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Minimalist Approaches to Figurative Maze Design

Robert Bosch, Tim Chartier, and Michael Rowan

in The Mathematics of Various Entertaining Subjects: Research in Recreational Math

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691164038
eISBN:
9781400881338
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691164038.003.0003
Subject:
Mathematics, History of Mathematics

This chapter demonstrates that simple mathematical methods can be used to design mazes that resemble user-supplied target images. The first approach discussed here is the TSP method, which involves ... More


Contemporary studies of spatial cognition

Paul A. Dudchenko

in Why People Get Lost: The Psychology and Neuroscience of Spatial Cognition

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199210862
eISBN:
9780191594199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199210862.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter describes many of the current tasks used to test spatial learning and memory. It considers both the tasks and the spatial processing underlying their performance. The tasks include the ... More


The Maze and the Masses

Hélène Landemore

in Democratic Reason: Politics, Collective Intelligence, and the Rule of the Many

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691155654
eISBN:
9781400845538
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691155654.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter argues that collective intelligence offers an attractive solution to the problem of the average citizen's ignorance and irrationality. It first illustrates this point by presenting the ... More


Democracy as a Gamble Worth Taking

Hélène Landemore

in Democratic Reason: Politics, Collective Intelligence, and the Rule of the Many

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691155654
eISBN:
9781400845538
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691155654.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This concluding chapter returns to the metaphor of the maze and the masses introduced in the first chapter and addresses a few concerns about the possibility of democratic “unreason.” Introducing the ... More


‘You Can take it from me that what I Say is Absolutely Gospel’: Game Shows and Generation X

Karen Lury

in British Youth Television: Cynicism and Enchantment

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198159704
eISBN:
9780191673689
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198159704.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter examines two examples of pervasive television genre (game shows) and uses them to demonstrate how this genre was adapted for Generation X. It discusses two distinctive programmes, the ... More


A history of ‘maze’ psychology

Paul A. Dudchenko

in Why People Get Lost: The Psychology and Neuroscience of Spatial Cognition

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199210862
eISBN:
9780191594199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199210862.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter provides an overview of early studies of spatial cognition, focusing on maze learning. It begins with a description of the first maze studies which were based on the Hampton Court maze. ... More


The Invention of Martha Graham: Emergence and the Strictures

Mark Franko

in Martha Graham in Love and War: The Life in the Work

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199777662
eISBN:
9780199950119
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199777662.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Dance, History, American

This chapter examines the development of Graham’s image in the media across the 1940s and her role as a celebrity woman artist in wartime and the postwar era. It examines Graham’s resistance to being ... More


Multiple Memory Systems in the Brain

Howard Eichenbaum

in The Cognitive Neuroscience of Memory: An Introduction

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195141740
eISBN:
9780199865741
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195141740.003.0008
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Systems

This chapter reviews studies on multiple memory systems in the brain. These studies show that the hippocampal region mediates memory for adoption of the “place” strategy in a T-maze and expression of ... More


Introduction

William I. F. David, Kenneth Shankland, Lynne B McCusker, and Christian Baerlocher

in Structure Determination from Powder Diffraction Data

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199205530
eISBN:
9780191718076
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199205530.003.0001
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

This chapter, which assumes a familiarity with basic crystallography, introduces the concept of structure determination from powder diffraction data. It does so by examining the ‘structure ... More


Final Years

Isidore Cyril Cannon

in Public Success, Private Sorrow: The Life and Times of Charles Henry Brewitt-Taylor (1857-1938), China Customs Commissioner and Pioneer Translator

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099616
eISBN:
9789882207301
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099616.003.0017
Subject:
History, Asian History

Many of the retired members of the Customs Service, including B-T, maintain strong interest and identification in the Service. Maze, one of Brewitt-Taylor's (B-T's) colleagues, wrote to B-T ... More


An Archaeology of the Troubles: The dark heritage of Long Kesh/Maze prison

Laura McAtackney

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199673919
eISBN:
9780191804779
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199673919.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

Long Kesh/Maze prison was infamous as the major holding centre for paramilitary prisoners during the course of the Troubles in Northern Ireland. Some of the major events of the recent conflict ... More


Plot Construction: A Chaotic Geometry

Elisa Pezzotta

in Stanley Kubrick: Adapting the Sublime

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617038938
eISBN:
9781621039822
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617038938.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter discusses how the unrelated sequences in Kubrick’s film adaptations are, on the one hand, inserted in symmetrical syuzhet structures, in which the end mirrors the beginning, and/or in ... More


Choreography or Carpentry? Assembling a Visual Complement to the Music of Agon

Charles M. Joseph

in Stravinsky and Balanchine: A Journey of Invention

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300087123
eISBN:
9780300129342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300087123.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter illustrates the labyrinthine maze that is Agon's intricate pitch language, where the inviolable principles of order, discipline, symmetry, and control can quickly be lost. In musical ... More


Parallel Worlds

Jad Smith

in John Brunner

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037337
eISBN:
9780252094514
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037337.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This introductory chapter discusses the metaphor of parallel worlds as it relates to the work of John Brunner. Brunner once observed that while we all inhabit the same world, we live in and among ... More


Imperium in Imperio: 1914–1929

Hans van de Ven

in Breaking with the Past: The Maritime Customs Service and the Global Origins of Modernity in China

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231137386
eISBN:
9780231510523
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231137386.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter takes the financial story up to the Nationalists' formation of a new government in 1928. It considers how Francis Aglen, Hart's successor at the Customs Service, accumulated financial ... More


Tariff Nation, Smugglers’ Nation: The Customs Service in the Nanjing Decade, 1929–1937

Hans van de Ven

in Breaking with the Past: The Maritime Customs Service and the Global Origins of Modernity in China

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231137386
eISBN:
9780231510523
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231137386.003.0007
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter focuses on the Customs Service under the Nationalists. It begins with a close analysis of Inspector General Frederick Maze, whose attitude towards the Nationalists was one of upholding ... More


Introduction: Everyone Has a Part to Play1

in Smashing H-Block: The Rise and Fall of the Popular Campaign against Criminalization, 1976–1982

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846317439
eISBN:
9781846317194
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317194.001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This introductory chapter discusses the theme of volume which is the Irish republican struggle against criminalisation from 1976 to 1982, which culminated in the historic hunger strikes of 1980 and ... More


Building the Campaign (1980)

in Smashing H-Block: The Rise and Fall of the Popular Campaign against Criminalization, 1976–1982

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846317439
eISBN:
9781846317194
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317194.005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter focuses on the creation of the National H-Block Committee in 1980. It describes the anti-H-Block march organised by the committee from Belfast to Long Kesh, the location of the Prison ... More


Hunger Strike (October-December 1980)

in Smashing H-Block: The Rise and Fall of the Popular Campaign against Criminalization, 1976–1982

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846317439
eISBN:
9781846317194
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317194.006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter focuses on the hunger strike launched by prisoners at the Prison Maze in October–December 1980. It discusses the participation of the Irish Commission for Justice and Peace (ICJP) in the ... More


Bobby Sands MP (January–April 1981)

in Smashing H-Block: The Rise and Fall of the Popular Campaign against Criminalization, 1976–1982

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846317439
eISBN:
9781846317194
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317194.007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter focuses on the hunger strike launched by republican activist Bobby Sands at the Prison Maze in Long Kesh, Northern Ireland. It provides background information of Sands' sentence and his ... More


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