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Energy-Based Evaluation Of Digital Halftones, John Weible Jul 1994

Energy-Based Evaluation Of Digital Halftones, John Weible

Electronic Thesis Collection

The purpose of this study was to determine the validity of the energy measure developed by Geist, Reynolds, and Suggs, when used as an evaluator of digitally half-toned images. The energy measure was found to be a valid, useful tool for the evaluation of binary digital halftone quality. Data resulting from the analysis and visual comparison of fifteen different halftones supports this conclusion. Using linear regression, the coefficient of correlation between the energy measure and visual quality ratings was -0.606 using all images, and -0.936 using average results for each halftone method. These figures indicate the strong relationship ...


Synthesis As A Method For Elaboration, Polly Johnson Jan 1994

Synthesis As A Method For Elaboration, Polly Johnson

Theses and Dissertations

Before I began this thesis, I examined my previous work and a consistent quality emerged. l tended to assemble (synthesize) things (entities) that were seemingly unlike (disparate). I q u e s t i o n e d my approach and its validity as a design methodology.

I found, through investigation into the nature of my p r o c e s s and the process of other artists and designers that specific methods of synthesis could be defined. In this thesis I have outlined three synthesis methodologies. They are not the only methods that exist, but were the ones ...


African-American Influence On The Chesapeake Bay Log Canoe: Evidence From Nineteenth Century Probate Inventories And Population Census Records Of York County, Virginia And Worcester County, Maryland, Albert James M. Mamary Jan 1994

African-American Influence On The Chesapeake Bay Log Canoe: Evidence From Nineteenth Century Probate Inventories And Population Census Records Of York County, Virginia And Worcester County, Maryland, Albert James M. Mamary

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

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Tobacco And Cloth: A Century Of Virginia Clothing Acquisition 1607-1707, Barbara Anne Curran Jan 1994

Tobacco And Cloth: A Century Of Virginia Clothing Acquisition 1607-1707, Barbara Anne Curran

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

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