David Foldes

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We present a fast technique for the simulation of accumulated snow. Our technique is based on two phenomena; local occlusion of small holes and ditches, and the global influence of a skylight. We use ambient occlusion to predict the shape and location of snow accumulation and direct illumination from the skylight to simulate the melting and sublimation of(More)
The Frontline Pharmacist column gives staff pharmacists an opportunity to share their experiences and pertinent lessons related to day-to-day practice. Topics include workplace innovations, cooperating with peers, communicating with other professionals, dealing with management, handling technical issues related to pharmacy practice, and supervising(More)
OBJECTIVES This study sought to investigate the prevalence of potentially abnormal electrocardiographic (ECG) patterns in young individuals to assess the implications for a nationwide screening program for conditions causing sudden cardiac death (SCD). BACKGROUND The Italian experience suggests that pre-participation screening with ECG reduces the(More)
This paper describes an immersive interactive virtual environment created to educate students about ecosystem dynamics. Traditional tools and methods for teaching theories regarding these dynamics use 2D static images that cannot adequately display to students the complex nature of the interactions taking place in the ecosystem, making it difficult to(More)
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