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5.1 Identifying edges of a polygon

In this section, we revisit the construction of surfaces by identifying edges of polygons, as described in Section 2. Recall that, if we take any polygon in the plane and identify some of its edges in pairs, then we obtain a surface. When specifying how a given pair of edges is to be identified, we choose one of the two possible re
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Learning from human remains: Seianti's skeleton
How much can we learn from an entombed skeleton? This album introduces Seianti Hanunia Tlesnasa, an Etruscan noblewoman whose remains, along with her magnificent painted sarcophagus and life-size model, provide us with an unequalled insight a Roman life around 150 BC. The Etruscans were the original inhabitants of Italy before the Romans, and Seianti’s sarcophagus and skeleton reveal a huge amount about their customs and society, as well as her own health, lifestyle and status. Medical artists
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11.307 Beijing Urban Design Studio (MIT)
This is the 20th anniversary of the Beijing Urban Design Studio, which is a joint program between the MIT and Tsinghua University Schools of Architecture and Planning. The goal of the studio is to foster international cooperation through the undertaking of a joint urban design and planning initiative in the city of Beijing involving important, often controversial, sites and projects. Since 1995, almost 250 MIT and Tsinghua University students and faculty have participated in this annual studio,
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7.6 Arithmetic with binary fractions

My final point in the preceding section brings home the fact that integer arithmetic is not really suitable when divisions are to be performed. It is also not suitable where some or all of the values involved in the arithmetic are not – or are not necessarily – integers, and this is often the case. In such cases, arithmetic has to be performed on non-integers.

The most common representation for non-integers is the floating-point representation that I mentioned briefly in Box 3. You
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4.4 The marine carbon cycle

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2.3.1 Try some yourself

Activity 10

This table categorises Tom's activities for the day.

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3.4 Describing characteristics and locations

In the remainder of this section you study some expressions commonly used in description and then practise them in the context of a site in France.


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5.2 Conflict and consensus

The diverse forms of conflict that have marked long periods of European history hardly require further emphasis here. The first half of the twentieth century, in particular, was clearly dominated by what many have described as a European civil war. Since 1945, in marked contrast, the western part of the continent has been increasingly dominated by a growing number of freely associated countries in the name of a newly constituted ‘Europe’. It has been remarkably successful in developing me
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'Something About Mary Magdalene' looks at the role of Mary Magdalene through history and highlights recent evidence concerning her role in the church and today's society. Use this documentary to learn -- information contained in the documentary does not have to interfere with one's faith. It is NOT meant to be inflammatory but informative.
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5 Additional learning resources

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If you enjoyed the theme of the videos in this course watch the video below to find out more about the OU course DD208 Welfare, crime and society.

3.5 Evaluating claims, using evidence

Where does this exploration of evidence lead us? Can we decisively confirm or refute the common-sense stories of the crime problem in the UK?

Through an investigation of quantitative statistical evidence we certainly have some support for the claim that crime has risen considerably. But there are also doubts. The official statistics do not reflect unrecorded crime, and as one probes more deeply into the statistics we find that only certain types of crime have been on the rise. In any ca
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References

CCETSW (1995) Assuring Quality in the Diploma in Social Work – 1, Rules and Requirements for the Diploma in Social Work, Central Council forEducation and Training in Social Work, London.
Goffman, E. (1971; first published 1959) The Presentation of Self in Everyday Life, Penguin, Harmondsworth.
Mackay, L. (1993) Conflicts in Care: Medicine and Nursing, Ch
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3.8 Following up the report

The evaluation report will often contain recommendations for further actions and these may lead to new project ideas. Recommendations may relate to processes and procedures within the organisation. Project evaluation and debriefing can be a learning experience for the organisation as a whole, as well as for individuals. For example, British Petroleum gathers the lessons learnt from post-project appraisals in a series of booklets that are then used as guidance for writing project proposals. In
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Dress to Impress: Behind the scenes
Check out some of the behind-the-scenes moments for USC's From Campus to Career videos featuring USC students: Kay Angrum, John Luna, Kelly Kinas, Fernando Hurtado, Lauren Brose, Pierce Larsen, Judy Lee, Paul Samaha, and Katie Hogan. Presented by East West Bank (http://www.eastwestbank.com) To see current job openings at East West Bank, visit http://www.linkedin.com/company/east-west-bank/careers?trk=top_nav_careers Visit USC on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/usc Learn more about the Universi
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7.3.2 Subtraction

As I indicated at the start of this section, subtraction is converted to addition by replacing the number to be subtracted by its additive inverse, which in the case of binary arithmetic is its 2's complement. An example should make this clear.

Example 9

Subtract the signe
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3D Builder Tutorial Part 5: 3D Scanning with Kinect V2

In this video, Alex Blondin and Gavin Gear demonstrate how you can plug a Kinect V2 sensor into your PC and turn it into a portable 3D scanning setup using the latest version of 3D Builder.

In this video a custom "turntable" was used so that the person being scanned us rotated smoothly, but you can also use an office chair, or move the Kinect sensor and keep the subject stationary. An Alienware 17 laptop was used for scanning because the powerful onboard GPU can process s
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Royal Festival Hall, Belvedere Road, South Bank, Lambeth, London. Exterior view of the Royal Festival Hall showing part of the main entrance front and the south wall. The building was designed by Leslie Martin, Peter Moro and Robert Matthews from London County Council's Architecture Department to mark the Festival of Britain in 1951. Photographed by Eric de Mare before
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Activity 3

Use Google’s Advanced Search to find an OER in an area that interests you. It allows you to restric
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