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Alexander Maye et al. (2017), Scholarpedia, 12(2):42361.
Joint attention is a social-cognitive phenomenon in which two or more agents direct their attention together towards the same object... more
Matthias Bartelmann and Matteo Maturi (2017), Scholarpedia, 12(1):32440.
According to the theory of general relativity, masses deflect light in a way similar to convex glass lenses. This gravitational lensing effect is... more
Vassilis Cutsuridis and Ahmed A Moustafa (2017), Scholarpedia, 12(1):32144.
Alzheimer's disease (AD) is the most common neurodegenerative aging disorder affecting millions of individual worldwide. AD is associated with... more
Thomas Mädler and Jeffrey Winicour (2016), Scholarpedia, 11(12):33528.
The Bondi-Sachs formalism of General Relativity is a metric-based treatment of the Einstein equations in which the coordinates are... more
Leonardo Ermann et al. (2016), Scholarpedia, 11(11):30944.
The Google matrix G of a directed network is a stochastic square matrix with nonnegative matrix elements and the sum of elements in... more
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