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Images and Artefacts of the Ancient World

Alan K. Bowman and Michael Brady (eds)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197262962
eISBN:
9780191734533
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197262962.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Methodology and Techniques

These fifteen chapters explore the ways in which recent developments in imaging, image analysis, and image display and diffusion can be applied to objects of material culture in order to enhance ... More


Functional Beauty

Glenn Parsons and Allen Carlson

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199205240
eISBN:
9780191709296
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199205240.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This book studies the relationship between function and aesthetic value, breaking with the philosophical tradition of seeing the two as separate. It begins by developing and defending, in a general ... More


Crystal Structure Refinement: A Crystallographer's Guide to SHELXL

Peter Müller, Regine Herbst-Irmer, Anthony L. Spek, Thomas R. Schneider, and Michael R. Sawaya

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780198570769
eISBN:
9780191718809
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198570769.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Crystallography

This book covers advanced aspects of practical crystal structure refinement, focusing on practical problems in the everyday life of a crystallographer. After an introduction to SHELXL in the first ... More


The Mirror’s Reflections and Refractions

Rebecca M. Empson

in Harnessing Fortune: Personhood, Memory and Place in Mongolia

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197264737
eISBN:
9780191753992
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264737.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the role of the mirror, which is placed at the centre of the display, to reveal an exemplary kind of person made from each of the parts that constitute the household chest. ... More


AFM image artefacts

Peter Eaton and Paul West

in Atomic Force Microscopy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199570454
eISBN:
9780191722851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199570454.003.0006
Subject:
Physics, Atomic, Laser, and Optical Physics

AFM, like any other measurement technique, is prone to artefacts. These can arise due to the AFM probe, the scanner, the instrument electronics, from the laboratory environment, or from many outer ... More


Introduction

Michael Brady and Alan K. Bowman

in Images and Artefacts of the Ancient World

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197262962
eISBN:
9780191734533
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197262962.003.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Methodology and Techniques

This book is a result of the joint research project on the image enhancement of ancient documents. It brings together researches and projects in such way techniques and results could be discussed in ... More


The Chinese Exotic: Modern Diasporic Femininity

Olivia Khoo

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098794
eISBN:
9789882207516
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098794.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This book examines new representations of diasporic Chinese femininity emerging from Asia Pacific modernities since the late twentieth century. Through an analysis of cultural artefacts such as ... More


Some Image-Schemas and Their Functions

Jean Matter Mandler

in Foundations of Mind: Origins of Conceptual Thought

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195311839
eISBN:
9780199786770
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195311839.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter discusses the five image-schemas that appear to be foundational to a first conceptual division of the world into animals and artifacts: self-motion, animate motion, and linked paths for ... More


Dam Epilogue: The Textual Person

Tony Crook

in Anthropological Knowledge, Secrecy and Bolivip, Papua New Guinea: Exchanging Skin

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264003
eISBN:
9780191734151
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264003.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

Angkaiyakmin notions of a person's efficacy circulating beyond themselves and combining with others is used in this chapter as a vantage point on anthropological interpretative artefacts, and the ... More


SYNCHROTRON X-RAY ABSORPTION TOMOGRAPHY

Astrid Haibel

in Advanced Tomographic Methods in Materials Research and Engineering

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199213245
eISBN:
9780191707582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199213245.003.0005
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

This chapter discusses the principles of synchrotron X-ray tomography. The technique exploits the different linear attenuation coefficients of the chemical elements present in a sample or, ... More


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