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  • Families in later life: a consequence and engine of social inequalities 

    Carr, Deborah (Springer Publishing Company, 2020-10)
    The implications of economic inequality for American families are profound, giving rise to widening race and socioeconomic disparities in key family transitions including marriage, divorce, cohabitation, childrearing, and ...
  • On the Chinese character 休 (rest) 

    Huang, Weijia; Yang, Tingting (The Commercial Press, Beijing Chin, 2021-05-01)
  • LAL: linguistically aware learning for scene text recognition 

    Zheng, Yi; Qin, Wenda; Wijaya, Derry; Betke, Margrit (ACM, 2020-10-12)
    Scene text recognition is the task of recognizing character sequences in images of natural scenes. The considerable diversity in the appearance of text in a scene image and potentially highly complex backgrounds make text ...
  • Learning to separate: detecting heavily-occluded objects in urban scenes 

    Yang, Chenhongyi; Ablavsky, Vitaly; Wang, Kaihong; Feng, Qi; Betke, Margrit (Springer, Cham., 2020-12-04)
    While visual object detection with deep learning has received much attention in the past decade, cases when heavy intra-class occlusions occur have not been studied thoroughly. In this work, we propose a Non-Maximum-Suppression ...
  • A political economy of global security approach to migration and border control 

    Lori, Noora; Schilde, Kaija (Oxford University Press (OUP), 2020-03-03)
    Population movements have causes and consequences for both global security and the economic and security considerations of states. Migration itself is inexorably intertwined with global security outcomes, in the form of ...
  • Time and its miscounting: methodological challenges in the study of citizenship boundaries 

    Lori, Noora (Cambridge University Press (CUP), 2020-12-23)
    One would think that, after years of fieldwork and writing, I would be able to answer a pretty simple and straightforward question about who exactly I interviewed for my study of citizenship boundaries in the UAE: “Do you ...
  • On the Chinese character 借 (borrow) 

    Huang, Weijia; Tan, Yunfei (The Commercial Press, Beijing China, 2021-03-01)
  • Deep-learning-driven quantification of interstitial fibrosis in digitized kidney biopsies 

    Zheng, Yi; Cassol, Clarissa A.; Jung, Saemi; Veerapaneni, Divya; Chitalia, Vipul C.; Ren, Kevin Y.M.; Bellur, Shubha S.; Boor, Peter; Barisoni, Laura M.; Waikar, Sushrut S.; Betke, Margrit; Kolachalama, Vijaya B. (2021-08)
    Interstitial fibrosis and tubular atrophy (IFTA) on a renal biopsy are strong indicators of disease chronicity and prognosis. Techniques that are typically used for IFTA grading remain manual, leading to variability among ...
  • Archaeological perspectives on the Spanish-Aztec War on its quincentennial 

    Carballo, David M.; Alcantara, Keitlyn; Lopez Corral, Aurelio (Society for American Archaeology, 2021-05-28)
  • Fetish, demolition, ruins 

    Lopes de Barros, Rodrigo (University of California Press, 2020-09-01)
    This article compares the video Reinforced Concrete (2012) by Lucas Ferraço Nassif, begun during Antje Ehmann and Harun Farocki's 2011 workshop-based project Labour in a Single Shot in Rio de Janeiro, and the performance ...

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