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Transforming Images

Transforming Images Book
Author : Rebecca Coleman
Publisher : Routledge
Release : 2015-01-28
ISBN : 1317571452
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Contemporary social and cultural life is increasingly organised around a logic of self-transformation, where changing the body is seen as key. Transforming Images examines how the future functions within this transformative logic to indicate the potential of a materially better time. The book explores the crucial role that images have in organising an imperative for transformation and in making possible, or not, the materialisation of a better future. Coleman asks the questions: which futures are appealing and to whom? How do images tap into and reproduce wider social and cultural processes of inequality? Drawing on the recent ‘turns’ to affect and emotion and to understanding life in terms of vitality, intensity and ‘liveness’ in social and cultural theory, the book develops a framework for understanding images as felt and lived out. Analysing different screens across popular culture – the screens of shopping, makeover television programmes, online dieting plans and government health campaigns – it traces how images of self-transformation bring the future into the present and affectively ‘draw in’ some bodies more than others. Transforming Images will be of interest to students and scholars working in sociology, media studies, cultural studies and gender studies.

Transforming Images

Transforming Images Book
Author : Barbara E. Savedoff
Publisher : Cornell University Press
Release : 2000
ISBN : 9780801433757
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The author seeks to discern the distinctive character of photography as an art, asking why similar images affect us differently and how our reaction to a photograph of a painting is different to the response to the painting. She demonstrates "perceived realism" and the transformation of images.

Encountering Images of Spiritual Transformation

Encountering Images of Spiritual Transformation Book
Author : James M. Morgan
Publisher : Wipf and Stock Publishers
Release : 2013-02-27
ISBN : 161097980X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Humans are lovers, and yet a good deal of pedagogical theory, Christian or otherwise, assumes an anthropology at odds with human nature, fixed in a model of humans as "thinking things." Turning to Augustine, or at least Augustine in conversation with Aquinas, Martin Heidegger, the overlooked Jesuit thinker Bernard Lonergan, and the important contemporary Charles Taylor, this book provides a normative vision for Christian higher education. A phenomenological reappropriation of human subjectivity reveals an authentic order to love, even when damaged by sin, and loves, made authentic by grace, allow the intellectually, morally, and religiously converted person to attain an integral unity. Properly understanding the integral relation between love and the fullness of human life overcomes the split between intellectual and moral formation, allowing transformed subjects--authentic lovers--to live, seek, and work towards the values of a certain kind of cosmopolitanism. Christian universities exist to make cosmopolitans, properly understood, namely, those persons capable of living authentically. In other words, this text gives a full-orbed account of human flourishing, rooted in a phenomenological account of the human as basis for the mission of the university.

Transforming Our Image Building Our Brand

Transforming Our Image  Building Our Brand Book
Author : Valerie J. Gross
Publisher : ABC-CLIO
Release : 2013
ISBN : 1598847708
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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"This is a book about Transforming Our Image, Building Our Brand - The Education Advantage"--

Transforming Images

Transforming Images Book
Author : Claire J. Farago,Donna Pierce,Marianne L. Stoller,Kelly Donahue-Wallace
Publisher : Penn State University Press
Release : 2006
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The essays collected here explore the Catholic instruments of religious devotion produced in New Mexico from around 1760 until the radical transformation of the tradition in the twentieth century. The writers in this volume make three key arguments. First, they make a case for bringing new theoretical perspectives and research strategies to bear on the New Mexican materials and other colonial contexts. Second, they demonstrate that the New Mexican materials provide an excellent case study for rethinking many of the most fundamental questions in art-historical and anthropological study. Third, the authors collectively argue that the New Mexican images had, and still have, importance to diverse audiences and makers.

Transforming Visions

Transforming Visions Book
Author : Michael A Lyons,William A Tooman
Publisher : ISD LLC
Release : 2011-08-25
ISBN : 0227903552
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This volume includes nine essays that move Ezekiel's creative reuse of older materials to the foreground of discussion. The essays highlight the transformation of earlier texts, traditions, and theology in Ezekiel. They explore the diverse ways thatEzekiel reshapes Israel's legal texts, rituals, oracles against foreign nations, royal ideology, conception of the individual, remembrance of the past, and hope for the future. The work concludes by noting the subsequent transformation of Ezekiel inscribal transmission and in the New Testament.

Spectacular Miracles

Spectacular Miracles Book
Author : Jane Garnett,Gervase Rosser
Publisher : Reaktion Books
Release : 2013-06-15
ISBN : 1780231423
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Winner of the ACE / Mercers' Book Award 2014 Spectacular Miracles confronts an enduring Western belief in the supernatural power of images: that a statue or painting of the Madonna can fly through the air, speak, weep, or produce miraculous cures. Although contrary to widely held assumptions, the cults of particular paintings and statues held to be miraculous have persisted beyond the middle ages into the present, even in a modern European city such as Genoa, the primary focus of this book. Drawing upon rich documentation from northwest Italy and elsewhere, Spectacular Miracles shows how these images “work” in a range of historical contexts. Jane Garnett and Gervase Rosser vividly evoke ritual animation of the image and the phenomenology of the beholder’s experience. These images, they demonstrate, have the subversive potential of the miraculous image to bypass clerical and secular authority, a power enhanced by reproducibility—devotion is hard to control when a copy of a venerated image is held to carry the same supernatural potential as the original, even when in a digital form mediated by the Internet. Engaging with the history, anthropology, and visual culture of images and religion, Spectacular Miracles is a convincing study of the continuing power of faith and art.

Transforming Practice

Transforming Practice Book
Author : Elaine Graham
Publisher : Wipf and Stock Publishers
Release : 2002-03-21
ISBN : 1725202484
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The Transforming Image

The Transforming Image Book
Author : Jean Hall
Publisher : Urbana : University of Illinois Press
Release : 1980
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Transforming the Future of Learning with Educational Research

Transforming the Future of Learning with Educational Research Book
Author : Askell-Williams, Helen
Publisher : IGI Global
Release : 2015-01-31
ISBN : 1466674962
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The field of education is a vital component of today’s society, enriching and facilitating the attainment of new knowledge. Progress continues to be achieved in this area as new methods are envisioned that increase education’s value. Transforming the Future of Learning with Educational Research brings together diverse perspectives that underscore the importance of research practices toward the enrichment of teaching. Highlighting themes of learning, diversity, education communities, and student wellbeing, this book is an essential reference source for teacher educators, researchers, teaching practitioners, and professionals interested in the value of research within the field of education.

Transforming Teacher Education Through the Epistemic Core of Chemistry

Transforming Teacher Education Through the Epistemic Core of Chemistry Book
Author : Sibel Erduran,Ebru Kaya
Publisher : Springer
Release : 2019-06-10
ISBN : 3030153266
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This book synthesizes theoretical perspectives, empirical evidence and practical strategies for improving teacher education in chemistry. Many chemistry lessons involve mindless “cookbook” activities where students and teachers follow recipes, memorise formulae and recall facts without understanding how and why knowledge in chemistry works. Capitalising on traditionally disparate areas of research, the book investigates how to make chemistry education more meaningful for both students and teachers. It provides an example of how theory and practice in chemistry education can be bridged. It reflects on the nature of knowledge in chemistry by referring to theoretical perspectives from philosophy of chemistry. It draws on empirical evidence from research on teacher education, and illustrates concrete strategies and resources that can be used by teacher educators. The book describes the design and implementation of an innovative teacher education project to show the impact of an intervention on pre-service teachers. The book shows how, by making use of visual representations and analogies, the project makes some fairly abstract and complex ideas accessible to pre-service teachers.

The TransForum Model Transforming Agro Innovation Toward Sustainable Development

The TransForum Model  Transforming Agro Innovation Toward Sustainable Development Book
Author : Karin Andeweg,Henk C. van Latesteijn
Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
Release : 2010-10-07
ISBN : 9048197813
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The TransForum Model: Transforming Agro-innovation Toward Sustainable Development presents new insights on how to use innovation for the complex challenge of sustainable development. Innovation has been at the heart of the positive agricultural developments in both production and productivity growth during the last decades. Due to the negative impact of these developments on the physical and social environment, a transformational change of the agricultural sector is needed to shift toward a more sustainable development. Changing the agro innovation system is necessary to bring this about. In this book, six years of experimenting with sustainable development in agriculture is translated into a set of principles and guidelines. Together these constitute The TransForum Model to deal with innovation and sustainable development. This book shows how different scientific disciplines contribute to this new mode of agro innovation.

Transform Coding of Images

Transform Coding of Images Book
Author : R. J. Clarke
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 1985
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Transforming Depression

Transforming Depression Book
Author : David H. Rosen
Publisher : Nicolas-Hays, Inc.
Release : 2002-05-01
ISBN : 0892546093
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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In this groundbreaking book, David H. Rosen, M.D., offers depressed individuals, their families, and therapists a lifesaving course in healing the soul through creativity. This is a book about transforming depression and its powerful pull toward suicide into a meaningful alternative. In Transforming Depression, Dr. Rosen applies Carl Jung's method of active imagination to treating depressed and suicidal individuals. Having dealt with depression in his own life and the suicides of loved ones, Dr. Rosen shows that when people learn to confront the rich images and symbols that emerge from their struggles, they can turn their despair into a fountain of creative energy. He details the paths of four patients whose work in painting, pottery, and dance -- in conjunction with psychotherapy -- led them from depression to a more meaningful life. Their dramatic paintings illustrate the text. Part One presents an overview of the biological, psychological, sociological, and spiritual factors involved in the diagnosis of depression. Part Two provides a new therapeutic approach to treating depression, focusing on the symbolic death and rebirth of the ego (ego-cide) as an alternative to suicide. Part Three presents in-depth case studies from Dr. Rosen's practice. Part Four discusses how we can recognize crisis points and how creativity can transform depression. The author pays particular attention to the problem of teen suicide.

Transforming the Inner and Outer Family

Transforming the Inner and Outer Family Book
Author : E Mark Stern,Sheldon Z Kramer
Publisher : Routledge
Release : 2013-12-16
ISBN : 1317711890
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This enlightening book integrates humanistic and transpersonal psychotherapy principles with family systems work. Transforming the Inner and Outer Family discusses a wide range of creative methodologies, such as the use of meditation, guided imagery, and energy centers in the body to bridge the inner and outer experiences of the individual and family members. Chapters explore the healing capacity of intense affect to unify significant others through the transformation of fear, anger, and grief to understanding, compassion, love, and forgiveness. The book is practical as well as theoretical, containing many case studies focusing on individual, couples, and family therapy. In addition, a special chapter is included on the use of family of origin sessions. Transcripts of actual cases show detailed methods of entering into the therapy system to promote change and demonstrate the operational definition of spirituality and its practical utilization in psychotherapy. Also included is a special candid interview between the author and Virginia Satir, mother of family therapy, nine months before she died, on her personal and professional life. Transforming the Inner and Outer Family presents an integrative family systems model that emphasizes the coordination of existential, humanistic, and transpersonal healing psychologies. This model coordinates Virginia Satir’s later thinking with Roberto Assagioli’s model of psychosynthesis. Author Sheldon Kramer blends principles of psychosynthesis with family systems work and thoroughly explains the use of his new model, Mind-Body Systems Therapy,TM including: development of internal family configurations the spiritual dimension within the systemic context integrating the use of the body with meditation in healing practices methods of healing the inner nuclear and intra-generational family bridging the inner and outer familial world stages of inner and outer healing the use of self in therapy Transforming the Inner and Outer Family is on the cutting edge of current emerging interests in alternative medicine, especially in holistic principles of healing, with emphasis on the spiritual dimension as a major healing conduit for transformation. Readers will discover in this book a solid theoretical base that integrates traditional psychology, including psychodynamic/object relations theory, with less-mainstream forms of psychotherapy, and will learn effective strategies for helping individuals, couples, and families heal.

Computer Graphics Techniques

Computer Graphics Techniques Book
Author : David F. Rogers,Rae Earnshaw
Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
Release : 2001-10-31
ISBN : 9780387972374
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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In the third paper in this chapter, Mike Pratt provides an historical intro duction to solid modeling. He presents the development of the three most freqently used techniques: cellular subdivision, constructive solid modeling and boundary representation. Although each of these techniques devel oped more or less independently, today the designer's needs dictate that a successful system allows access to all of these methods. For example, sculptured surfaces are generally represented using a boundary represen tation. However, the design of a complex vehicle generally dictates that a sculptured surface representation is most efficient for the 'skin' while constructive solid geometry representation is most efficent for the inter nal mechanism. Pratt also discusses the emerging concept of design by 'feature line'. Finally, he addresses the very important problem of data exchange between solid modeling systems and the progress that is being made towards developing an international standard. With the advent of reasonably low cost scientific workstations with rea sonable to outstanding graphics capabilities, scientists and engineers are increasingly turning to computer analysis for answers to fundamental ques tions and to computer graphics for present~tion of those answers. Although the current crop of workstations exhibit quite impressive computational ca pability, they are still not capable of solving many problems in a reasonable time frame, e. g. , executing computational fluid dynamics and finite element codes or generating complex ray traced or radiosity based images. In the sixth chapter Mike Muuss of the U. S.

Intelligent Computing and Information Science

Intelligent Computing and Information Science Book
Author : Ran Chen
Publisher : Springer
Release : 2010-12-17
ISBN : 3642181295
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This two-volume set (CCIS 134 and CCIS 135) constitutes the refereed proceedings of the International Conference on Intelligent Computing and Information Science, ICICIS2011, held in Chongqing, China, in January 2011. The 226 revised full papers presented in both volumes, CCIS 134 and CCIS 135, were carefully reviewed and selected from over 600 initial submissions. The papers provide the reader with a broad overview of the latest advances in the field of intelligent computing and information science.

Advances in Face Detection and Facial Image Analysis

Advances in Face Detection and Facial Image Analysis Book
Author : Michal Kawulok,Emre Celebi,Bogdan Smolka
Publisher : Springer
Release : 2016-04-02
ISBN : 331925958X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This book presents the state-of-the-art in face detection and analysis. It outlines new research directions, including in particular psychology-based facial dynamics recognition, aimed at various applications such as behavior analysis, deception detection, and diagnosis of various psychological disorders. Topics of interest include face and facial landmark detection, face recognition, facial expression and emotion analysis, facial dynamics analysis, face classification, identification, and clustering, and gaze direction and head pose estimation, as well as applications of face analysis.

Transforming Music Education

Transforming Music Education Book
Author : Estelle Ruth Jorgensen
Publisher : Indiana University Press
Release : 2003
ISBN : 0253215609
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Examines the reasons why music education should be transformed and suggests alternative educational modles and strategies__

Medical Image Understanding and Analysis

Medical Image Understanding and Analysis Book
Author : Guang Yang,Angelica Aviles-Rivero,Michael Roberts,Carola-Bibiane Schönlieb
Publisher : Springer Nature
Release : 2022-07-25
ISBN : 3031120531
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 26th Conference on Medical Image Understanding and Analysis, MIUA 2022, held in Cambridge, UK, in July 2022. The 65 full papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from 95 submissions. They were organized according to following topical sections: biomarker detection; image registration, and reconstruction; image segmentation; generative models, biomedical simulation and modelling; classification; image enhancement, quality assessment, and data privacy; radiomics, predictive models, and quantitative imaging. Chapter “FCN-Transformer Feature Fusion for Polyp Segmentation” is available open access under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License via link.springer.com.