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Kinect to HD Face

Friend of the Gallery and Kinect MVP Vangos Pterneas is back with a great and detailed post on developing with the HD Face API.

Some of the other times we've highlighted Vangos Pterneas's work;

Climate Change and the Australian Reform Agenda
This lecture is the ninth annual Sir Leslie Melville Lecture presented by the Australian National University. The introduction of an emissions trading scheme in Australia constitutes a significant economic reform. Unlike other key reforms with such a broad impact across the economy, there has not been a broad consensus within the economics profession on the merits of this reform or the general approach to how it should be implemented. In part this is due to the complex and multidimensional natur
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Encounters with the Past: Remembering the `Bygone' in Israeli Culture: Part 1 Bridges to Antiquity
The University of Washington's 34th Annual Samuel and Althea Stroum Lectures in Jewish Studies featured Professor Yael Zerubavel, director of The Allen and Joan Bildner Center for the Study of Jewish Life at Rutgers University. Zerubavel begins the three-part series, Encounters with the Past: Remembering the "Bygone" in Israeli, with a discussion of the ways in which antiquity has been introduced into Israel's commemorative landscape as the foundation of Zionist ideology and claim to the land.
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ECU Marching Pirates New Uniforms
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Politics, Humanitarianism and Children's Rights [Audio]
Speaker(s): Sir Mike Aaronson, Maryam Ahmed, Mary Robinson, Rafia Zakaria | In 2019, Save the Children celebrates 100 years of working at the interface of politics, humanitarianism, and children’s rights. What does the future hold? Bringing together a panel of leading experts, the conversation will analyse how children's rights have transformed over the last 100 years. We will consider how the relationship between politics and humanitarianism is changing amidst transformations in the global id
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Killing by Drones: The Legal and Public Policy Dimensions
Rory O. Millson, Partner at Cravath, Swaine and Moore LLP, explores the legal and policy issues surrounding the increasingly common use of military drones to carry out "targeted killings" in the ongoing fight against non-State actors around the world.
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Second briefing of the 'crisis compendium' - Part two, Professor Julian Franks
Julian Franks, Professor of Finance, suggests that giving free guarantees to banks reduces the incentive to monitor the banking sector
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Geometric Modeling of Solid Objects by Using a Face Adjacency Graph Representation
A relational graph structure based on a boundary representation of solid objects is described. In this structure, called Face Adjacency Graph, nodes represent object faces, whereas edges and vertices are encoded into arcs and hyperarcs. Based on the face adjacency graph, the authors define a set of primitive face-oriented Euler operators, and a set of macro operators for face manipulation, which allow a compact definition and an efficient updating of solid objects. The authors briefly describe a
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First year student experience
This case study reports on enhancing the first year student experience by engaging students in the practise of business through provision of a coherent and relevant set of learning activities
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Your Health: Cancer Genetics
Actress Angelina Jolie stunned many people when she announced that she had a double mastectomy because she carries a gene putting her at high risk for breast cancer. In this interview, two experts from the University of Maryland Greenebaum Cancer Center join us to talk about the genetics of cancer, including who should be tested and the risks/benefits of surgery. Related Links: Cancer Center http://www.umgcc.org/ Treatment Services http://www.umgcc.org/treatment/index.htm Research Programs
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1.3 Coal-forming environments today

Coal formation begins with preservation of waterlogged plant remains to produce peat and then slow compression as the peat is buried. About 10 m of peat will compress down to form about 1 m of coal; clearly large amounts of plant debris must be available for preservation. Even so, for a significant thickness of peat to accumulate there must be a balance between the growth of plants and the decay of underlying dead material to form peat (a process known as humification).

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Virtual Maths - Numbers, 3D Cylinder simulation tool
Interactive simulation tool demonstrating the formula for calculating the volume of a 3D cylinder
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Checklist - Study Placement
This is a resource released as part of the E-Portfolio Toolkit based on experience of developing the “Year Abroad E-Portfolio”, undertaken by the School of Languages at Leeds Metropolitan University.
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4.3 Conclusion

Social work practice is based upon assessments of situations and decisions about strategies to be adopted. Sometimes there can be a tension between the law and working within social work values; the law provides the framework for practice. In the next section you are going to examine the legal structures and processes within which social work skills are applied.

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99: Debt overhang, inflation threaten world economy
Pippa Malmgren, a former advisor to US President George W Bush on economics, spoke at a Global Private Equity Initiative (GPEI) event at INSEAD in Singapore this week (April 27). She talks here to INSEAD Knowledge about national debt problems
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Rocket barrage sparks Gaza airstrikes
Israel bombs targets in the Gaza Strip after Palestinian militants fire dozens of rockets into the south. Paul Chapman reports. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including business, financial, national, and international news. For over 160 years, Reuters has mainta
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Introduction

This course examines the basic mechanisms responsible for our ability to hear. Humans are able to distinguish a remarkable range of sounds and hearing provides us with a unique source of information about what is occurring in our immediate surroundings. Our sense of hearing depends entirely on the sensory receptors of the inner ear known as hair cells. Hair cells are extremely vulnerable and can be affected by disease, ageing and over-exposure to loud noise. Once destroyed, they do not regene
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1.2 The origins of coal

If you examine a piece of coal, at first sight it appears black and rather homogenous. However, closer inspection generally shows a series of parallel bands up to a few millimetres thick. Most obvious are shiny bands that break into angular pieces if struck. Between them are layers of dull, relatively hard coal and thin weak layers of charcoal-like carbon. Coal splits easily along these weak layers, which crumble to give coal its characteristic dusty black coating.

Microscopic examinati
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CSM Partnership in Education Award: Chesapeake Beach Resort & Spa
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China's Search for Democracy and Development
Present by Dr. David J. Lorenzo.
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