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Qualitative contribution of a vr-system to architectural design: Why we failed?
The paper exposes the development of a Virtual-Reality system for modeling timber structures, and evaluations with students about its contribution to the architectural project.
Author(s): Alvarado, R.G., Parra Marquez, J.C. and Vildosola

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Angles: Composition Measuring

The instructor uses an electronic sketchpad to demonstrate how to constucut angles.  Video discusses vocabulary and symbols associated with angles, ray (sides of the angle), vertex (the point where the rays start).  It then goes on to use the protractor to measure an angle.  It starts with where to put one line of the angle and then where and what to measure.  It also instru
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Learning outcomes

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • explain the meanings of key terms and use them appropriately

  • describe the behaviour of wave packets when they encounter potential energy steps, barriers and wells

  • describe how stationary-state solutions of the Schrödinger equation can be used to analyse scattering and tunnelling

  • for a range of simple potential energy functions obtain the solution of the time-independent Schrödinger
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Computer Visualisation as a Tool in Architectural Historical Research
The historical city has been represented over time using various ways of drawing, modelling and simulation. Using different kinds of visual information as a basis, computer visualisation techniques are used in this presentation to reconstruct the urban development in the twentieth century of the town of Heusden and other towns. The resulting visualisation provides us with a tool for a better understanding of the dynamics of urban transformation processes, typologies and morphological changes. Th
Author(s): Alkhoven, P.

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The Reconstruction of the Past: The Application of New Techniques for Visualization and Research in
This paper focuses on the visualization of historical architecture. The application of new Computer-Aided- Architectural-Design techniques for visualization on micro computers provides a technique for reconstructing and analyzing architectural objects from the past. The pilot project describes a case study in which the historical transformation of a town will be analyzed by using three- dimensional CAD models in combination with bitmap textures. The transformation of the historic town will be vi
Author(s): Alkhoven, Patricia

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Spatial Analysis for Museum Design
The paper describes how a specially written customisation of AutoCAD enables students of Architecture to use the method of spatial analysis called Space Syntax developed by Professor Bill Hillier of the Bartlett School of Architecture, London, to examine a number of existing museums, to compare the findings against other criteria, and to draw conclusions about the strategy adopted in museum design. Simple interactive graphics enable plans to be entered and compared, so that they may be evaluated
Author(s): Alison Murison and James Gray

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Vilosidades espaciais - Ambientes imersivos e interativos em rede [Space Villosities - Immersive and
With the aim to explore the potential of creating spaces through the Internet, the research is based on Novak.s concepts . .Soundscapes. and .Navigable Music. . for a project that includes the production of a file sharing software (peer to peer) and chat that allows the sonorous and visual representation of the connected users, defining a virtual space, a fluid sonorous landscape, where it.s main constituent substance is the sound. An environment network with participative and collective sound a
Author(s): Aline Couri Fabi?o

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Notability App for iOS
'Welcome to Notability, a powerful note-taker to annotate documents, sketch ideas, record lectures, and more, on iPhone, iPad, and Mac.Notability is the one place to create, share, and manage your notes. It combines handwriting, typing, audio recordings, and photos so you can create notes that fit your needs. And with iCloud support, your notes are always available on iPhone, iPad, and Mac. Anytime. Anywhere. Take beautiful notes- Handwrite notes or sketch ideas using gorgeous variable widt
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Eucharistieviering einde schooljaar
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In deze bijdrage vind je een eucharistieviering om het schooljaar af te sluiten. Het thema van deze viering is kleuren.


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Lunch Poems - Richard Berengarten
http://lunchpoems.berkeley.edu/ Richard Berengarten (aka Richard Burns) was born in London in 1943. George Szirtes described him as "one of the major half-hidden poets of England". The author of more than twenty books, Berengarten has been something of a maverick in contemporary British poetry. Two of his books are regarded as contemporary classics: The Manager and The Blue Butterfly, an elegy for victims of a Nazi massacre in former Yugoslavia. A book of essays about his work, The Salt Companio
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Estudo sobre o cognitivismo e o hipertexto, e a disponibiliza??o de material did?tico na internet [A
Internet has made the use of computer based teaching tools more popular then ever. Little attention has been paid to methods for providing schoolbooks in hypertext environment, though. The objective of this research was to develop propositions of methods and tools specifically for presenting textbook in interactive digital environments, paying attention to the characteristics and demands of contemporary youth and the characteristics and potentialities of hypertext systems, specially its associat
Author(s): Alexandre Cantini Rezende

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"Collateral Damage: Human Rights and U.S. Foreign Policy in the 21st Century" (video)
power poster Lecture by Samantha Power, Anna Lindh Professor of Practice of Global Leadership and Public Policy, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University. Samantha Power's book, A Problem From Hell: America and the Age of Genocide, was awarded the 2003 Pulitzer Prize for general non-fiction. She was the founding executive director of th
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Statistics - an intuitive introduction : summation sign
Understanding the summation sign: what does it do … why does it exist?
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11.7 Characteristics of inventors

In their classic book The Sources of Invention (1969) John Jewkes, David Sawers and Richard Stillerman observe the following about inventors, whether working outside or inside an organisation.

  • Inventors tend to be absorbed with their own ideas and to feel strongly about their importance and potential.

  • Inventors can be impatient with those who don't share their optimism.

  • Inventors are often isolated because they are
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1.7.3 Differentiating dyslexia from other developmental conditions

While dyslexia is distinctive, there are other developmental syndromes that often co-occur with it. Examples include:

  • developmental dysphasia – specific difficulties with spoken language

  • attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder – involving particular problems with concentration and/or behaviour

  • developmental dyspraxia – developmental coordination disorder.

Developmental dysphasia

Developm
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Material & Space: Synthesis Strategies based on Evolutionary Developmental Biology
A material system can be defined as a set of self-organized materials, defining a certain spatial arrangement. In architecture, this material arrangement acts as a threshold for space, though space often only appears as a by-product of the material organization. Treating space as a resulting, therefore secondary, independent product minimizes the capacity to generate architecture that is astutely aware of concerns of functionality, environment and energy. An effective arrangement of material can
Author(s): Ahlquist, Sean; Moritz Fleischmann

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3.3.2 The styling of legal cases

Activity 8 asks you to read Reading 1 – a short extract from The English Legal System (Slapper and Kelly, 2003) – and identify what you consider are the advantages of allowing the House of Lords to overrule its previous decisions. This extract provides you with examples of instances when the House of Lords has not followed its own previous decisions.

This may be the first time you have read the name of a legal case. Case names are written in a particular style. For example, t
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Da Representa??o ? Modelagem (From Representation Towards Modeling)
This work intends to structure a conceptual and technical referential to guide the development of the ?Post-Graduate Drawing Course - from traditional tracing to computer graphics? (DTGC-IFM,UFPel, RS, Brasil), related to the process of using the computer technology for problem-solving in graphics representation. The referential intends to evaluate the level of development, and also orientate the investments with qualification of the staff, hardware and software. This study refers only to the pr
Author(s): Adriane Borda Da Silva, A., F?lix, N.R., Magall?n

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2.1 Building a believable world

Writing is a perceptual art, one in which images are created via language in order for the reader to make meaning. It is therefore imperative that the writer's powers of perception are alert. Writing is a process of becoming aware, of opening the senses to ways of grasping the world, ways that may previously have been blocked. Often we take the world around us for granted, we are so immersed in habit. All of our lives contain relative degrees of routine. We go to sleep, we eat, we go to work.
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Bewogen worden en in beweging komen - Land in Zicht 5
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Tijdens deze les ontdekken leerlingen wat het betekent om bewogen te worden en in beweging te komen. Ze maken kennis met diverse organisaties die in beweging komen.


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