Image, eidos, figura, pattern. How words help to recognize patterns and understand their reference and sense?
The article explores the process of image recognition. The author analyses everyday language to identify correlattions between cognitive patterns of the image and a set of alternative etymons and cognitive patterns in Russian and other languages — Greek, Latin, English, German. Links ...
The Image of Contemporary Russia n Language and Culture: the Thematic Issue of «Russian Review»
The article is an overview of the thematic issue of the Polish research journal "Russian Review" dedicated to the image of modern Russia in political, media, poetic, marketing and didactic types of discourse. Both national and international research works are taken into consideration. Nowadays researchers become increasingly interested in the category of image. A ...
Media images of the Kaliningrad region in the structure of migration attitudes of millennials and the reform generation
This article explores the role of a regional media image on migration attitudes. Attention is drawn to the Kaliningrad region, a Russian exclave whose population growth is solely due to migration. The study aims to determine how the media images of Kaliningrad affect the decision to move. The research ...
The image of the Ocean in the composition of M. V. Lomonosov's ode Morning Meditation on the Greatness of God
The image of the Ocean is considered as central for M. V. Lomonosov's ode Morning Meditation on the Greatness of God. The author emphasises the originality of the structure of this image and determines its role and conceptual meaning in the world image of ...
The geographical image of Kaliningrad and its branding policy (the case of a sociological survey of the city residents)
The article focuses on the results of a sociological survey of the city residents the main purpose of which is to identify the features of the geographical image of their city. The authors attempt at answering the question whether the comprehensive image of urban geospace coincides with the urban development tasks stated by the urban planners, city government and architects. The methodology designed by ...
Realtime adaptive binarization of low contrast image
A problem of low contrast image binarization by the adaptive binariza-tion method and an effective realization of this method based on GPGPU com¬puting paradigm is described.
Исманов А. Т., Чуриков А. Ю., Валов С. В.
Embedding imagology in Translation Studies
Imagology, the study of national and cultural images as represented in textual discourse, is a fruitful approach for disciplines dealing with textual change, such as translation studies. Both imagology and translation studies have gradually extended their area of research, which has revealed growing ...
A literary image as a cognitive phenomenon
The article is an attempt to examine the terms «image» and «literary image» as a concept of cognitive science (in humanities: linguistics, psychology, cognitive studies, literary studies). It analyses different approaches to defining these terms, aiming at focusing on a cognitive definition of ...
The woman as seen by a man in modern Russian chanson
This article reconstructs the image of a woman as presented in Russian modern chanson. The author identifies two female images – the mother and the lover. The image of the mother has hardly changed over the last seventy years. The image of the lover has inversed: earlier, she played ...
Segmentation of multi-temporal radar images of earth covers
Possibilities of application segmentation algorithms and classification of satellite radar images without deleting a speckle noise for separation of connected areas are considered. The segmentation algorithm Merge Using Moments is optimum for separation of specific composition of forest on multitemporal radar data for some vegetative periods ...
In the corridor of moving spaces: On the poetic topology of M. Tsvetaeva's cycle Table
The poetics of the image of space in M. Tsvetaeva's cycle "Table" is considered in the context of her fictional world image. The author traces the spatial-poetical representation of the topic of poetry in the cycle.
On the Semiotic Model of Image
The article is devoted to the development of a fundamental semiotic model of images that is based on the categorical apparatus of Ch. S. Peirce (on the concepts of Firstness, icon, hypoicon and metaphor). The image is proposed to be defined as a complex sign (two-level hypoicon- metaphor), which has a certain “primary” sign ...
The Intercessor Type of Marian Iconography: Icons from the Kaliningrad Regional Museum of History and Art
Analysing the Intercessor type of Marian iconography, this author identifies the iconographic features of such depictions and explores the transformation that the image has undergone in the Russian icon painting tradition. To achieve this goal, the author employs the methods of comparison and generalisation and traces the transformation of the Byzantine image of Paraklesis into the Intercessor iconographic type ...
The image of Russia in 2010—2011 international indices: positioning crisis
This paper considers the political and economic shortcomings of the image of Russia and its perception by the international community in 2010—2011. International indices are a comprehensive information source in terms of the economic and political image of a country and, to a great extent, a decisive factor in the global ...
Automatic System for Determining the Angles of Scoliotic Deformity of the Human Spine
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The female images in Hoffmann's The Serapion Brethren novella cycle
The female images in E. T. A. Hoffmann's cycle "The Serapion brethren" are compared to those traditional for German romanticism. The author emphasises the general romantic features of the female image and traces its evolution from the classical to ironical ...
The ulrasonographic semiotics of diffuse liver disease: Verification using the point shear-wave elastography
... elastography with liver fibrosis // Medical Ultrasonography. 2011. Vol. 13 (2). P. 135—140.
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Example of computer vision system based on neural network classificator
The method of automatic analysis of images made with microscope for detection and classification of blood cells is proposed. The algorithm of cell detection on the image is described. Deep neural network with logistic regression layer as an output layer is used to classify images of blood ...
Normal range of liver stiffness measurement in healthy people
... Shear Wave Elastography in a Healthy Cohort // Ultrasound Med. Biol. 2018. Vol. 44 (2). P. 332—341. doi: 10.1016/j.ultrasmedbio.2017.10.013.
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The functional determination of speech aspects of a document
... works. This approach produces an integrated picture that takes into account parameters affected by both linguistic and extralinguistic factors. The article describes speech representations of the key genre elements. These are the communicative goal, the image of the author and the addressee, the image of the past and the future, the content of the dictum, the language of a genre, and relevant means of speech representation. The authors conclude that the informative-explanatory function, which is central ...
Models of narrative syntactics as a tool for analysing images of states
This article presents a semiotics-oriented methodology of analysing images of states. Based on the results obtained in the field of structural semiotics of narration, the author introduces a scheme for analysing the syntactics of images suggesting their consideration from the perspective of actantial roles characteristic ...
“Enchantment for the eyes” through the eyes of foreigners: how foreign students perceive Russian verbal image in сatch phrases
Those foreigners who study the Russian language, experience great difficulties in the perception of literary speech. These difficulties are brought about by the verbal images which saturate the literary speech. Even greater difficulties arise when foreigners encounter verbal images as part of catchwords. The paper describes the experimental stage of the research focused on identifying the specifics of teaching foreigners ...
Imagology as a Part of Compartive Literary Studies
... well-known representative of Western imagological school. The author analyzes the main ideas of Leerssen's updated conception “Imagology: on using ethnicity to make sense of the world” published in 2016: the thesis about interdisciplinary nature of images, the threefold procedure of an ethnotype's analysis, "frame/trigger" approach, irony and meta-images. The author describes some aspects of imagological studies in Russia. The author analyzes interpretations of the term “imagology” ...
«The images of water» in the structure of oniric spaciopoetics of K. Ishiguro’s novel «The buried giant»
... Its peculiarity in Ishiguro's novel is the artistic synthesis of the surreal elements (mythopoetics, space of memory, the loci of consciousness, intertextual inclusions), which is nominated as oniric space (J. Faryno). It is created along with the images appearing in the process of recollecting in characters’ minds as a result of including multifunctional images of the sea and other water objects. Those images are traditional and unique at the same time. In this regard, the transgression ...
Fruit and Mirror: on Intersection of Images in Poems by Rainer Maria Rilke and Boris Pasternak
The article considers the interrelated images of the 'fruit' and the 'mirror' in poems by Rainer Maria Rilke and Boris Pasternak in the context of
their artistic worldviews. The author compares the function of both images in the oeuvre of the poets.
The image of the pilot in the eschatological vision «The Great Divorce» K. S. Lewis
The author considers the image of the guide and its artistic interpretation proposed by C. S. Lewis in his eschatological vision “The Great Divorce”. The article traces different approaches to distinguishing the genre of the book and establishes the relation between the transformation ...
On the mathematical modeling of the space of mental images
This article stresses the need to use a mathematical model of the space of mental images in psychology, medicine, and other sciences. The author identifies the relation between such space and the space-time of physics. The article shows opportunities for structuring the space and introducing different types of metrics within it.
The image of Napoleon in France
This article summarises the perception of Napoleon’s image in France in the 19th—21th centuries and describes the dynamics of attitudes towards Napoleon in connection with the changing political situation. Historical studies and belles-lettres help demonstrate that today the image of Napoleon is more ...
Image and discourse. On the discursive nature of political image formation
The author proves that any image formed within political discourse is, in terms of its meaning, a mental object. It is claimed that, within discourse, the image of politics and the institutional practices of its formation are rather of psychological nature as well as that discourse ...
Semiotic Inversions in the Formation of the Political Image in the Media Discourse: the image of Russia in German media
The article describes the process of forming the political image of Russia in socio-political media through semiotic inversions. It is claimed that in the modern media discourse, the political image is based on the pre-established ‘rules of the game’. The author holds that historical facts are often replaced ...
A study of the statistic properties of the distribution of thermokarst lakes in the West Siberian cryolithic zone on the basis of satellite images
The location of thermokarst lakes on the research territory in the permafrost zone of Western Siberia is identified with the use of satellite images. The statistical data analysis shows that the empirical laws of spatial distribution of the lake centers on the plane correspond to the uniform distribution law.
И., Быстрова А.
Physical foundations of liver elastography
... in chronic hepatitis. A literature review. URL: https:// sonoworld.com/Common/DownloadFile.aspx?ModuleDocumentsId=72 (дата обращения: 28.05.2019).
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The image of the mirror as the semantic centre of Neil Gaiman’s collection Smoke and Mirrors
... collection Smoke and Mirrors are considered in the context of the cultural tradition of understanding the symbolism of the mirror. The article aims to determine the main functions of the mirror in Gaiman's texts and describe the system of parallel images associated with the mirror and the reflection. The study concludes that the image of the mirror runs through the collection of stories, whereas its symbolism ranges from an object used in creating illusions to a magical artefact helping to see ...
The Image of the World Revealed In Words: Ludwig Wittgenstein and The Iсonic Semiotics
... is described in Wittgenstein's “Tractatus”. In the picture theory of language, iconicity is understood as a logical isomorphism between structures. This allows the author to expand the concept of iconicity — due to the use of verbal means, an image can denote both actual, possible and even non-existent entities. This makes it possible to consider a sign as not only a discrete and symbolic phenomenon based on an arbitrary connection between the signified and the signifier. Alternative semiotics ...
Interaction of comparative structures and their elements in modern russian prose
... predicate-actant relations or involves a combination of metaphors and similes in the text based on various relations between elements of the same semantic field. Along with the indicated types of interaction, the article describes cases of multiple images of one depicted object and representation of different objects in a unified figurative way. These cases are characterized as a special type of interaction of comparative tropes. The article highlights the main source domains of interacting tropes....
The archetypal space of the palace in E. Zola’s novel «The Ladiesʼ Paradise»
The article reveals the connection between the artistic space of the naturalistic novel with the archetypical forms of mentality and culture. The author used the structural-semiotic method of text analysis, as well as the analysis of archetypical images that are regularly repeated in the European cultural experience. The concept of “archetype” in literary analysis is proved to be necessary. Among other things, using of this concept makes it possible to free the study of the text from the ...
Philosophy of images of nature in the “eastern” poems of G.G. Byron and “southern” poems of A.S. Pushkin
The images of nature in the poems of the two national geniuses are considered within the opposition of the horizontal/vertical, which is laden with philosophical and metaphorical semantics. Both poets show that, in the absence of spirituality, the true internal ...
Semi-geodetic transformation of temporary images
Often while seismic data processing one gets time dependent images (time cuts, time migration), in which time plays the role of the «depth» variable. If in some approximation the wave propagation velocity is known, these images can be transformed into the true ones. In this article for this purpose it is proposed ...
The image of Svyatopolk in the Tale of Boris and Gleb: predestination or freedom of choice?
The hagiographical image of Svyatopolk is analysed as one determined by Christian anthropology. The author asserts that Svyatopolk performs an evil deed neither due to predestination, nor under the influence of fatal circumstances, but of his own free will. Svyatopolk embodies ...
The subjective image of situation as a factor of personality behavioural strategy differentiation
... strategies. A certain complex of situational parameters makes it possible to identify crucial differences between the classes of everyday, significant and difficult life situations. The author focuses on the dependence of behavioural strategies on the image of situation in the mind of the agent of interaction.
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The image of a ‘good Frenchman’ in Russian press between the Napoleonic and Crimean Wars
The author examines the image of the Frenchman in Russian quality journals published between the Napoleonic and Crimean wars. In many Russian journals, the emphasis was laid on creating a positive image of some social strata of French society. The author identifies the reasons ...
The metaphor as a means of colour and light perception in M. Voloshin’s idiostyle
... the metaphorical use of mineralogical lexis as a means of light and colour perception. The author identifies the features of semantic and aesthetic realization of these lexemes and stresses their representative function within the structure of poetic images.
1. Бранский В. П. Искусство и философия: Роль философии в формировании и восприятии художественного произведения на примере истории живописи....
The image of a doll in Latvian and Russian traditional folklore texts: the aspect of ritual practices
This article offers a comparative analysis of the image of a doll in the Russian and Latvian folklore traditions and examines the dialogue between the national cultures. The author emphasise the presence of the image in Russian and Latvian folklore texts and compares its functional features. The major ...
The Art of «Leftist Obscenity» as a Way to Discredit the Imperial Regime: the Works of Eisenstien, Babel, and Lunacharsky
... aimed to diminish and ridicule that heritage. This was achieved by causing ‘high’ (objects of religious worship or imperial power) and ‘low’ (objects relating physiological processes or sexuality) phenomena to collide within the same space or image. This article provides a definition of ‘leftist obscenity’, traces the emergence of the phenomenon, and analyses S. Eisenstein’s film ‘October’, A. Lunacharsky’s essay ‘Why we guard the palaces of the Romanovs (travel impressions)’,...
The media image of San Escobar in the space of fictional worlds: a socio-semiotic perspective
The article deals with the process of structuring the concept of the fictitious state of San Escobar from the perspective of social semiotics, including the broadly understood context and media environment for constructing the image. The creation of the internet memes was inspired by a lapsus linguae of the Polish Minister of Foreign Affairs Witold Waszczykowski. Major changes in the communicative space, the dominance of digital media resources and multimodal messages, the ...
Images of Paradise in the Russian Poetry of the End of the 20th Century
... Moscow "Poetry" club. The author reveals the specific character of the metaphorization of the mythologeme and the realization of its symbolic meanings in poetic representations of the Garden of Eden, the earthly and heavenly Paradise in the image of the city and the mountain, the boundaries of Paradise, the light as a marker of heavenly elements and energies. The study shows that both the Old and New Testaments determine poetic interpretations of Paradise, and the Paradise itself looks apocalyptic....
Semantics of P. B. Shelley’s artistic imagery in the Marque of Anarchy poem
Analyzing the system of P. Shelley’s literary images, the authors argue that allegorical characters of P. Shelley’s poem form two opposite groups, those of good and evil, light and darkness, and truth and falsehood. P.Shelley’s negative characters are a reflection of the poet’s views on reality ...
Foreign culture images and the civilisation/barbarianism opposition in Evelyn Waugh’s Decline and Fall
The author examines Evelyn Waugh's novel Decline and Fall from the imagological point of view. The author identifies and analyses ethnic stereotypes reflected in the images of members of ‘other’ peoples and races. The article stresses that the novel’s system of cultural images of ‘others’ should be analysed in connection with the heterostereotypes of English culture and the philosophic and historical categories ...
The images of dreams and symbolic forms of culture
... dreams, and identifies the position of this issue in the cultural tradition. The article identifies three basic characteristics that bring together the symbolic forms of culture and the symbols of dreams: the nature of imagery, the semantics of certain images, and the common mechanisms of symbolisation.
1. Берестнев Г. И. Рецензия: Е. С. Кубрякова. На пути получения знаний о языке: части речи с когнитивной точки зрения....
Particular features of Polish Hamlet in the novels “Homeless” by S.Zeromski and “Red Shields” by Y. Iwaszkiewicz
The authors study the evolution of “Polish Hamlet” image in prosaic works of the first half of the XXth century. They emphasize that the structure of this image in “Homeless” by S.Zheromsky and “Red Shields” by Ya. Ivashkevich is identified through the system of Hamlet’s character dominants ...