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AUT University

1. Gunn, Mairi. Common Ground: a creative exploration of narratives of connection between people and land in Scotland and Aotearoa / New Zealand .

Degree: AUT University

This creative thesis considers peoples’ stories. It reflects upon the lived experiences of certain New Zealand Maori and Scottish Highlanders and interprets their unique relationships with land. Conceptually, the thesis considers landscape as a palimpsest, or a site that contains layered evidence of human histories (Bender, 1998). In the project I search for traces of the past to ’see‘ the present more deeply. McIlwraith states, “The cultural landscape... is the product of innumerable, often anonymous stage hands, toiling over... centuries and creating the sets for a slow, powerful drama... Despite its apparent openness, however, the land only reluctantly answers our questions” (1997, pp. 1-5). Using interviews I recorded in New Zealand and Scotland, I interpret stories as short filmic portraits that seek to communicate the concept of layers of connection. I research the potential of this by building panoramic video strata, explore the use of sound, modes of projection and the creative potentials of the newly developed PanOptica software. Advisors/Committee Members: Ings, Welby (advisor), Henry, Ella (advisor).

Subjects/Keywords: Indigenous; Human ecology; Duthchas; Palimpsest; Panorama; Ultra-widescreen; Maori; Highland Scots; Land reform; Commons; Whenua; Papatuanuku

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APA (6th Edition):

Gunn, M. (n.d.). Common Ground: a creative exploration of narratives of connection between people and land in Scotland and Aotearoa / New Zealand . (Thesis). AUT University. Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/10292/8427

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Not specified: Masters Thesis or Doctoral Dissertation

Chicago Manual of Style (16th Edition):

Gunn, Mairi. “Common Ground: a creative exploration of narratives of connection between people and land in Scotland and Aotearoa / New Zealand .” Thesis, AUT University. Accessed January 17, 2020. http://hdl.handle.net/10292/8427.

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No year of publication.
Not specified: Masters Thesis or Doctoral Dissertation

MLA Handbook (7th Edition):

Gunn, Mairi. “Common Ground: a creative exploration of narratives of connection between people and land in Scotland and Aotearoa / New Zealand .” Web. 17 Jan 2020.

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Vancouver:

Gunn M. Common Ground: a creative exploration of narratives of connection between people and land in Scotland and Aotearoa / New Zealand . [Internet] [Thesis]. AUT University; [cited 2020 Jan 17]. Available from: http://hdl.handle.net/10292/8427.

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Not specified: Masters Thesis or Doctoral Dissertation
No year of publication.

Council of Science Editors:

Gunn M. Common Ground: a creative exploration of narratives of connection between people and land in Scotland and Aotearoa / New Zealand . [Thesis]. AUT University; Available from: http://hdl.handle.net/10292/8427

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Not specified: Masters Thesis or Doctoral Dissertation
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Georgia State University

2. Cossar, John Harper. Snakes and Funerals: Aesthetics and American Widescreen Films.

Degree: PhD, Communication, 2007, Georgia State University

The study of widescreen cinema historically has been under analyzed with regard to aesthetics. This project examines the visual poetics of the wide frame from the silent films of Griffith and Gance to the CinemaScope grandeur of Preminger and Tashlin. Additionally, the roles of auteur and genre are explored as well as the new media possibilities such as letterboxing online content. If cinema’s history can be compared to painting, then prior to 1953, cinema existed as a portrait-only operation with a premium placed on vertical compositions. This is not to say that landscape shots were not possible or that lateral mise-en-scene did not exist. Cinematic texts, with very few exceptions, were composed in only one shape: the almost square Academy Ratio. Before 1953, cinema’s shape is that of portraiture; after 1953 cinema’s shape is landscape. Widescreen filmmaking is not simply an alternative to previous visual representation in cinema because no equivalent exists. Widescreen is quite simply a break from previous stylistic norms because the shape of the frame itself has been drastically reconfigured. With the proliferation of HDTV and widescreen computer monitors, certain aspect ratios that were once regarded as specifically “cinematic” are now commonplace both in the home and in the workplace. This project outlines a project that traces the innovations and aesthetic developments of widescreen aspect ratios from the silent era of D.W Griffith, Buster Keaton and Abel Gance all the way through to current widescreen digital manifestations of web-based media and digital “blanks” such as those created by Pixar. Other chapters include close textual analyses of “experimental” widescreen films of 1930, the development of “norms” for widescreen filmmaking in the early CinemaScope era of the 1950s and examinations of the experimental multi-screen mosaics of 1968 and beyond. Advisors/Committee Members: Greg M. Smith - Chair, Matthew Bernstein, Kathy Fuller-Seeley, Jack Boozer, Angelo Restivo.

Subjects/Keywords: Widescreen; HDTV; Letterbox; CinemaScope; Auteur; Genre; Preminger; Tashlin; Ray; Sirk; Fleischer; Griffith; Gance; Keaton; Aesthetics; Aspect ratio; Communication

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APA (6th Edition):

Cossar, J. H. (2007). Snakes and Funerals: Aesthetics and American Widescreen Films. (Doctoral Dissertation). Georgia State University. Retrieved from https://scholarworks.gsu.edu/communication_diss/12

Chicago Manual of Style (16th Edition):

Cossar, John Harper. “Snakes and Funerals: Aesthetics and American Widescreen Films.” 2007. Doctoral Dissertation, Georgia State University. Accessed January 17, 2020. https://scholarworks.gsu.edu/communication_diss/12.

MLA Handbook (7th Edition):

Cossar, John Harper. “Snakes and Funerals: Aesthetics and American Widescreen Films.” 2007. Web. 17 Jan 2020.

Vancouver:

Cossar JH. Snakes and Funerals: Aesthetics and American Widescreen Films. [Internet] [Doctoral dissertation]. Georgia State University; 2007. [cited 2020 Jan 17]. Available from: https://scholarworks.gsu.edu/communication_diss/12.

Council of Science Editors:

Cossar JH. Snakes and Funerals: Aesthetics and American Widescreen Films. [Doctoral Dissertation]. Georgia State University; 2007. Available from: https://scholarworks.gsu.edu/communication_diss/12


Linköping University

3. Holmer, Stefan. Implementation and evaluation of content-aware video retargeting techniques.

Degree: Electrical Engineering, 2008, Linköping University

The purpose of this master thesis was to study different content-aware video retargeting techniques, concentrating on a generalization of seam carving for video. Focus have also been put on the possibility to combine different techniques to achieve better retargeting of both multi-shot video and single-shot video. This also involved significant studies of automatic cut detection and different measures of video content. The work resulted in a prototype application for semi-automatic video retargeting, developed in Matlab. Three different retargeting techniques, seam carving, automated pan & scan and subsampling using bi-cubic interpolation, have been implemented in the prototype. The techniques have been evaluated and compared to each other from a content preservation perspective and a perceived quality perspective.

Syftet med examensarbetet har varit att studera tekniker för ändring av bredd/höjd-förhållandet i videosekvenser, där hänsyn tas till innehållet i bilderna. Fokus har lagts på en generalisering av "seam carving" för video och möjligheterna att kombinera olika tekniker för att nå bättre kvalitet både för videosekvenser som består av endast ett, eller flera, klipp. Detta innefattade således också omfattande studier av automatisk klippdetektering och olika mått av videoinnehåll. Arbetet har resulterat i en prototypapplikation utvecklad i Matlab för halvautomatisk förändring av bildförhållande där hänsyn tas till innehållet i sekvenserna. I prototypen finns tre metoder implementerade, "seam carving", automatiserad "pan & scan" och nedsampling med bi-kubisk interpolering. Dessa metoder har utvärderats och jämförts med varandra från ett innehållsbevarande perspektiv och ett kvalitetsperspektiv.

Subjects/Keywords: seam carving; retargeting; aspect ratio; scaling; saliency; cut; shot; detection; widescreen; fullscreen; processing; optical flow; sampling; pan; scan; energy; Computer Vision and Robotics (Autonomous Systems); Datorseende och robotik (autonoma system); Other Electrical Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Information Engineering; Annan elektroteknik och elektronik; Computer Engineering; Datorteknik; Signal Processing; Signalbehandling; Engineering and Technology; Teknik och teknologier

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APA (6th Edition):

Holmer, S. (2008). Implementation and evaluation of content-aware video retargeting techniques. (Thesis). Linköping University. Retrieved from http://urn.kb.se/resolve?urn=urn:nbn:se:liu:diva-15230

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Not specified: Masters Thesis or Doctoral Dissertation

Chicago Manual of Style (16th Edition):

Holmer, Stefan. “Implementation and evaluation of content-aware video retargeting techniques.” 2008. Thesis, Linköping University. Accessed January 17, 2020. http://urn.kb.se/resolve?urn=urn:nbn:se:liu:diva-15230.

Note: this citation may be lacking information needed for this citation format:
Not specified: Masters Thesis or Doctoral Dissertation

MLA Handbook (7th Edition):

Holmer, Stefan. “Implementation and evaluation of content-aware video retargeting techniques.” 2008. Web. 17 Jan 2020.

Vancouver:

Holmer S. Implementation and evaluation of content-aware video retargeting techniques. [Internet] [Thesis]. Linköping University; 2008. [cited 2020 Jan 17]. Available from: http://urn.kb.se/resolve?urn=urn:nbn:se:liu:diva-15230.

Note: this citation may be lacking information needed for this citation format:
Not specified: Masters Thesis or Doctoral Dissertation

Council of Science Editors:

Holmer S. Implementation and evaluation of content-aware video retargeting techniques. [Thesis]. Linköping University; 2008. Available from: http://urn.kb.se/resolve?urn=urn:nbn:se:liu:diva-15230

Note: this citation may be lacking information needed for this citation format:
Not specified: Masters Thesis or Doctoral Dissertation

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