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Cain and Abel: Reimaging Stories of Violence
(University of Winnipeg, 2013-06-24)
This thesis uses a close reading of the Cain and Abel narrative to offer an interpretation grounded in feminist theology, which imagines a world with less violence. It draws on sources from the social sciences, peace and ...
Postmating, Prezygotic Isolation among species of the Drosophila virilis subgroup
(University of Winnipeg, 2010-12-01)
Reproductive barriers between sexually reproducing organisms prevent interbreeding and gene flow between species. Early studies of reproductive isolation focused on prezygotic and postzygotic isolating mechanisms, yet ...
Subalternity and Language: Overcoming the Fragmentation of Common Sense
(Historical Materialism (Brill), 2009)
The topics of language and subaltern social groups appear throughout Antonio Gramsci's Prison Notebooks. Although Gramsci often associates the problem of political fragmentation among subaltern groups with issues concerning ...
Forrest Gump: theological text in a postmodern context
(University of Winnipeg, 2004)
As a Christian minister I have been trained in interpretation of the biblical text. This current interpretive exercise goes beyond the biblical text, however, to include contemporary artistic expression. The modern North ...
Accelerating Computation of Zernike and Pseudo-Zernike Moments with a GPU Algorithm
(University of Winnipeg Library, 2020-12-09)
Although Zernike and pseudo-Zernike moments have some advanced properties, the computation process is generally very time-consuming, which has limited their practical applications. To improve the computational efficiency ...
Community forests Canada: Bridging practice, research and advocacy. A Symposium and Workshop Report.
The purpose of this report is to share experiences and observations from the Community Forests Canada joint workshop-symposium hosted by the Centre for Forest Interdisciplinary Research and Department of Environmental ...
The Brachistochrone Problem: Mathematics for a Broad Audience via a Large Context Problem
(Montana Council of Teachers of Mathematics & Information Age Publishing, 2008)
Large context problems (LCP) are useful in teaching the history of science. In this article we consider the brachistochrone problem in a context stretching from Euclid through the Bernoullis. We highlight a variety of ...
Extremal words in morphic subshifts
Given an infinite word x over an alphabet A, a letter b occurring in x, and a total order \sigma on A, we call the smallest word with respect to \sigma starting with b in the shift orbit closure of x an extremal word of ...