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Tomas Schmit: Are Humans Capable of Thought?
Language: de
Pages: 71
Authors: Tomas Schmit, Julia Friedrich, Museum Ludwig
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007 - Publisher: Walther Konig

How does a chameleon know which colour it must adopt? How does the flounder - whose eyes look upward - know when it has touched ground of the same colour as itself? Scientists hardly dare ask these types of questions. Artist Tomas Schmit takes on the challenge. And Stefan Ripplinger
Vegetation, Water, Humans and the Climate
Language: en
Pages: 566
Authors: P. Kabat, Martin Claussen, Paul A. Dirmeyer, John H. C. Gash, Lelys Bravo de Guenni, Michel Meybeck, Ronald W. A. Hutjes, Roger A. Pielke, Sr., Charles J. Vorosmarty, Sabine Lütkemeier
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004 - Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

Resulting from an international research project, this volume presents a state-of-the-art overview of the influence of terrestrial vegetation and soils within the Earth system. It deals especially with interactions between the terrestrial biosphere and the atmosphere via the hydrological cycle and their interlinkage with anthropogenic activities. Specific recent observations are
Early Humans and Their World
Language: en
Pages: 182
Authors: Bo Gräslund
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005 - Publisher: Psychology Press

Summarizing modern research on early hominid evolution from the apes six million years ago to the emergence of modern humans, this book is the first to present a synthetic discussion of many aspects of early human life.
The Origins of Modern Humans
Language: en
Pages: 480
Authors: Fred H. Smith, James C. Ahern
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-07-09 - Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

This update to the award-winning The Origins of ModernHumans: A World Survey of the Fossil Evidence covers the mostaccepted common theories concerning the emergence of modern Homosapiens—adding fresh insight from top young scholars onthe key new discoveries of the past 25 years. The Origins of Modern Humans: Biology Reconsidered allowsfield
Handbook of Virtual Humans
Language: en
Pages: 468
Authors: Nadia Magnenat-Thalmann, Daniel Thalmann
Categories: Computers
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005-10-31 - Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Virtual Humans are becoming more and more popular and used in many applications such as the entertainment industry (in both film and games) and medical applications. This comprehensive book covers all areas of this growing industry including face and body motion, body modelling, hair simulation, expressive speech simulation and facial