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  • Self-representation in the three-dimensional arts: a study of Italia and Germania, CA 800 - CA 1200 

    Gordusenko, Mariia Ivanovna (The University of Edinburgh, 2020-08-02)
    This thesis is a study of self-representation in sculpture in the Middle Ages. The research offers a new interpretation of the uses of self-representation by practitioners working in various three-dimensional media active ...
  • Self-directed learning in new and changing environments: understanding human algorithms for exploration 

    Collignon, Nicolas (The University of Edinburgh, 2020-07-25)
    In order to act, plan, and achieve goals, people must learn about their environment and the outcome of possible actions. One reason for human successes in developing new theories and strategies when confronted with new ...
  • Quantification of CRISPR-Cas9 diffusion dynamics in Escherichia coli 

    Zaoui, Xavier Karim (The University of Edinburgh, 2020-08-04)
    What do adaptive immunity, genetic engineering and antimicrobials have in common? CRISPR-Cas9, the popular enzymatic complex that produces DNA double-strand breaks when associated with a guide-RNA. Hundreds of labs ...
  • Chiasmus: a phenomenon of language, body and perception 

    Grausso, Christine Marie (The University of Edinburgh, 2020-07-26)
    The term chiasmus and all its many variants describe a phenomenon of language, body and perception. As a syntactic-rhetorical device, the usage of which is culturally diffuse, chiasmus involves a re-ordering of elements ...
  • Questioning Turing test 

    Damassino, Nicola Michele (The University of Edinburgh, 2020-07-26)
    The Turing Test (TT) is an experimental paradigm to test for intelligence, where an entity’s intelligence is inferred from its ability, during a text-based conversation, to be recognized as a human by the human judge. ...

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