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Publications, working papers, performance programs, and other materials that document that scholarly and creative accomplishments of Grinnell College faculty and staff.

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Roberts, Tyler T., 1960-
Ever since Religious Studies emerged as a distinct area of inquiry in the 1960s and 1970s, scholars in the field have worried about its academic legitimacy. To put it a bit simplistically, they’ve worried about what constitutes the difference between teaching religion and teaching about religion. Text of the 2014 (first) Grinnell Lecture by Tyler Roberts.

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Rod, Catherine; Czechowski, Leslie
Special Collections and Archives exhibit brochure. Displayed in the Iowa Room.

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Rod, Catherine; Fyffe, Richard
Special Collections exhibit brochure. Coinciding with the Department of Theatre and Dance's production of Bertolt Brecht's Galileo.

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Rod, Catherine; Jones, Christopher; Lenertz, Diane
Special Collections and Archives exhibit brochure.

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Rod, Catherine; Vanney, Kathryn.; Glass, Rachel; Tetenbaum, Josh; Grinnell College Libraries. Special Collections
The catalog for an exhibition of the same name.

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Rodrigues, Elizabeth.; Knight, R. Cecilia (Rita Cecilia); Ciota, Rebecca.
Working with faculty and staff to create digital projects requires a complex group of skills and activities. Potential collaborators often jump to the end vision without fully grasping the need for proper description & metadata. Using Google Forms & Sheets is perceived as neutral and less frightening than working in a repository platform or using other proprietary productivity software.

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Rommereim, John C.; Newton, Timothy.
Program for faculty recital on September 16, 2006.

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Savarese, Ralph James
This essay addresses people's emotional reactions to the word on the page using examples from the author's son's writings. His son is autistic and unable to speak.

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Scheve, Edward Bejamin, 1865-1924
A manuscript score of Edward Scheve's

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Schneider, Mark B.
The mathematical parallels between electrostatics and laminar fluid flow are exploited to develop a set of exercises that allow introductory physics students to discover Gauss’s Law. The primary fluid experiment involves investigating the continuity equation in two dimensions by examining the flow between two closely spaced plates. Extrapolation of the resulting two-dimensional velocity field to three dimensions reveals a radial dependence to the velocity field that is analogous to Coulomb’s Law. This analogy allows the student to predict an electric version of the continuity equation that is Gauss’s Law.

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Stuhr, Rebecca; DeWild, Kris
Program for concert held in Faulconer Gallery on August 29th, 2010

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Obituary for Henry S. Conard.

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A bibliography with books by Henry Conard, based on books held in the Grinnell College Archives as of 1980.

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Vanacek, Anya; Caulkins, Douglas
Can Derry not only to successfully “rewrite” its past, but redirect its economic and social future?

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Walker, Henry M., 1947-
This image is a screen capture (taken February 4, 2015) of a web page listing several ACM (Association for Computing Machinery) copyrighted publications of Dr. Henry M. Walker, Grinnell College. Associated metadata includes the text of all pertinent links presented in Dr. Walker's page.

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Walker, Waldo S.
A timeline of facts related to Grinnell College history, including enrollment, tuition, and building information.

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Walker, Waldo S.
History of the Physical Education Complex building.

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Weinman, J. J.
Materials to support the teaching and completion of a Mentored Advanced Project in Computer Science

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Weinman, J. J.
To promote reproducibility, since 2009 all my empirical research has been cached in a data repository that captures all source code and data dependencies automatically or semi-automatically. Our principle goals are to modularize, document, and preserve all aspects of experimental data. So that others may benefit from or adapt my methods, I provide a bit of motivation and explanation here, along with the full description of the parameters and guidelines of the data repository (provided to my research students) and source code for the utilities.

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Weinman, J. J.; Learned-Miller, Erik; Hanson, Allen
We present a semi-Markov model for recognizing scene text that integrates character and word segmentation with recognition. Using wavelet features, it requires only approximate location of the text baseline and font size; no binarization or prior word segmentation is necessary. Our system is aided by a lexicon, yet it also allows non-lexicon words. To facilitate inference with a large lexicon, we use an approximate Viterbi beam search. Our system performs robustly on low-resolution images of signs containing text in fonts atypical of documents.

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