Captured By A Better Vision

Author: Tim Chester
Editor: InterVarsity Press
ISBN: 9781844744350
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Captured By The Crucified

Author: Edward Hugh Henderson
Editor: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
ISBN: 0567557901
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The British theologian and New Testament scholar Austin Farrer was a member of " the Oxford Christians," conversing frequently with C. S. Lewis, J. R. R. Tolkien, Dorothy Sayers, and T. S. Eliot. A. N. Wilson has called Farrer "the one true genius of the Church of England in the 20th century." Farrer's theory about the Synoptic Problem remains one the most debated theories of Synoptic relationships in contemporary New Testament scholarship. The editors have put together a book that makes the practical, spiritual meaning of Farrer's thought available to those who desire to integrate serious thinking with faithful life. Contributors to the volume include Ann Loades (University of Durham), Diogenes Allen (Princeton Theological Seminary), Julian N. Hartt (University of Virginia), Charles Hefling (Boston College), and O.C. Edwards (Seabury-Western Theological Seminary). David Hein is Professor and Chair of Religion and Philosophy at Hood College and the author of Noble Powell and the Episcopal Establishment in the Twentieth Century. Edward Hugh Henderson is Professor of Philosophy at Louisiana State University and co-editor with Brian Hebblethwaite of Divine Action: Studies Inspired by the Philosophical Theology of Austin Farrer.

Computer Vision In Human Computer Interaction

Author: Nicu Sebe
Editor: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 3540296204
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This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the International Workshop on Human-Computer Interaction, HCI/ICCV 2005, held in Beijing, China in October 2005 within the scope of ICCV 2005, the International Conference on Computer Vision. The 22 revised full papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from 74 submissions. The papers address a wide range of theoretical and application issues in human-computer interaction ranging from human-robot interaction, gesture recognition, and body tracking, to facial features analysis and human-computer interaction systems and are organized in topical sections on tracking, interfacing, event detection, augmented reality, hand and gesture, as well as applications.

Protein Localization By Fluorescence Microscopy

Author: Viki Allan
Editor: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 9780191565915
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There is an ever-increasing number of genes that have been sequenced but are of completely unknown function. The ability to determine the location of such gene products within the cell, either by the use of antibodies or by the production of chimeras with green fluorescent protein, is a vital step towards understanding what they do. This is one major reason why fluorescence microscopy is enjoying a revival. This no-nonsense guide provides detailed, practical advice on all aspects of the subject: from choosing the right equipment, to interpreting results. It balances the advantages of a wide range of techniques - including live cell work - against the potential pitfalls, offering invaluable "tricks of the trade" along the way. Protein Localization by Fluorescence Light Microscopy: A Practical Approach has something to offer all microscopists, giving a solid grounding to the novice whilst extending the range of the experienced user.

Perceptual Organization For Artificial Vision Systems

Author: Kim L. Boyer
Editor: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9780792377993
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Perceptual Organization for Artificial Vision Systems is an edited collection of invited contributions based on papers presented at The Workshop on Perceptual Organization in Computer Vision, held in Corfu, Greece, in September 1999. The theme of the workshop was `Assessing the State of the Community and Charting New Research Directions.' Perceptual organization can be defined as the ability to impose structural regularity on sensory data, so as to group sensory primitives arising from a common underlying cause. This book explores new models, theories, and algorithms for perceptual organization. Perceptual Organization for Artificial Vision Systems includes contributions by the world's leading researchers in the field. It explores new models, theories, and algorithms for perceptual organization, as well as demonstrates the means for bringing research results and theoretical principles to fruition in the construction of computer vision systems. The focus of this collection is on the design of artificial vision systems. The chapters comprise contributions from researchers in both computer vision and human vision.

Urban Design The Ecological Thinking A Compendium Ediz Inglese E Tedesca

Author: Dimitra Babalis
Editor: Alinea Editrice
ISBN: 8860551919
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Exiles

Author: Michael Frost
Editor: Baker Books
ISBN: 1441232796
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Exiles: Living Missionally in a Post-Christian Culture presents a biblical, Christian worldview for the emergent church--people who are not at home in the traditional church or in the secular world. As exiles of both, they must create their own worldview that integrates their Christian beliefs with the contemporary world. Exiles seeks to integrate all aspects of life and decision-making and to develop the characteristics of a Christian life lived intentionally within emerging (postmodern) culture. It presents a plea for a dynamic, life-affirming, robust Christian faith that can be lived successfully in the post-Christian world of twenty-first century Western society. This book will present a Christian lifestyle that can be lived in non-religious categories and be attractive to not-yet Christians. Such a worldview takes ecology and politics seriously. It offers a positive response to the workplace, the arts, feminism, mystery and worship. Exiles seeks to develop a framework that will allow Christians to live boldly and courageously in a world that no longer values the culture of the church, but does greatly value many of the things the Bible speaks positively about. This book suggests that there us more to being a Christian than meets the eye. It explores the secret, unseen nooks and crannies in the life of a Christian and suggests that faith is about more than church attendance and belief in God. Written in a conversational, easy-to-read style, Exiles is aimed at church leaders, pastors and laypersons and seeks to address complex issues in a simple manner. It includes helpful photographs and diagrams.

Maurice Merleau Ponty Basic Writings

Author: Thomas Baldwin
Editor: Routledge
ISBN: 1134375581
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Merleau-Ponty was a pivotal figure in twentieth century French philosophy. He was responsible for bringing the phenomenological methods of the German philosophers - Husserl and Heidegger - to France and instigated a new wave of interest in this approach. His influence extended well beyond the boundaries of philosophy and can be seen in theories of politics, psychology, art and language. This is the first volume to bring together a comprehensive selection of Merleau-Ponty's writing. Sections from the following are included: The Primacy of Perception The Structure of Behaviour The Phenomenology of Perception The Prose of the World The Visible and the Invisible Sense and Non-Sense The Adventures of the Dialectic In a substantial critical introduction Thomas Baldwin provides a critical discussion of the main themes of Merleau-Ponty's philosophy, connecting it to subsequent philosophical debates and setting it in the context of the ideas of Bergson, Husserl, Heidegger and Sartre. Each text is also prefaced with an explanation which sets it in its context in Merleau-Ponty's work; and there are extensive suggestions for further reading to enable students to pursue the issues raised by Merleau-Ponty. Thus the book provides the ideal materials for students studying Merleau-Ponty for the first time.

Computer Vision Graphics And Image Processing

Author: Prem Kalra
Editor: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 3540683011
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This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the Indian Conference on Computer Vision, Graphics and Image Processing, ICVGIP 2006, held in Madurai, India in December 2006. The 29 revised full papers and 56 revised poster papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from 284 submissions. The papers are organized in topical sections on image restoration and super-resolution, segmentation and classification, image filtering and image processing, graphics and visualization, video analysis, tracking and surveillance, face-, gesture-, and object-recognition, compression, document processing/OCR, content based image retrieval, stereo/camera calibration, and biometrics.

Netstate

Author: George Lawson
Editor: Demos
ISBN: 1898309345
Size: 19,98 MB
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