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Characterizing Latency in Touch and Button-Equipped Interactive Systems

Géry Casiez, Thomas Pietrzak, Damien Marchal, Sébastien Poulmane, Matthieu Falce, Nicolas Roussel
2017 Proceedings of the 30th Annual ACM Symposium on User Interface Software and Technology - UIST '17  
Our method can help application designers characterize and troubleshoot latency on a wide range of interactive systems.  ...  We present the operating principle of our method before investigating the main sources of latency in several systems. We show that most of the latency originates from the display side.  ...  For example, the latency Hammer described in [7] could be adapted to use Raw HID communication as we do to support a combination of hardware and software probes similar to ours.  ... 
doi:10.1145/3126594.3126606 dblp:conf/uist/CasiezPMPFR17 fatcat:aflkbo7egnbozaf757aj47qzx4

Studying Emerging New Contexts for Museum Digitisations on Pinterest

Bodil Axelsson, Daniel Holmer, Lars Ahrenberg, Arne Jönsson
2021 Selected Papers from the CLARIN Annual Conference 2020   unpublished
It expands on the employment of topic modelling by accentuating the necessity of interpretation in every step of the process from capturing and cleaning the data, to modelling and visualisation.  ...  The data in focus are digitisations of Viking Age finds from the Swedish History Museum and the underlying research question is how they are given new contextual meanings in boards.  ...  In Norse mythology, Thor's hammer or Mjölnir, is a magical weapon "that nor would fail or miss, nor would fly so far as not to return" (Skáldskaparmál I, 42, lines 20-34, cited in Knutson (2019, p. 39  ... 
doi:10.3384/ecp1804 fatcat:ga4itdzpdfhnjjeurrvatpvvrq

The Concept of Semantic Value in Social Network Analysis: an Application to Comparative Mythology [article]

Javier Fumanal-Idocin, Oscar Cordón, Graçaliz Dimuro, María Minárová, Humberto Bustince
2021 arXiv   pre-print
of the network.  ...  This extension is based on a new affinity function, the semantic affinity, that establishes fuzzy-like relationships between the different actors in the network, using combinations of affinity functions  ...  The second value is "Wife". In one of The Younger Edda tales, "Thor" dresses as a bride, instead of "Freyja", to try to recover his famous hammer, the "Mjolnir".  ... 
arXiv:2109.08023v1 fatcat:6m22m5fv4vebjezl5vlhrt4h6y

With great power comes no responsibility : reflexive ideology through spectacle-violence in the superhero films of Marvel Studios

Kevin Hatch
The films court the sense that, through such reflexivity, no further reflection is necessary, allowing audiences to unrepentantly enjoy the action violence.  ...  In Chapter Three, I discuss the resonance of this support for the heroic protagonist, arguing the Marvel films thematically perpetuate textual ideologies of deference and unquestioned subservience.  ...  Thor, stripped of his powers, is thus forced to learn humility and moral discretion (and, ultimately, nonviolent means of conflict resolution) before again being "worthy" to retake his divine hammer, Mjolnir  ... 
doi:10.14288/1.0167509 fatcat:hmbtd6fvtnfc5gg6yh4zp2siey

Kokoro: Hints and Echoes of Japanese Inner Life

Lafcadio Hearn, Koizumi Yakumo
2021 Zea Books  
The Ballad of Oguri-Hangwan • The Ballad of O-Shichi, the Daughter of the Yaoya.  ...  the title Kokoro (heart).  ...  Some men occasionally express their conviction that we still worship Thor and Odin, -the only difference being that Odin has become a mathematician, and that the Hammer Mjölnir is now worked by steam.  ... 
doi:10.32873/unl.dc.zea.1313 fatcat:3de6srlfn5gevhnym5y6wn5c3a


A Kutsenko
A special attention is given to the literary significance of translator's contribution to the communicative effect of the translations in the target language.  ...  Thus, despite the unusual shape of the language, SMSmessages can be incorporated into the culture of the language, because it is a popular form of communication that takes its stage in the linguistic diversity  ...  Speaking of Thor's hammer would like to note that, according to Norse mythology, as well as comics Thor's hammer has a name -Mjolnir (etymologically identical to the Russian word "lightning"), which is  ... 

Heroes with a Hundred Names: Mythology and Folklore in Robert Penn Warren's Early Fiction

Butts, IV, Leverett
It also illustrates how the use of these myths helps define Warren?s Agrarian ideals while underscoring his subtle references to these ideals in his early fiction.  ...  Thor's hammer, Mjolnir, is particularly appropriate for seeking comparisons between Willie and the Nordic god.  ...  In nearly all myths of Thor's struggles against the giants, he slays them with his magic hammer.  ... 
doi:10.57709/1183235 fatcat:mynmkbnb6betnico6uyb2kcr7i

Hollywood Superheroes The Aesthetics of Comic Book to Film Adaptation

James Taylor
2016 unpublished
, or technology and magic.  ...  The heroically poised figure's head is in the centre of the web, which the spider descends toward.  ...  Comics and Novels Cited In this thesis, the first time I have cited an individual story or comic I have provided full bibliographical details of the publication through which I accessed the text.  ... 

Kourkoulis_tc.columbia_0055E_11129.pdf [article]

Having considered the set of drawings each child made as a network of enterprise emphasizes the active role the children played in the production of the artwork, involving their choices of theme and content  ...  Suggestions for future research address exploring the evolution of children's identity and sense of agency in the world through artistic expression; the role of the environment in which children draw as  ...  These scenes are particularly memorable because the god Odin put a spell on Mjolnir allowing only beings who are worthy the ability to lift the hammer (Jasper, 2019) .  ... 
doi:10.7916/d8-753v-t132 fatcat:wkcwsy7o2zbcdno7gypzvvbn5u

From the wildness of my heart

Michael Dominik Schachinger
2019 unpublished
The Hobbit, 274.  ...  Hier bekommt der Schlächter von Glaurung, nämlich Túrin Turambar auch einen von Zwergen geschmiedeten Helm, der Feinde in die Flucht schlägt (Quelle: Tolkien, The Silmarillion, 250-251). 545 Tolkien,  ...  Er schwingt den mächtigen und von Zwergenhand geschaffenen Hammer Mjölnir und fährt einen Wagen, der von zwei Ziegenböcken gezogen wird (Quelle: Simek, Lexikon der germanischen Mythologie, 403f).139 Loki  ... 
doi:10.25365/thesis.57625 fatcat:4li6mpqta5h5dfixmlsdqdulcm

Turning The Page: Fandoms, Multimodality, And The Transformation Of The ' comic Book' Superhero Recommended Citation

Matthew Cicci, Matthew Cicci, Alan, Matthew Cicci Dissertation
2015 unpublished
hammer, and thus his title, Asgardian God of Thunder.  ...  This absence hammers home the importance of understanding the true aim of the dialogue here.  ...  The amount of revenue generated, the formation of new fans, and the interests of comic publishers' parent companies all suggest that superhero film adaptations are the medium most associated with the superhero  ... 

Superpowered Security: The cruel optimism of national security in Marvel's 'Iron Man' films [article]

Katherine Cox, University, The Australian National
I argue that the Iron Man mythos responds to fantasies and anxieties arising from the practice of what I call 'superpowered security': the US discourse emerging in the wake of World War II in which both  ...  It then conducts a major analysis of the Marvel Cinematic Universe's presentation and development of the character in Iron Man (2008), Iron Man 2 (2010), The Avengers (2 [...]  ...  While Thor remains capable of using his magical hammer, Mjolnir, he has reliable external assurance that he is acting in accordance with his heroic values.  ... 
doi:10.25911/5f58b02a8b621 fatcat:5zia5oyad5at7e3r6o4vbbpnla