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Relative flattening between velvet and matte 3D shapes: Evidence for similar shape-from-shading computations
(Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, 2012)
Among other cues, the visual system uses shading to infer the 3D shape of objects. The shading pattern depends on the illumination and reflectance properties (BRDF). In this study, we compared 3D shape perception between ...
Partisan legitimacy across generations
In this paper we argue that parties shape their supporters' views about the political system via the messages they communicate about the desirability of the political system. Moreover, we contend that the effectiveness of ...
Turkey and EU/rope: discourses of inspiration/anxiety in Turkey's foreign policy
(Canadian Center of Science and Education, 2012-06)
The literature on Turkey-European Economic Community/Union (EEC/EU) relations scrutinises how various EEC/EU actors vacillate on Turkey's accession to European integration contingent upon their image/s of Turkey. Turkey's ...
Matching Islamic patterns in Kufic images
(Springer-Verlag London Ltd, 2015)
In this study, we address the problem of matching patterns in Kufic calligraphy images. Being used as a decorative element, Kufic images have been designed in a way that makes it difficult to be read by non-experts. ...
Outcomes following total laryngectomy for squamous cell carcinoma: one centre experience
(Elsevier Masson, 2012)
Objectives: To evaluate the clinical outcomes of total laryngectomy (TL), complications and factors affecting survival. Design: Retrospective review of hospital electronic database for head and neck squamous cell carcinoma ...
How does the exchange rate movement affect macroeconomic performance? a VAR analysis with sign restriction approach – evidence from Turkey
(Economics Bulletin, 2012)
In this paper, we assess the effect of exchange rate movement on macroeconomic performance by differentiating the source of exchange rate movement as either an expansionary monetary policy or a portfolio preference shock ...
Opening a Door for Return to Home: Impact and Effectiveness of Turkish Repentance Laws
(Taylor and Francis Inc., 2016)
This study analyzes the impact of the Turkish Repentance Laws in undermining the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK). Did the repentance laws increase the PKK surrender, thereby decreasing the PKK violence? Vector Auto-Regression ...
Oscillatory synchronization model of attention to moving objects
The world is a dynamic environment hence it is important for the visual system to be able to deploy attention on moving objects and attentively track them. Psychophysical experiments indicate that processes of both attentional ...
A non-cooperative support for equal division in estate division problems
(Elsevier BV, 2012)
We consider estate division problems and show that for any claim game based on a (estate division) rule satisfying efficiency, equal treatment of equals, and order preservation of awards, all (pure strategy) Nash equilibria ...
Turkey's role in defusing the Iranian nuclear issue
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