Colour-Blindness, with an Examination of the Colour Sensations of 109 Persons

G. J. Burch
1899 Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. Biological Sciences  
The bottom of each was covered with a sheet of white paper on which was laid a wax vesta to cast the double shadow of the colour and its complementary.  ...  A n a l y sis of Results of the Coloured-Shadow Test. Ruby glass. Colour of shadow by d ay lig h t; Blue, 21 ; blue-grey, 12 ; grey, 9 ; green, 15 ; green-grey, 7 ; blue-green, 17.  ...  It may be noted here that during artificial red-blindness a pink rose looks exactly the colour of the spectrum just beyond F, and the blue sky looks violet.  ... 
doi:10.1098/rstb.1899.0001 fatcat:zrabbw2mzvatbcl3txow24u66u

Remarks on the General and Particular Construction of the Scales of some of the Lepidoptera, as bearing on the Structure of the "Test Scale" of Lepidocyrtus curvicollis

R. L. Maddox
1871 The Monthly Microscopical Journal  
power over the original light, and with intcrfereiicc shadows in addition, is a question open to considerable doubt, if not defying human skill.  ...  When dry tliese glasses were placed opposite each other at apertures cut in a narrow box, all the li&t being excluded from beyond the outer edges of tlic figures, and then held up to sunlight, tlie image  ... 
doi:10.1111/j.1365-2818.1871.tb00317.x fatcat:jezbmu745bbahgvacxqlvszp34

How Things Look (and What Things Look That Way) [chapter]

Mohan Matthen
2010 Perceiving the World  
What colour does a white wall look in the pinkish light of the late afternoon? What shape does a circular table look when you are standing next to it?  ...  I shall argue that by determining which object is involved in this way, we can determine the subject of visual predication.  ...  Then the size of the after--image varied with the place on the sheet of paper on which it was projected; if it fell on a part corresponding to a near part of the tunnel it was considerably smaller than  ... 
doi:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195386196.003.0009 fatcat:iz4w4damnbcefotyofqawehaee

How can that which is beyond articulation be articulated? constructions of belief through doubt and faith

Kiron Mckinley Robinson
2017
relationships that seek a position of simultaneity as a propositional position from which to articulate that which is beyond articulation.  ...  Belief is an outworking in spite of reason, an irrational action. It is a paradoxical action of faith. Faith is not faith without doubt.  ...  The bend that promised to move at touch and so change its arrested form highlighted the surety of the coloured bars that sat so out of place on the plane of the image.  ... 
doi:10.4225/03/58b4f584f10e7 fatcat:egpwqg62brdvjmkrqhyhxrj4xu

AN EXPERIMENTAL INVESTIGATION OF PERCEPTION

FRANK SMITH
1914 British Journal of Psychology 1904-1920  
The following is a brief summary of their contents : A muzzled bear in the middle of a suburban street, standing on its hind legs and holding a high pole.  ...  There are houses with prominent bow windows on 2. 3. 4. 6. 7. Above the cat, and quite near it, is D bird in a cage. 8. 9. 11. 12. The doors slide apart and are open. 13.  ...  Thus, if I began an experiment with a coloured slide a t the shortest exposure, I often turbance at the moment of recognition." (No. 1.) FRANK SMITH 347 had the report " Not coloured."  ... 
doi:10.1111/j.2044-8295.1914.tb00098.x fatcat:ypzbbxhhqbhn5nt4nly3klaia4

Rapid Processing of Cast and Attached Shadows

James H Elder, Sherry Trithart, Gregor Pintilie, Donald MacLean
2004 Perception  
At the beginning of each condition block, observers were presented with a display showing one target and one distractor placed side-by-side and labeled`T' and`D', so that observers had a good mental image  ...  For either the target or distractor, both inner and outer arcs are blurred with a Gaussian blur kernel with a space constant of 7 min of arc, while the other stimulus remains sharp.  ...  This PDF may not be placed on any website (or other online distribution system) without permission of the publisher. www.perceptionweb.com ISSN 1468-4233 (electronic)  ... 
doi:10.1068/p5323 pmid:15693674 fatcat:xktvxwupj5egjnsccjbugesyie

A Portrait of the Computer as a Young Artist

Holger Briel
2018 IAFOR Journal of Cultural Studies  
But here also lies the problem: many of the consumers of these images are oblivious to the fact that these materials have been constructed by social actors with specific backgrounds and specific agendas  ...  They circulate within a system of non-photography as sketched by François Laruelle (2013) and are akin to the "objects" described in Quentin Meillassoux' Beyond Finitude (2010).  ...  The book is a valuable compendium of examples of how image interpretations differ from place to place.  ... 
doi:10.22492/ijcs.3.1.01 fatcat:oclt7nfwqfcbdkbl5bdhinqj3a

Developing an approach for comparing students' multimodal text creations: A case study

Mike Levy, Kay Kimber
2009 Australasian Journal of Educational Technology  
<blockquote>Classroom teachers routinely make judgments on the quality of their students' work based on their recognition of how effectively the student has assembled key features of the genre or the medium  ...  comparative purposes, especially the key multimodal features of the products.  ...  The authors also wish to acknowledge Dr Amanda Bell, Principal, Brisbane Girls Grammar School, Australia, for supporting the secondment of Dr Kay Kimber to Griffith University.  ... 
doi:10.14742/ajet.1125 fatcat:5lya75bvc5dqhiceytpr2scwv4

MYSTICAL DISTANCE IN D.H. LAWRENCE'S SHORTER FICTION: THE SPIRIT OF PLACE AND THE LANDSCAPES OF THE HEART
МИСТИЧЕСКАЯ ДИСТАНЦИЯ В МАЛОЙ ПРОЗЕ Д.Г. ЛОУРЕНСА: ДУХ МЕСТА И ПЕЙЗАЖИ СЕРДЦА

Marina S. Ragachewskaya
2021 Praktiki & interpretacii  
The paper shows that each novella or short story treats "the spirit of place", albeit in a deferent light: the place may embody the Spirit, the Shadow, the Anima or Animus archetypes.  ...  The place serves as the physical location of the quest, while the workings of the soul reveal such forms of spiritual and mystical aspects as Spirit-Animus, Spirit-Shadow, sacrifice and rebirth.  ...  For I know I passed on beyond the strata of images and words, beyond the iron veins of memory, and even the jewels of rest, to sink in the final dark like a fish, dumb, soundless, and imageless, yet alive  ... 
doi:10.18522/2415-8852-2021-4-42-63 fatcat:ghiag5rtprfnzkuopjofyryvym

Opening the Eyes of Memory: War Painting in Adriano Sousa Lopes and Amadeo de Souza-Cardoso [chapter]

Maria Teresa Amado, Ana Rita Rodrigues
2017 Second Language Learning and Teaching  
How can we bring to life a war which became a huge generalized massacre, a mechanical war with tanks, artillery, gas, airplanes and submarines, hidden and without a face, with no clear goals?  ...  After a hundred years, when we open the eyes of memory with photographs, drawings and paintings of the Great War, it is impossible not to feel the horror of war.  ...  Confronted with these images, and beyond their value as documents, as a means of not forgetting, we can´t avoid the question of what exactly the purpose of the art of the period is?  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-66851-2_2 fatcat:pxfff7ddbratbb4kxzc5gukbaa

INTEGRATIVE IRT FOR DOCUMENTATION AND INTERPRETATION OF ARCHAEOLOGICAL STRUCTURES

M. Griffo, P. Cimadomo, S. Menconero
2019 The International Archives of the Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences  
This system helps to overcome the Field of View (FoV) of each IRT image and provides a three-dimensional reading of the thermal behaviour of the object.  ...  Knowing the approximate distance between the two sensors, and making the necessary simplifications allowed by the low resolution of the thermal sensor, we projected the colour of the IR images to the RGB  ...  With this premises, the IR image recognition of points and edges can be very challenging.  ... 
doi:10.5194/isprs-archives-xlii-2-w15-533-2019 fatcat:v4hrfylnlrb6tcu3i44jchp6j4

Tradition and Universality in Romanian Modern and Contemporary Portraiture

Irina-Andreea STOLERIU, Adrian STOLERIU
2016 Logos Universality Mentality Education Novelty Philosophy and Humanistic Sciences  
Going beyond the borders of local recognition, Dan Hatmanu has become a well-known name also abroad, having exhibitions in the most important artistic centres of the world.  ...  In modern times and also contemporary for our Romanian art, various personalities, painters and sculptors made their name known, thus placing portraiture in a special place in the context of visual creation  ... 
doi:10.18662/lumenphs.2016.0401.06 fatcat:tcwf6qxrdbemldxjtwxz7irp2a
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