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Surface Colour Perception and Environmental Constraints

Laurence T. Maloney

in Colour Perception: Mind and the physical world

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198505006
eISBN:
9780191686764
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198505006.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Vision

This chapter demonstrates that human surface colour perception can be modelled as algorithms that, over certain ranges of environmental conditions, manage to assign colours to objects that are in ... More


Ecological Resources for Modeling Interactive Behavior and Embedded Cognition

Alex Kirlik

in Integrated Models of Cognitive Systems

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195189193
eISBN:
9780199847457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195189193.003.0014
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Models and Architectures

A recent trend in cognitive modeling is to couple cognitive architecture with computer models or simulations of dynamic environments to study interactive behavior and embedded cognition. Progress in ... More


Enhancing the Impact of Research in Human Information Interaction

Raya Fidel

in Human Information Interaction: An Ecological Approach to Information Behavior

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262017008
eISBN:
9780262301473
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262017008.003.0013
Subject:
Information Science, Information Science

Cognitive work analysis (CWA) can play an important role in realizing convergence between research in human information interaction (HII) and information systems design. CWA has the potential to ... More


Cities for a Small Continent: International Handbook of City Recovery

Anne Power

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447327523
eISBN:
9781447327547
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447327523.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Urban Geography

Europe’s historic city centres look dense, busy, cared for, populated with cafes, small shops, monuments, churches, public squares and traffic. On the centre’s edge, even in smaller, poorer cities, ... More


The Future in the Past

Deepak Nayyar

in Catch Up: Developing Countries in the World Economy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199652983
eISBN:
9780191761263
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199652983.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter outlines the contours of change experienced by developing countries in the world economy, situated in historical perspective, which provides answers to the questions posed at the outset, ... More


Animals and oxygen

Tim Lenton and Andrew Watson

in Revolutions that made the Earth

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199587049
eISBN:
9780191775031
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199587049.003.0015
Subject:
Physics, Geophysics, Atmospheric and Environmental Physics

This chapter begins by addressing the possibility that the appearance of intelligent life was held back by a simple global environmental constraint: lack of oxygen in the atmosphere. Looking at the ... More


Shifting Cultivation, Slavery, and Economic Development

John Majewski

in Modernizing a Slave Economy: The Economic Vision of the Confederate Nation

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832516
eISBN:
9781469603278
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807882375_majewski.5
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter documents the environmental constraints that led planters and farmers to adopt shifting cultivation. Most southern soils were highly acidic and lacked key nutrients, which made it ... More


Why Move?: Ohio Hopewell Sedentism Revisited

Paul J. Pacheco

in Hopewell Settlement Patterns, Subsistence, and Symbolic Landscapes

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034553
eISBN:
9780813039190
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034553.003.0003
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This chapter provides a cautionary comment to Charles's interpretations on lower Illinois Valley. Pacheco points out that the objective environmental constraints found in the lower Illinois Valley ... More


Seeds of Change: African Agricultural Workers in the Anglo-American Colonies

Frederick C. Knight

in Working the Diaspora: The Impact of African Labor on the Anglo-American World, 1650-1850

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814748183
eISBN:
9780814749128
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814748183.003.0003
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter explores the interaction between mixed labor forces that included Africans, Indians, and the English; and shows how enslaved Africans, coming out of environments with a range of ... More


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