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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 ...
The new product development improvement motives and practices of Miles and Snow’s prospectors, analysers and defenders
(Wiley-Blackwell Publishing, 2006)
Marketing, strategic management and contingency theory suggest that different strategies require different practices. The new product development (NPD) literature, however, hardly addresses the product development practices ...
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 ...
The role of endogenous vintage specific depreciation on the optimal behavior of firms
(Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Ltd., 2008)
This paper studies the firms' capital accumulation process in a vintage capital model with embodied technological change. We take into account that depreciation is endogenous and in particular associated with vintage ...
Ukraine, Turkey and the Black Sea region
(Harvard Ukrainian Research Institute, 1996)
The nationalist action party: representing the state, the nation or the nationalists?
(Taylor & Francis, Ltd., 2002)