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Mask-off: Synthesizing Face Images in the Presence of Head-mounted Displays [article]

Yajie Zhao, Qingguo Xu, Xinyu Huang, Ruigang Yang
2016 arXiv   pre-print
A head-mounted display (HMD) could be an important component of augmented reality system.  ...  The main purpose of this paper is to synthesize realistic face images without occlusions based on the images captured by these cameras.  ...  The research is funded in part by US National Science Foundation grants IIS-1231545 and IIP-1543172, Natural Science Foundation of China (No.61332017, 61572243) and Zhejiang Provincial Natural Science  ... 
arXiv:1610.08481v2 fatcat:v2cd7kuee5hzrg3z2gtvz4l37y

Exact Eye Contact with Virtual Humans [chapter]

Andrei State
Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
A prototype system provides a high-fidelity stereoscopic head-tracked virtual environment, within which the user can engage in eye contact with a nearphotorealistic virtual human model.  ...  for the first time.  ...  Anna Bulysheva and Herman Towles reviewed draft versions of the paper. Tabitha Peck prepared the initial version of the GLUT-based framework used by the EEC prototype.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-540-75773-3_15 dblp:conf/iccv/State07 fatcat:zhubctcjizdfnmchprdqeuhhjy

The Single-Phase ProtoDUNE Technical Design Report [article]

B. Abi, R. Acciarri, M. A. Acero, M. Adamowski, C. Adams, D. L. Adams, P. Adamson, M. Adinolfi, Z. Ahmad, C. H. Albright, T. Alion, J. Anderson, K. Anderson (+783 others)
2017 arXiv   pre-print
ProtoDUNE-SP, a crucial part of the DUNE effort towards the construction of the first DUNE 10-kt fiducial mass far detector module (17 kt total LAr mass), is a significant experiment in its own right.  ...  With a total liquid argon (LAr) mass of 0.77 kt, it represents the largest monolithic single-phase LArTPC detector to be built to date. It's technical design is given in this report.  ...  When the mesh is taut, a 25-mm-wide strip is masked off around the opening and glue is applied through the mesh to attach it to the steel.  ... 
arXiv:1706.07081v2 fatcat:hhkva2opdvcgnofetlfg6gtwii

Beyond the Frame

Joanna Smythe
2013
This thesis essay describes a body of work developed for the Low Residency Masters of Applied Arts program, which is presented in the form of three video installation environments: Ripple Effects (2012  ...  Video images of outdoor scenes are projected onto sculptural forms that set up points of indeterminacy to address our mediated and constructed relationship with the environment.  ...  Using a stereoscopic head-mounted display with audio, and an interface vest which measures lung capacity and motion, the "immersant" navigates virtual space in a non-aggressive manner; breathing in and  ... 
doi:10.35010/ecuad:2744 fatcat:ocmqpgt4uzfhvagnkt6chbuxya

Proceedings of the Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology 51st Annual General Meeting – Health in Motion, Science in Exercise / Compte rendu du 51e Congrès annuel de la Société canadienne de physiologie de l'exercice – « Health in Motion, Science in Exercise »

2018 Applied Physiology, Nutrition and Metabolism  
S56 The effects of pain on endurance performance, central fatigability, and corticospinal excitability of the contralateral knee extensor muscle: preliminary results Emami et al. S56  ...  Five skin exposure conditions followed a modified balanced order: out of water for Control (C); then submersed with exposure of Partial Face (PF) (hood and mask on); Face (F) (hood on, mask off); Head  ...  (H) (hood and mask off); and Whole Body (WB) (suit unzipped, hood and mask off).  ... 
doi:10.1139/apnm-2018-0499 fatcat:gxhk5uryhfbmznfrxeaeb2lapi

A wicked countenance : the vengeance seeking woman in Japanese cinema

Robert Alexander Hyland
2022
In this work, Japanese film history is divided into three different temporal/ideological contexts. The first half of the 20th century in Japan was mar(r/k)ed by the introduction of the west to Japan.  ...  While capitalism, as proposed by Eric Cazdyn in his The Flash of Capital, has been the dominant contributing discourse in the shaping of ideology, my own work, stemming from Cazdyn's project, considers  ...  Taki No Shiraito, (The Water Magician), Mizoguchi Kenji, 1933. Ten To Chi To, (Heaven and Earthl), Kadokawa Haruki, 1990. Tokyo No Yado, (An Inn in Tokyo) Kurosawa Akira, 1990.  ... 
doi:10.22024/unikent/01.02.86390 fatcat:7qb7pomiyjak3mhsvu2blipmpm

Optimization of Surface-Enhanced and Tip-Enhanced Raman Scattering Sensitivity through Molecular Plasmonics

Matthew A. Young
1900 unpublished
The photoreduction of a self-assembled monolayer on a SERS substrate is studied, and exploited for the development of a new technique for imaging areas of intense SERS enhancement (hotspots) with very  ...  Thanks to the participants in the "Fundamental Spectroscopy and Plasmonics" subgroup.  ...  This was accomplished by mounting each sample face down as the bottom window of a transparent flow cell.  ... 
doi:10.21985/n28725 fatcat:pl2qvugkjjaavcrq7ofxqfr7qi

The film-work of Norman McLaren [article]

Terence Dobson, University Of Canterbury
2010
This thesis examines the film-work of Norman Mclaren in the context of his objectives. The thesis is divided into three parts, based on chronological divisions in McLaren's life.  ...  The second part deals with Mclaren's maturation in the USA and Canada. His reaction to the contrasting working environment he found in each of the two countries is examined.  ...  The film was then rewound in the camera and the scene of the dancers was shot."64 To which should be added that the top of the picture was masked off so that the small images of the dancers occupied only  ... 
doi:10.26021/4243 fatcat:v2dv6dlkxvbdfhilyz7sfjhawi

Growing Pains: Gender and the Legacy of Black British Art

Monique Fowler-Paul
2007
The case studies represent new documentation of the artists' lives and careers as well as the re-interpretation of extant data and scholarship in order to explicate the multiple positionings of these artists  ...  Taking the instigation and development of the Black Art Movement in the 1980s as a starting point, it seeks to describe and explain the various relationships contemporary British artists of African descent  ...  I was never a painter that was interested in paint. So I used to do these screen prints, and masking off with paper on paint.  ... 
doi:10.25501/soas.00029796 fatcat:rvlz4rr75bg4vcsqkhxgl2ytzu

GRAMOPHONE, FILM, TYPEWRITER

Timothy Lenoir, Hans Gumbrecht, Friedrich Kittler, Geoffrey Wint, Hrop-Young And, Michael Wutz
unpublished
Then he tore the mask off his face and returned to the "Elephant" in the most leisurely fashion. He was satisfied; he had what he wanted. Early next morning he returned home.  ...  displayed an expanded blue corolla wherein a delicate face hoveredYs No word, no book, no writer can write what women are.  ... 
fatcat:lixcw7fv45dixggawwakzrrt3u

Predictive Modelling and Multiscale NDE Methods in Failure Assessment of Thermal Barrier Coatings

Andre Miguel Godinho Da Luz, Kamran Nikbin, Daniel Balint
2011
A new non-destructive multi-sensor diagnostics procedure based on the combination of imaging- and laser-based techniques was presented.  ...  It is concluded that the results obtained in this research were quite satisfactory, which suggests that further model development and field testing of the non-destructive methodolog [...]  ...  Unwanted coating deposition is masked off by the fixturing. To compensate for some oxygen loss during coating, a minor amount of oxygen is added to the process.  ... 
doi:10.25560/9065 fatcat:2534zifkzzexdmwa3zqnjvpyue

Microfabricated Nickel Based Sensors for Hositle and High Pressure Environments

Christopher M. B. Holt
2013
Testing was conducted at various flow rates and performance of the released platform was shown to be better than the performance seen in the anchored sensors while both platforms were significantly better  ...  This thesis outlines the development of two platforms for integrating microfabricated sensors with high pressure feedthroughs for application in hostile high temperature high pressure environments.  ...  Next, the sides of the solder and feedthrough are masked off for the electroplating process using a thin layer of two-part epoxy.  ... 
doi:10.7939/r3ns0m62s fatcat:hhffd4rfzjdp5mvo7jciqifwwa

Spectrally and temporally resolved single photon counting in advanced biophotonics applications [article]

András Kufcsák, University Of Edinburgh, University Of Edinburgh, Nikola Krstajic, Robert Henderson, Kanwaldeep Dhaliwal
2020
The thesis demonstrates the deployment of the Ra-I line sensor in time-resolved fluorescence spectroscopy with indications of the applicability in time-resolved Raman spectroscopy.  ...  The study focuses on improving the existing techniques of fluorescence and Raman spectroscopy, and demonstrates for the first time CMOS SPAD based detection in optical coherence tomography (OCT).  ...  Acknowledgements Acknowledgments We appreciate assistance from Dr Neil Finlayson, University of Edinburgh, with LRRS. Link to data sets can be found in [44] .  ... 
doi:10.7488/era/265 fatcat:vyjtt6nji5e6jef5ahffdqkmk4

): A Dramaturgical Study Of Chicago' s "next Big Thing" MYTHS OF THE HOUSE THEATRE OF CHICAGO (2002-2007): A DRAMATURGICAL STUDY OF CHICAGO'S "NEXT BIG THING"

Matthew Foss, Matt Dissertation
unpublished
Sorrow grabs his guitar and sings a song about how he wants to be good, wants to be a hero and take his mask off for good (75).The Captain of the Guard goes to prepare for the oncoming war and tries to  ...  The Doctor displays the child's mind-an image of subatomic particles moving through a bubble tank used as the album cover of the recent Strokes release-vaguely like that of the adult's.  ...  ABSTRACT MYTHS OF THE HOUSE THEATRE OF CHICAGO (2002-2007): A DRAMATURGICAL STUDY OF CHICAGO'S "NEXT BIG THING  ... 
fatcat:y7nshjqnj5fevfirx6tl225joy

School Wellness Action Research: from an Arts-Based Transformative Activist Stance [article]

Karena Munroe, University Of Calgary, D. Michelle Jacobsen, Sharon Friesen, Miwa A. Takeuchi
2021
The SARS-CoV-2 global pandemic added school lockdowns to the context resulting in modifications to the study, primarily the exclusion of student voice and face-to-face participation.  ...  Eight participants engaged in discussion and field-testing of virtual arts-lab activities aimed at enhancing school wellness rooted in their realities as educators.  ...  Asked Ladybug "Oh right...let me just take my mask off... So? How goes your research project?"  ... 
doi:10.11575/prism/38574 fatcat:vizeteoktrbd7iginht4mflfva
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