Korean horror cinema by Alison Peirse, Daniel Martin

By Alison Peirse, Daniel Martin

The 1st designated English-language booklet on Korean horror introduces the cultural specificity of the style to a world viewers, from the long-lasting monsters of gothic horror, to the avenging killers of Oldboy and demise Bell. starting within the Nineteen Sixties, it lines a course in the course of the background of Korean horror, supplying new interpretations of vintage motion pictures, demarcating the moving styles of creation and intake around the a long time, and acquainting readers with motion pictures hardly ever visible and mentioned outdoors of Korea. It explores the significance of folklore and fable on horror movie narratives, the effect of political and social switch upon the style, and bills for the transnational triumph of a few of Korea's modern horror motion pictures. whereas overlaying the most winning fresh movies corresponding to cellphone and A story of 2 Sisters, the gathering additionally explores the imprecise, the arcane and the little-known outdoors Korea, together with designated analyses of The Devil's Stairway and Woman's Wail. Its exploration and definition of the canon makes it an enticing and crucial learn for college students and students in horror movie experiences and Korean reports alike

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Borneo (Regional Travel Guide) by Daniel Robinson

By Daniel Robinson

“Wild orangutans swing via jungle canopies, Irrawaddy dolphins play within the shimmering waters of the South China Sea and saltwater crocs watch boats gliding down the river looking for Dayak longhouses.” – Daniel Robinson, Lonely Planet Writer

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54 maps
427,500km of jungle adventures
25 impressive dive sites
112 days of on-the-ground research
In-depth background
Clear, easy-to-use maps
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At-a-glance useful info
Comprehensive making plans tools
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Video Text Detection by Tong Lu, Shivakumara Palaiahnakote, Chew Lim Tan, Wenyin Liu

By Tong Lu, Shivakumara Palaiahnakote, Chew Lim Tan, Wenyin Liu (auth.)

This e-book offers a scientific creation to the newest advancements in video textual content detection. starting with a dialogue of the underlying idea and a quick background of video textual content detection, the textual content proceeds to hide pre-processing and post-processing ideas, personality segmentation and popularity, id of non-English scripts, thoughts for multi-modal research and function evaluate. The detection of textual content from either average video scenes and artificially inserted captions is tested. quite a few purposes of the know-how also are reviewed, from registration code popularity and highway navigation suggestions, to activities research and video advertisements structures. good points: explains the elemental concept in a succinct demeanour, supplemented with references for additional analyzing; highlights sensible concepts to aid the reader comprehend and boost their very own video textual content detection platforms and functions; serves as an easy-to-navigate reference, providing the cloth in self-contained chapters.

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Norway - Oslo Guide by Lonely Planet

By Lonely Planet

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Lonely Planet Norway is your passport to the main correct, updated recommendation on what to work out and pass, and what hidden discoveries look forward to you. stopover at Norway's cultural capital, Oslo; hike to breathtaking Pulpit Rock; or enjoy the excessive Arctic in Svalbard - all together with your relied on trip spouse. Get to the guts of Norway and start your trip now!

Inside Lonely Planet Norway go back and forth Guide:

  • Colour maps and pictures all through
  • Highlights and itineraries assist you tailor your journey on your own wishes and pursuits
  • Insider tips to save lots of money and time and get round like an area, fending off crowds and bother spots
  • Essential info at your fingertips - hours of operation, telephone numbers, web pages, transit assistance, costs
  • Honest experiences for all budgets - consuming, snoozing, sight-seeing, going out, procuring, hidden gemstones that almost all guidebooks omit
  • Cultural insights offer you a richer, extra worthwhile trip adventure - background, landscapes, natural world, environmental concerns, Sami humans, arts, structure, delicacies
  • Over 54 maps
  • Covers Oslo, Geirangerfjord, Lofoten Islands, Bergen, Svalbard, Tromso, Kristiansand, Kongsberg, Rjukan, Finse, Hardangervidda Plateau, Roros, Jotunheimen nationwide Park, Voss, Trondheim, Nordland, Senja, Longyearbyen and extra

The excellent selection: Lonely Planet Norway , our such a lot finished consultant to Norway, is ideal for either exploring most sensible points of interest and taking roads much less travelled.

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About Lonely Planet: Since 1973, Lonely Planet has turn into the world's best shuttle media corporation with guidebooks to each vacation spot, an award-winning web site, cellular and electronic trip items, and a devoted visitor group. Lonely Planet covers must-see spots but additionally permits curious travelers to get off crushed paths to appreciate extra of the tradition of the locations during which they locate themselves.

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Racial Disparities in Capital Sentencing: Prejudice and by Jamie L. Flexon

By Jamie L. Flexon

Flexon provides an interdisciplinary standpoint to the matter of racial disparities in capital case results. In doing so, study from social and cognitive psychology referring to stereotypes and perspective effect have been bridged with different empirical findings touching on racial disparities in capital sentencing. particularly, the psychology of stereotypes and attitudes are used to aid clarify how racial discrimination can function undetected between loss of life certified jurors whereas generating sentencing discrepancies. The advent of a possible resource of bias details relating legal justice and race is also provided. effects point out that prejudicial rules are most likely working to persuade capital sentencing judgements.

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City That Never Sleeps: New York and the Filmic Imagination by Murray Pomerance, Wheeler Winston Dixon, Barry Keith Grant,

By Murray Pomerance, Wheeler Winston Dixon, Barry Keith Grant, Aaron Baker, Gwendolyn Audrey Foster, Paula J. Massood, Steven Alan Carr, Joe McElhaney, William Rothman, David Sterritt, David Gerstner, Randy Thom, Elizabeth Weis, Scott Bukatman, Pamela Grace,

Ny, greater than the other urban, has held a unique fascination for filmmakers and audience. In each decade of Hollywood filmmaking, artists of the reveal have fixated upon this attention-grabbing position for its tensions and delivers, spectacular illumination and fearsome darkness.

The glittering skyscrapers of such motion pictures as in town have shadowed the attribute seedy streets during which determined, passionate tales have performed out--as in Scandal Sheet and The Pawnbroker. In different motion pictures, the town is a cauldron of vibrant lighting fixtures, expertise, empire, egotism, worry, starvation, and change--the scenic epitome of the USA within the smooth age.

From highway Scene and Breakfast at Tiffany's to Rosemary's child, The Warriors, and twenty fifth Hour, the 16 essays during this publication discover the cinematic illustration of recent York as a urban of expertise, as a locus of ideographic characters and areas, as a urban of strikes and traps, and as a website of allurement and chance. members examine the paintings of Woody Allen, Blake Edwards, Alfred Hitchcock, Gregory l. a. Cava, Spike Lee, Sidney Lumet, Vincente Minnelli, Roman Polanski, Martin Scorsese, Andy Warhol, and a variety of others.

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Multi-problem violent youth: a foundation for comparative by Raymond R. Corrado, North Atlantic Treaty Organization.

By Raymond R. Corrado, North Atlantic Treaty Organization. Scientific Affairs Division

This e-book examines the study and theoretical bases for the production of a risk-needs administration tool for violent kids and teenagers. The proposed tool comprises threat signs starting pre-natally, pari-natally, at-birth, then via infancy, early youth, heart early life and, eventually, formative years. the most goal of the software is to help case managers liable for supplying optimistic interventions to households and kids, in any respect youth and adolecent lifestyles levels, which will lessen the chance of violent behaviors. The case intervention approach relies at the assumption that the sooner assets are supplied, the more suitable they are going to be. the information tool might be established in order that the chance info is accumulated cumulatively throughout age domain names and will be used to check particular interventions with specific wishes profiles of a relatives and baby, adolescent or younger grownup. This e-book is of curiosity to researchers, policy-makers, and govt and non-government enterprise staff who're concerned with rules, courses and tools curious about the prevention of stripling and younger grownup violence. it may be used as a sophisticated textual content booklet in top point undergraduate classes and graduate classes in psychology, criminology, social paintings and academic counseling which take care of the kid and formative years violence, specially its reasons and preventive interventions.

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