Introduction to Concise Signal Models
This collection reviews fundamental concepts underlying the use of concise models for signal processing. Topics are presented from a geometric perspective and include low-dimensional linear, sparse, and manifold-based signal models, approximation, compression, dimensionality reduction, and Compressed Sensing.
Accidental find heralds new weapon in war on mosquitos
June 20 - A chemical compound, with the potential to produce an insect repellent thousands of times more effective than anything currently available, has been discovered by scientists at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee. The discovery came about accidentally during research to find new ways of fighting malaria. Rob Muir reports.
Race activists want more black models
June 20 - Black rights campaigners in Brazil criticize labels at Sao Paulo Fashion Week for casting a small number of dark-skinned models and demand 20 percent quotas for future shows. Tara Cleary reports.
Hurricane Mitch from TRMM: October 27, 1998
A fly-in to Hurricane Mitch on October 27, 1998, showing the three-dimensional structure of the precipitation as measured by the Precipitation Radar instrument on TRMM. In this animation, a surface of constant precipitation is colored by the value of the precipitation on the ground under the surface.
PediNeuroLogic Exam: 2 1/2 Years Old: Fine Motor/Coordination - Using Measuring Tape
A measuring tape can also be used to test coordination. As the girl reaches for the tip of the tape to pull it out and has to extend the arm to reach the target, she is being tested for dysmetria. Having her manipulate the tape measure and work the control button is testing hand coordination. The examiner tries to get her to click the button but she doesn't do it. This was an attempt to test repetitive movements. A neuroscience tutorial focusing on those aspects of the pediatric neurological exa
The Crystal Capers: #4
Breaking news: Eagle Eye TV is reporting that Aubie is still on the loose with the crystal football. Tommy Dawson, city of Auburn police chief, is asking the public to call the secret witness line with any information they might have on Aubie's whereabouts. http://www.auburn.edu/caper
Sintaxis Grafica de la Multimedia (Graphical Syntax of Multimedia)
The multimedia offers an integration that must be made by the subject with the stimuli given, in their majority visual. For that reason it is interesting to know how effective may be the use of images and to propose some basic norms for designing multimedia software based on a graphic syntax
Large-scale analysis of chromosomal aberrations in cancer karyotypes reveals two distinct paths to a
This is a large sacle analysis of chromosoaml abberations in cancer karyotypes, showing two distinct paths to aneuploidy.
Charles Reagan Wilson Delivers Mortar Board "Last Lecture"
Retiring professor Charles Reagen Wilson gave the Mortar Board "Last Lecture" at the Ford Center. Video by Mary Stanton Knight.
Introduction to Patterns
This computer-animated video is an introduction to patterns containing pictures. Students are told to look for repeating symbols to identify patterns and are shown examples of repeating patterns. A series of pictures not containing a pattern is also shown to aid students in learning the concept of repeating symbols. ( 1:34)
Changes in Today's World: Statistics Show a New World Emerging
A three minute video that shows how the world is truly becoming global in terms of jobs and some startling facts that ALL students need to see. Remarkable collection of data.
Albert Bierstadt Painter
This five minute video provides viewers with images prainted by Albert Bierstadt, a painter best known for his large landscapes of the American West. He was the first artist to record these sites, Bierstadt was the foremost painter of these scenes for the remainder of the 19th century. There isn't any narration in this video, just images of the paintings so the teacher needs to provide insights as to the subject and painter's history.
Interview with Csaba Markus on Painting of Raphael
This 2:41 minute interview with Csaba Markus at the
Budapest Museum of Fine Arts discussing the details of Raphael's "Portrait of a Young Man" and the similarities to the "Mona Lisa". The strong dialect might be difficult for some students, but his insights are worth viewing for advanced art students.
Winslow Homer - 1836-1910
This three minute video is simply images that Homer created. There is no narration and so the teacher may have to stop the video several times to point out the style and content of the images to help the students better understand the works. (03:08)
Self-taught Artists: William Hawkins
This 1:16 video is about the self-taught artists William Hawkins, a former slave. It is very brief, but could provide students with motivation to find out more about Hawkins and others who learned by doing such as Grandma Moses.
Winslow Homer on Prouts Neck
This 6:26 long video goes into detail about Homer's work at Prouts Neck where he lived and painted some of his best work. The video also shows his studio. Several of his most famous works are shown, but the teacher may need to stop the video to explain what they are and how they were done.
Smoothing the way to a healthy glow?
A group of university students are enjoying a specially designed fruit smoothie a day to discover whether it can improve their appearance and make them feel healthier. The research is being carried out by the Schools of Psychology and Biosciences at The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus (UNMC).
Worship Service - 11/30/14 - Christy Lohr Sapp
Worship service for the First Sunday in Advent with preaching by Dr. Christy Lohr Sapp.
Yiting Wang: The Revolution of the Kitchen
Yiting Wang is a Researcher, Yale University School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, Green Markets Lab. Her research focuses on the intersection of climate, energy and development. She traces how these issues have been increasingly approached through market-based mechanisms such as carbon finance and how actors access the market and the wealth it generates based on her fieldwork in Kenya and Uganda. From her research in the Indian Himalaya, she also examines household energy transition fro
Making the DIY Clinometer
Link to Youtube video showing how to make a do-it-yourself clinometer