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Modeling pulse-like lip vibrations in brass instruments
(Acoustical Society of America, 2013-06-02) - Conference item
During the starting transient of a note on a brass instrument it can take several cycles of lip vibration before acoustics reflections from the end of the instrument can influence the lip frequency. Under certain conditions ...
Rethinking Amerindian spaces in Brazilian history
(2018-10-01) - Journal article
This special issue on Amerindian spaces is the result of a workshop held at the University of St. Andrews, UK, in June 2015. We asked participants to examine key concepts related to spatial history, such as borderlands, ...
Writing with twisted cords : the inscriptive capacity of Andean khipu texts
(2017) - Journal article
Two newly discovered khipu (Andean twisted cord) epistles are presented as evidence that khipus could constitute an intelligible writing system, accessible to decipherment. Recent scholars have asserted that khipus were ...
Revisiting first contacts on the Amazon 1500-1562
(2017-12) - Journal article
This article revisits four well-known accounts of the first European encounters with Amerindians in the Amazon. The sporadic character of these encounters make the impact on Amerindian societies irregular and uneven. My ...
Memory, belief and time
(2016-01-08) - Journal article
I argue that what evidence an agent has does not supervene on how she currently is. Agents do not always have to infer what the past was like from how things currently seem; sometimes the facts about the past are retained ...
Schellenberg on the epistemic force of experience
(2016-04) - Journal article
According to Schellenberg, our perceptual experiences have the epistemic force they do because they are exercises of certain sorts of capacity, namely capacities to discriminate particulars—objects, property-instances and ...
Games, beliefs and credences
(2016-03) - Journal article
Chariots of Fire rerun : locating film’s cultural capital on a contemporary stage
(2015-07) - Journal article
The title sequence of Chariots of Fire – filmed on the West Sands beach of St Andrews, Scotland – has become one of the most reworked and reinterpreted moments of British cinema, transposed across a variety of places, ...
Wave separation in the trumpet under playing conditions and comparison with time domain finite difference simulation
(2013-08) - Journal article
Wave separation within a trumpet is presented using three high pressure microphones to measure pressure waves within the curved, constant cross-section tuning slide of the instrument while the instrument was being played ...