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Generalized mean

In mathematics, generalized means are a family of functions for aggregating sets of numbers, that include as special cases the Pythagorean means. The generalized mean is known as power mean or Hölder mean. If p is a non-zero real number, x 1, …, x n are positive real numbers the generalized mean or power mean with exponent p of these positive real numbers is: M p = 1 p.. For p = 0 we set it equal to the geometric mean: M 0 = ∏ i = 1 n x i n Furthermore, for a sequence of positive weights wi with sum ∑ w i = 1 we define the weighted power mean as: M p = 1 p M 0 = ∏ i = 1 n x i w i The unweighted means correspond to setting all wi = 1/n; each generalized mean always lies between the largest of the x values. Each generalized mean is a symmetric function of its arguments. Like most means, the generalized mean is a homogeneous function of its arguments x1... xn. That is, if b is a positive real number the generalized mean with exponent p of the numbers b ⋅ x 1, …, b ⋅ x n is equal to b times the generalized mean of the numbers x1, …, xn.

Like the quasi-arithmetic means, the computation of the mean can be split into computations of equal sized sub-blocks. This enables conquer algorithm to calculate the means, when desirable. M p = M p In general, if p < q M p ≤ M q and the two means are equal if and only if x1 = x2 =... = xn. The inequality is true for real values of q, as well as positive and negative infinity values, it follows from the fact that, for all real p, ∂ ∂ p M p ≥ 0 {\displaystyle M_

Leo Anchóriz

Leopoldo de Anchóriz Fustel was a Spanish actor and writer, most notable for appearing in Spaghetti Western films. Fustel was born in Almería, Spain on 22 September 1932, his real name was Leopoldo Anchóriz Fustel, but his stage name'Leo Anchóriz' was instead used in films, appearing in some credits in English as'Leo Anchoris'. He was great friends with José María Forqué and Jaime de Armiñán, with whom he collaborated on several films, either as an actor or as a screenwriter. In 1965, he married María Callejón, he died on 17 February 1987 from a cardiac disease aged 54. He specialised in Spaghetti Western films filmed in Almería, in the 1960s and 1970s, but he worked in various other Spanish films and television series, he worked at the same time as a screenwriter and as an artistic director. He has worked with directors such as José María Forqué and Italian directors Sergio Corbucci, Enzo Castellari, Franco Giraldi and Umberto Lenzi. Throughout his film career, he has shared the screen with Agustín González, María Asquerino, Sara Montiel and Vittorio Gassman.

1957: The Girls in Blue - Carlos - novio de Pilar 1957: K. O. Miguel - Carlos 1958: El inquilino - Inspector 1959: Duelo en la cañada - Ramon 1961: The Invincible Gladiator - Prime Minister Rabirus 1962: Milagro a los cobardes 1962: The Balcony of the Moon 1962: The Legion's Last Patrol - Garcia 1963: Perseo l'invincibile - Galenore 1963: La cuarta ventana - Carlos 1963: The Blancheville Monster - Doctor LaRouche 1963: El juego de la verdad 1963: Noches de Casablanca - Lucien 1963: Sandokan, la tigre di Mompracem - Lord Guillonk 1964: I pirati della Malesia - Lord Brook 1965: Finger on the Trigger - Ed Bannister 1965: Umorismo in nero - Gayton - segment 2'La Mandrilla - Miss Wilma' 1966: Seven Guns for the MacGregors - Santillana 1967: Up the MacGregors! - Maldonado 1968: I tre che sconvolsero il West - Garrito Lopez 1968: Kill Them All and Come Back Alone - Deker 1969: Carola de día, Carola de noche - Comisario 1969: El escuadrón del pánico 1969: A Bullet for Sandoval - Friar 1970: Viva Cangaceiro - Colonel Minas 1970: What Am I Doing in the Middle of the Revolution?

- Carrasco 1973: The Three Musketeers of the West - Aramirez 1975: Cipolla Colt - Sheriff Leo Anchóriz on IMDb


Audiokinetic Inc. is a Canadian software company based in Montreal, Quebec that develops audio software for the video game industry. Its main product is Wwise audio authoring software. On January 8, 2019, Sony Interactive Entertainment announced. Audiokinetic was founded in 2000 by Martin H. Klein, a veteran of the music and gaming industries. In 2003, Audiokinetic was granted funding by the Alliance numériQC, the Quebec digital industry network. In 2006, Microsoft Game Studios signed a long-term licensing agreement with Audiokinetic; the first game to use Audiokinetic's software was FASA Interactive's Shadowrun. In January 2007, Audiokinetic entered into an educational partnership with the Conservatory of Recording Arts and Sciences; the Conservatory will teach Audiokinetic's Wwise software platform in its Audio for Games curriculum and will further develop an authorized Manufacturer Certification for the product. In November 2007, Audiokinetic joined the Emergent Game Technologies Premier Partners Program.

As part of this exclusive agreement, Audiokinetic became Emergent's only audio premier partner, Wwise was integrated with Gamebryo, Emergent's game development framework. In November 2008, Audiokinetic released SoundSeed, a family of sound generators for game audio that uses digital sound processing technology. In February 2011, Sony announced that the PlayStation Vita will be the first portable device to support Audiokinetic. In February 2013, Audiokinetic opened a Japanese office in Tokyo. In January 2015, Audiokinetic and CRAS announced the creation of an Online Certification Program for Wwise. In March 2015, Audiokinetic and Steinberg announced a partnership to integrate Wwise with a new DAW, Nuendo 7. On 8 January 2019, Sony announced that the company had entered into a definitive agreement for Sony Interactive Entertainment to acquire Audiokinetic. Wwise AMD TrueAudio Audiokinetic, Inc. Conservatory of Recording Arts and Sciences Alliance numériQC

Moynet Jupiter

The Moynet 360 Jupiter was a small executive transport built in France in the 1960s. It had an unusual single-fuselage configuration. Two prototypes were produced, the second with more power and seating; some civil propeller driven aircraft that have used one or more pairs of engines in push-pull configuration have been flying boats, with engines mounted above the wing and clear of spray. Others have had a pair of engines, one at either end of a pod fuselage with a tail unit mounted on a pair of booms, for example the Cessna Skymaster, the Adam A500 or the Rutan Voyager; the Moynet 360 Jupiter was an example of a push-pull aircraft of a less common configuration, where a single conventional fuselage has an engine at either end. For light civil aircraft, the aim was to combine the performance of a conventional twin-engined aircraft with the ease of handling of a single-engined one; the Jupiter was an executive transport with between seven seats, depending on engine power. It was designed by André Moynet, a member of the National Assembly of France and a former government minister, while a test-pilot, built by S.

S. Engins Matra, the first prototype flying on 17 December 1963 with the designer and Lucien Tieles at the controls, its wing had a straight trailing edge, but the centre section had strong taper on the leading edge which continued more weakly outboard. It was of two spar, stressed skin construction, carrying mass balanced ailerons and slotted flaps; the main undercarriage legs, placed at the end of the centre section each carried a single wheel and retracted inwards electrically. A retractable nosewheel completed the landing gear. One horizontally opposed. Behind it was a standard cabin, though the front seats were further ahead of the leading edge than usual because of the rearward shift of the centre of gravity caused by the rear engine. There were three large windows on each side. For the same reason the rear fuselage was quite short, it lacked the normal taper, giving it a boxy look, so that the second, pusher Lycoming could be mounted in the extreme tail; this was cooled by air from rectangular intakes on the upper sides of the rear fuselage.

The straight edged, tapered tailplane was mounted on the fuselage top above the engine, with small endplate fins carrying balanced rudders. These fins extended above and below the tailplane, with arrow shaped leading edges and straight, swept trailing edges. There was a long, shallow strake over the rear fuselage. Seen from below, the long span of the tailplane was striking, about 44% of that of the wings. Only two Jupiters were built; the first, designated 360-4 and registered as F-WLKE had two 200 hp Lycoming IO-360-A1A engines driving two-bladed propellers and was configured as a 4-5 seater. The second prototype was of a more powerful and larger variant designated the model 360-6; this model had a choice of engines, either 290 hp Lycoming IO-540 six cylinder engines driving constant speed, three-bladed propellers, or 310 hp Lycoming TIO-541 engines. The span was increased by length by 0.64 m. The increased length allowed seats for 6-7, with two rows of two single seats and a bench seat at the rear that could accommodate 2 or 3.

The cabin air conditioned and could be pressurised. Access was via a forward starboard side door. There was baggage space behind the cabin with its own external door; the sole 360-6 was registered as F-WLKY. The intention was for Sud-Aviation to produce the 360-6 Jupiter as the Sud-Aviation M 360-6 Jupiter. An order was obtained from the French government for some 360-6 pre-production aircraft, but this seems to have been cancelled. Despite sales campaigns in Europe and the United States no further orders resulted; the first prototype is now in the reserve collection of the Musée de l'Air et de l'Espace, Le Bourget Airport, Paris museum and the second in the Musée Regional de l'Air, Angers - Loire Airport, France. At le Bourget, the 360-4 bears the normal French registration F-BLKE rather than the French prototype style F-WLKE. M 360-4 Jupiter First prototype, 4–5 seats, two 149 kW Lycoming IO-360 engines. M 360-6 Second prototype, with stretched fuselage with seven seats and two 216 kW Lycoming IO-540 engines.

M 360-6P Proposed pressurised seven-seat version, with Lycoming O-480 engines. Unbuilt. Sud-Aviation Présidence Further enlarged, pressurised version planned by Sud-Aviation. Data from Taylor 1966, pp. 60–1General characteristics Capacity: 6 or 7 including crew Length: 8.77 m Wingspan: 11.49 m Height: 2.46 m Wing area: 16.81 m2 Empty weight: 1,338 kg Gross weight: 2,390 kg Fuel capacity: 566 L Powerplant: 2 × Lycoming IO-540 6-cylinder horizontally opposed air cooled, 216 kW each Propellers: 3-bladed Hartzell constant speedPerformance Maximum speed: 363 km/h at sea level. All performance figures estimates at maximum take-off weight. Cruise speed: 338 km/h at 1,830 m on 75% power Range: 2,060 km at 4,500 m and 45% power. Rate of climb: 7.3 m/s at sea level Aircraft of comparable role and era Cessna Skymaster Adam A500 Photo of 360-4

Carel Beschey

Carel Beschey or Karel Beschey was a Flemish painter and draughtsman who painted landscapes that were in the style of, or inspired by, the Flemish masters of the previous century and in particular Jan Brueghel the Elder. Carel Beschey was born in Antwerp the son of Maria-Theresia Huaert. Carel had three brothers; the best known was Balthasar, a landscape and portrait painter. His younger brothers were Jacob Andries, a history painter, Jan Frans, a copyist and art dealer. Jan Frans was for a while resident as a art dealer in London. Carel Beschey was a pupil of Hendrick Govaerts. In 1727 he won the first prize in the life drawing competition of the Academy of Arts in Antwerp. Like his brother Balthasar, he became a director of the Academy of Arts of Antwerp. Thanks to the connections of his younger brother Balthasar, an art dealer and portrait painter, Carel Beschey was able to find patrons and buyers for his paintings. At his brother’s house, art lovers met up to study the work of the great Dutch and Flemish masters.

It is not known where Carel Beschey died but it is assumed he died in Antwerp c. 1770. Carel Beschey painted landscapes with many figures and with a religious scene, he was one of a number of Antwerp artists from the second half of the 17th century and the first half of the 18th century who painted landscapes in a style reminiscent of earlier Flemish landscape painting. In particular, the work of Jan Brueghel the Elder; these artists included, amongst others, Izaak van Oosten, Peeter Gijsels, Adriaen Frans Boudewyns, Pieter Bout, Joseph van Bredael and his brother Balthasar Beschey. What these artists had in common was that they liked to paint pleasant landscapes with peasant scenes in fresh colours, which exuded a bucolic sense of happiness. Most of their landscapes were populated with small figures in anecdotal poses set against a backdrop of a nice landscape or of some buildings; the preferred palette was pronounced blue-green. The landscapes of Carel Beschey are based on the work of Jan Brueghel the Elder.

Carel Beschey had a preference for wide, rural landscapes in which the rich scenery with farmers and travellers evokes the model of landscape painting of the 17th century. Beschey painted a few pairs of summer landscapes, his winter landscapes display a greater level of independence from the Brueghel model. An example is A winter landscape with hunters and skaters on a frozen river running through a village. Media related to Carel Beschey at Wikimedia Commons


Muine is an audio player for the GNOME desktop environment which runs on Linux, Solaris, BSD and other UNIX-like systems. Muine is written in C# using Mono and Gtk#; the default backend is GStreamer framework but Muine can use xine libraries. A simple, intuitive user interface Ogg Vorbis, FLAC and MP3 music playback support Automatic album-cover fetching Support for embedded ID3v2 album images ReplayGain support Support for multiple artist and performer tags per song A system tray icon Plugin support Translations into many languages Software audio players Freshmeat project page for Muine Free Agent: Picture Perfect and in Tune Seven Cool Mono Apps