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Life as politics: how ordinary people change the Middle East

2010 ChoiceReviews  
Without limiting the rights under copyright reserved above, no part of this book may be reproduced, stored in or introduced into a retrieval system, or transmitted, in any form or by any means (electronic  ...  , mechanical, photocopying, recording or otherwise) without the written permission of both the copyright owner and the author of the book. -+ To: Eric Hobsbawm, historian par excellence.  ...  Radical activists on both sides attempt to highlight religious diff erences in their quest to build pop u lar backing.  ... 
doi:10.5860/choice.47-7167 fatcat:cksxwtyy6bc6vpyurbr55fv4zu

The Lower/Middle Paleolithic Periodization in Western Europe

Gilliane F. Monnier
2006 Current Anthropology  
and cultural origins. 2d ed. Chicago: University of Chicago Press. Klein, R. G., and B. Edgar. 2002. The dawn of human culture. New York: Wiley. [RGK] Kuhn, Steven L. 1995  ...  Secondly, one of the dominant themes in the social sciences of his time was that cultures evolved gradually and continuously in a unilinear fashion.  ...  years ago, even as we know that chopper/chopping tool assemblages (à la Breuil's parallel, nonbiface phylum) continue to pop up in the record throughout much of the Middle Pleistocene and beyond.  ... 
doi:10.1086/506280 fatcat:h4rdj37vnvel5ejnutceq2ge5m

Engineering for sustainable communities: Epistemic tools in support of equitable and consequential middle school engineering

Edna Tan, Angela Calabrese Barton, Aerin Benavides
2019 Science Education  
ACKNOWLEDGMENT This study has been generously supported by the National Science Foundation, Grant #1502755.  ...  She reported that Kaison and Paul would pop out of their seats when she called on them to spin the cage, one would crank a hand crank to light the base, the other would crank the cage, and in a fun game  ...  one foot in place while holding the ball and moving the other foot one step to switch directionality.  ... 
doi:10.1002/sce.21515 fatcat:5ipy5ohb3jhufhmdxgrpcozfom

Middle passages and the healing place of history: migration and identity in black women's literature

2007 ChoiceReviews  
She has published A Bibliography of Southern Black Creative Writers, 1829-1953 (Greenwood Press, 1988) and a number of articles on african american women writers in edited collections and scholarly journals  ...  , including SAGE and the MAWA Journal.  ...  We have been together all this time and at the end of these two years, we may not be able to say yet that we are the richest people in the world but we certainly are not starving. KOFi aKO: and so?  ... 
doi:10.5860/choice.44-5505 fatcat:otkrpgnyebddtabrb4r6dgwc6q

Soft in the middle: the contemporary softcore feature in its contexts

2007 ChoiceReviews  
Theatrical erotic thrillers in the Fatal Attraction mold tend to front-load their sexual spectacle.  ...  Figure Glenn Close as Alex Forrest, the psychopathic femme fatale of Adrian Lyne's Fatal Attraction (1987).  ...  Dressed to Kill. Dir. Brian De Palma. 1980. Dr. Jekyll and Mistress Hyde. Dir., writ., prod. Tony Marsiglia. Prod. Michael Raso ("Michael Beckerman"). Music Don Mike. Mantis in Lace (a.k.a.  ... 
doi:10.5860/choice.44-4949 fatcat:ejjooci7qrcfvcqfvyctsc6cqm

Who's asking for help?

Bowen Hui, Craig Boutilier
2006 Proceedings of the 11th international conference on Intelligent user interfaces - IUI '06  
Following recent probabilistic techniques in user modeling, we model our user with a dynamic Bayesian network (DBN) and propose to explicitly infer the "user's type" -a composite of personality and affect  ...  We design the system to reason about the impact of its actions given the user's current attitudes. To illustrate the benefits of this approach, we describe a DBN model for a text-editing help task.  ...  Left: a user who welcomes help so the system offers them regularly. Middle: a sporadic user so help is sparse. Right: a user who rejects help so the system learns to back off.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1111449.1111491 dblp:conf/iui/HuiB06 fatcat:6fb327ughndczgl6zoymokbtki

GraphDiaries: Animated Transitions andTemporal Navigation for Dynamic Networks

Benjamin Bach, Emmanuel Pietriga, Jean-Daniel Fekete
2014 IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics  
We then report on a user study, based on representative tasks identified through the taxonomy, and that compares GraphDiaries to existing techniques for temporal navigation in dynamic networks, showing  ...  To better understand the tasks related to the exploration of dynamic networks, we first introduce a task taxonomy, that informs the design of GraphDiaries, presented afterwards.  ...  Inter Time-Step Navigation Users move between adjacent time steps using the left and right arrow keys.  ... 
doi:10.1109/tvcg.2013.254 pmid:26357296 fatcat:2u3p5odvuzhmhil4j35xq5blbi

Engineering Benchmarks for Planning: the Domains Used in the Deterministic Part of IPC-4

J. Hoffmann, S. Edelkamp, S. Thiebaux, R. Englert, F. Liporace, S. Trueg
2006 The Journal of Artificial Intelligence Research  
The article explains and discusses the five application domains and their adaptation to form the PDDL test suites used in IPC-4.  ...  Adapting and preparing such an application for use as a benchmark in the IPC involves, at the time, inevitable (often drastic) simplifications, as well as careful choice between, and engineering of, domain  ...  fork is similar to the first, while the last two ones sends tag fork back to the channels left and right. A.3.2 IPC-4 PDDL ADAPTATION Model Checking and Action Planning are closely related, c.f.  ... 
doi:10.1613/jair.1982 fatcat:hmne5ycxj5gjtn5d2u5hz73dqu

Intracranial Recordings Demonstrate Both Cortical and Medial Temporal Lobe Engagement in Visual Search in Humans

S. J. Katarina Slama, Richard Jimenez, Sujayam Saha, David King-Stephens, Kenneth D. Laxer, Peter B. Weber, Tor Endestad, Jugoslav Ivanovic, Pål G. Larsson, Anne-Kristin Solbakk, Jack J. Lin, Robert T. Knight
2021 Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience  
First, we demonstrate a role for the medial temporal lobe in visual search, on par with engagement in frontal and parietal association cortex.  ...  Visual search is a fundamental human behavior, providing a gateway to understanding other sensory domains as well as the role of search in higher-order cognition.  ...  Acknowledgments We thank each of the patients, who volunteered their time to take part in this experiment.  ... 
doi:10.1162/jocn_a_01739 pmid:34375422 fatcat:cvy6tnzkpbfq3drpknf6f4rccm

Multimaterial mesh-based surface tracking

Fang Da, Christopher Batty, Eitan Grinspun
2014 ACM Transactions on Graphics  
We demonstrate the robustness and effectiveness of our approach on a range of scenarios including geometric flows and multiphase fluid animation.  ...  and multiphase flows; and multimaterial merging, in which a new interface is created between colliding materials.  ...  We would also like to thank Henrique Teles Maia, Nora Wixom and Rohan Sawhney for their assistance with the work.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2601097.2601146 fatcat:wzfaofbuv5bmvgrqi3bxaoqecy

Isolated and backward Westerwolde (Groningen, the Netherlands)? A confrontation of archaeological and historical data from the Middle Ages in a wider geographical context

Henny A. Groenendijk, Remi Van Schaïk
2021 Palaeohistoria  
agricultural assets and rights in the conquered region, up to the late Middle Ages.  ...  To jump from early medieval times to the 19th century is too big a leap, but combining archaeological and ecological data with a renewed and more critical study of written sources against the background  ...  Traces of a late-medieval farmyard (left) and its location on the 1832 cadastral map (right)(source Harding 2003 (left); map (right)). Fig. 21 . 21 The site of Weende, the Netherlands.  ... 
doi:10.21827/602fcb755de5e fatcat:cm7nliuyz5bi5mi4xf4wowiw5m

Fluency of visualizations: linking spatiotemporal visualizations to improve cybersecurity visual analytics

Zhenyu Cheryl Qian, Yingjie Victor Chen
2014 Security Informatics  
With the auto linking mechanism, after the analyst selects a segment of a curve, the system can automatically highlight the related area on the map for further investigation, and the selections on the  ...  Many visual analytics systems use time series curves to visualize the data from the temporal perspective and maps to show the spatial information.  ...  Visually the curve will grow, extend, and slide from right to left (if the new data starts from the right end) just like the electrocardiography. Old part of curve will disappear on the left end.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s13388-014-0006-4 fatcat:ixznm7unhneojfxj4fzzjkumym

Network dynamics of Broca's area during word selection

Christopher R. Conner, Cihan M. Kadipasaoglu, Harel Z. Shouval, Gregory Hickok, Nitin Tandon, José A. Hinojosa
2019 PLoS ONE  
Taken together, this work reveals that speech production relies on very specific inter-regional couplings in rapid sequence in the language dominant hemisphere.  ...  Current models of word-production in Broca's area (i.e. left ventro-lateral prefrontal cortex, VLPFC) posit that sequential and staggered semantic, lexical, phonological and articulatory processes precede  ...  We are particularly indebted to the patients who participated in this study, the neurologists (Drs.  ... 
doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0225756 pmid:31860640 pmcid:PMC6924671 fatcat:r26fslfehjgfhoac522pvxz7wu

Network dynamics of Broca's area during word selection [article]

Christopher R Conner, Cihan M Kadipasaoglu, Harel Z Shouval, Gregory Hickok, Nitin Tandon
2018 bioRxiv   pre-print
Taken together, this work reveals that speech production relies on very specific inter-regional couplings in rapid sequence in the language dominant hemisphere.  ...  However, network interactions underpinning these processes activate in parallel (not sequentially), while the processes themselves are indexed by specific changes in network state.  ...  (Middle) Four inter-areal interactions were selected to highlight state transitions in 528 the IFG and sCG, two positive correlations: POp and sCG (lag=0 ms, Fig 8d) and POp to POr (lag=0 529 ms, connectivity  ... 
doi:10.1101/478461 fatcat:zx2eib27qra5lcqkzcp2wxbhyy

Cortical surface modeling reveals gross morphometric correlates of individual differences

William C. Loftus, Mark Jude Tramo, Michael S. Gazzaniga
1995 Human Brain Mapping  
In studies on normals we have found strong associations between the rCSA of monozygotic twins as compared to unrelated pairings.  ...  Further analysis of this data uncovered significant differences between the male and female twins in left hemisphere rCSA.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS Aided by ONR N00014-89-J-3035, NIH/NINDS PO1 NS17778-10, the McDonnell-Pew Foundation, and NIH/NIDCD KO8 DC00071.  ... 
doi:10.1002/hbm.460030402 fatcat:vru4zn7bwvhk7m43r3udgmcase
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