William Ralph

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The automatic synthesis of aesthetically pleasing images is investigated. Genetic programming with multiobjective fitness evaluation is used to evolve procedural texture formulae. With multi-objective fitness testing, candidate textures are evaluated according to multiple criteria. Each criteria designates a dimension of a multi-dimensional fitness space.(More)
A group of 1135 edentulous patients was investigated radiographically and clinically to determine the relation between elongated styloid processes and four symptoms frequently encountered in patients suffering from Eagle's syndrome. The radiologic finding of elongated styloid processes and/or ossification of the stylomandibular or stylohyoid ligaments(More)
The tensile properties of the human periodontal ligament were studied by direct loading and compression experiments. It was found that the ligament behaved in an elastic manner up to an elastic limit after which rupture occurred. The values obtained for the tensile strength of the ligament are in general agreement with those of other workers for similar(More)
A group of 20 subjects with symptoms of unilateral TMJ and/or associated muscular problems was clinically assessed and the condition of the symptomatic and asymptomatic joints was investigated by using an arthrographic technique. The assumption that asymptomatic TMJs have a normal condyle/disk relationship is now in question.
A survey of dentists registered with the Dental Board and resident in the State of Victoria included two sections, one for specialist/restricted practitioners and the other for practitioners, who had gained a postgraduate degree from the University of Melbourne between December 1982 and 1987. The responses of the former suggested that demand for most(More)