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In the study of equisingularity of families of mappings Gaffney introduced the crucial notion of excellent unfoldings. This definition essentially says that the family can be stratified so that there are no strata of dimension 1 other than the parameter axis for the family. Consider a family of corank 1 multi-germs with source dimension less than target. In(More)
PURPOSE Although the impact of homonymous visual field defects (HFDs) on mobility has been investigated previously, the emphasis has been on obstacle detection. Relatively little is known about HFD patients' ability to judge collisions once an obstacle is detected. We investigated this using a walking simulator. METHODS Patients with HFDs (n = 29) and(More)
The first disentanglement of a multigerm f : (‫ރ‬ 2n , S) → (‫ރ‬ 3n , 0) is shown to be homotopically equivalent to a wedge of (n+1)-spheres and 2-spheres. For corank-1 monogerms in the same dimensions, the second disentanglement is shown to be homotopically equivalent to a wedge of n-spheres and circles. Good real perturbations of such maps are(More)
Visual impairments are common after traumatic brain injury (TBI) and negatively affect quality of life. We describe a 39-year-old woman with a severe TBI who was evaluated by the inpatient optometry and vision rehabilitation service with findings of complete right homonymous hemianopia and right cranial nerve III palsy with 30-degree right exotropia (eye(More)