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Conditions for Fast Smoke Color Modeling Let [V.sub.B] be the brightness value of the image Let [V.sub.C] be the colorlessness value of the image Let [T.sub.b] be the given threshold value for [V.sub.B] Let [T.sub.c] be the given threshold value for [V.sub.C] Let M be the color mask image Let [[micro].sub.B] be the average brightness of the image for each pixel i [V.sub.B] = max([R.sub.i],[G.sub.i],[B.sub.i]) [V.sub.C] = min([R.sub.i],[G.sub.i],[B.sub.i])/[V.sub.B] IF [V.sub.B] > [[micro].sub.B] AND [V.sub.B] [greater than or equal to] [T.sub.B] AND [V.sub.C] [greater than or equal to] [T.sub.C] THEN [M.sub.i] = 255 ELSE [M.sub.i] = 0 Table 6.
The latter seems to do away with her heart and purge herself thoroughly of weak sentiments in pursuit of masculine might and practical utility; the former manages to strike a balance between her Eastern values and Western ideals, colors of pleasant romanticism and colorlessness of harsh reality.
Although the marble statue is, technically speaking, colorless--it represents skin, drapery, chains, and lockets in the same unadorned white stone--such colorlessness might not have facilitated an imaginative racial displacement of sympathy onto black slaves.
Pale eyelashes conjure up the connotations of colorlessness. White women look "strange" to China Men, who fix them with an ethnographic gaze (110), also perceiving them as sexually titillating because of their racial difference.
Poly(methyl methacrylate) (PMMA) is a nonpoisonous, environmental polymeric material possessing many admirable advantages, such as high light transmittance, ease of processing, excellent dimensional stability, colorlessness, resistance to weathering corrosion, and so forth.
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The cheapest and most common vinegar--distilled white vinegar--is made from grain, though it lacks the flavor and color characteristics of malt vinegar, and indeed its chief "virtues" are colorlessness and flavorlessness.
If her modernist experimentation links her to Eliot, and her lesbianism and defiance of bourgeois norms to Woolf, her conversion to Roman Catholicism and her sense of the liberating possibilities fantasy could offer to the humdrum colorlessness of the modern world link her to Tolkien.
In a similar appeal to ambivalence and hybridity, Colina chooses a national theme such as Carnival to theorize on colorlessness and the allegory of fantasy as a viable escape from social oppression.
Its colorlessness invites us to honesty and liberates us from the shame of color; its fluidity indicates the unstable foundation of buildings which human beings construct on a ground of illusion when they envisage an eternal world and deny the hereafter.
Like Hawthorne, July couches these themes in terms of associations with color, colorlessness, marks, and stains as opposed to associations with light; she also links them with volatile perception and with figurative references to depth and distance.
(32) Her monochrome photograph is a flat, detached image, whose connection with the inhabited world is lost, spurring the rhetorical question "peut-on douter du rouge?" (33) The space of lack that is black dissolves into colorlessness, the condition of absolute disappearance in "Morte":