Tag: Tracking

Tracking Modernity India’s Railway and the Culture of Mobility


Marian Aguiar, "Tracking Modernity: India’s Railway and the Culture of Mobility"
English | 2011 | ISBN: 0816665613, 0816665605 | PDF | pages: 252 | 2.0 mb
From Mohandas Gandhi’s nineteenth-century tour in a third-class compartment to the recent cinematic shenanigans of Wes Anderson’s The Darjeeling Limited, the railway has been one of India’s most potent emblems of modern life. In the first in-depth analysis of representations of the Indian railway, Marian Aguiar interprets modernity through the legacy of this transformative technology.

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Integration Interrupted Tracking, Black Students, and Acting White after Brown


Karolyn Tyson, "Integration Interrupted: Tracking, Black Students, and Acting White after Brown"
English | ISBN: 0199736448 | 2011 | 240 pages | PDF | 1337 KB
An all-too-popular explanation for why black students aren’t doing better in school is their own use of the "acting white" slur to ridicule fellow blacks for taking advanced classes, doing schoolwork, and striving to earn high grades. Carefully reconsidering how and why black students have come to equate school success with whiteness, Integration Interrupted argues that when students understand race to be connected with achievement, it is a powerful lesson conveyed by schools, not their peers. Drawing on over ten years of ethnographic research, Karolyn Tyson shows how equating school success with "acting white" arose in the aftermath of

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Ground Truth A Guide to Tracking Climate Change at Home


Ground Truth: A Guide to Tracking Climate Change at Home by Mark L. Hineline
English | June 21, 2018 | ISBN: 022634794X, 022634813X | True EPUB | 240 pages | 2.2 MB
Before you read this book, you have homework to do. Grab a notebook, go outside, and find a nearby patch of nature. What do you see, hear, feel, and smell? Are there bugs, birds, squirrels, deer, lizards, frogs, or fish, and what are they doing? What plants are in the vicinity, and in what ways are they growing? What shape are the rocks, what texture is the dirt, and what color are the bodies of water? Does the air feel hot or cold, wet or dry, windy or still? Everything you notice, write it all down.

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Positron Emission Particle Tracking A complete guide


English | 2022 | ISBN: 0750330694, 978-0-7503-3071-8 | 699 pages | True PDF EPUB MOBI | 313.76 MB
Positron Emission Particle Tracking (PEPT) is a technique which allows the three-dimensional, internal dynamics of opaque systems to be imaged with high temporal and spatial resolution. This book provides both an accessible introduction to, and a comprehensive reference guide for the PEPT technique. The work provides detailed information regarding the technique, its underpinning principles and underlying physics, the detectors, tracers and algorithms which allow it to operate, and the extensive, discipline-spanning work which has been performed using it. The text is accompanied by detailed interactive examples and working pre- and post-processing codes which the reader can use not only to gain still deeper insight into how PEPT works, but to directly perform PEPT analysis using real data provided. It is aimed at masters students, PhD students and researchers for whom PEPT may be a valuable research tool.
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