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Current 3D game engines offer the potential for new types of interactive storytelling. In this paper, we discuss automated cinematography as it relates to interactive narratives in virtual worlds. Due to the interactive nature of these environments, automated camera controllers cannot fully utilize all of the idioms in the domain of cinematography. It is(More)
Clinical and experimental data relating to the functional capacity of the surviving nephrons of the chronically diseased kidney for the most part support the thesis that these nephrons retain their essential functional integrity regardless of the nature of the underlying form of chronic Bright's disease. There are instances in which specific alterations of(More)
A 50-year-old man with pulmonary fibrosis and COPD presented with worsening cough, dyspnea, chest pain, and hypoxemia of no readily apparent etiology, approximately four weeks after insertion of a transtracheal oxygen therapy catheter. Despite vigorous bronchial hygiene therapy, the patient died. Autopsy revealed obstruction of the trachea by a large mucous(More)
Most forms of chronic renal disease result in extensive structural alterations of the renal parenchyma. Both glomeruli and tubules may exhibit a spectrum of anatomic abnormalities which give the constituent nephrons an appearance of extraordinary heterogenity. The degree to which these diversified structural changes alter the function of the surviving(More)
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