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This study investigates how disembodiment--that is, transcendence of body constraints in cyberspace--in online chat affects social psychological well-being. The results demonstrate that disembodiment is a strong predictor of increased loneliness and depression, and decreased social support. However, the amount of chat use is a positive contributor to(More)
Watermarking is one approach to address the problem about authority of multimedia data. The concept of digital watermarking is associated with the data-hiding technique known as steganography. Digital watermarking has been proposed as a way to identify the source, creator, owner, distributor, or authorized consumer of multimedia data. Recently, DRM has(More)
This study was designed to examine the role of issue involvement and the 3 components of the theory of planned behavior in predicting intentions to sign a cornea donor card. This study also compares viewers and nonviewers of an entertainment-education program in terms of issue involvement and the theory of planned behavior. The breakdown of effects for the(More)
In this paper, we present an energy- and area-efficient multithreading architecture for Multiple Instruction, Multiple Data (MIMD) ray tracing hardware targeted at low-power devices. Recent ray tracing hardware has predominantly adopted an MIMD approach for efficient parallel traversal of incoherent rays, and supports a multithreading scheme to hide latency(More)