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sa·lient

(sā'lē-ĕnt, sāl'yent),
1. Synonym(s): projection
2. radiology an obsolete term for projection.
[L. salio, to leap or spring up]

salient

(sā′lē-ĕnt) [L. salio, to spring, jump]
Prominent, conspicuous.
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Finally, the static and the motion saliency maps are merged into the global saliency map.
Saliency models have been developed to predict the sequence of attended locations in complex displays (Itti and Koch 2000; Rosenholtz, Li, and Nakano 2007).
Without an examination and accommodation of youth's perspectives on the saliency and credibility of online approaches, we risk exacerbating (or at the very least paralleling) the complaints of the "Millennial" or "Net" generation regarding existing STI/HIV testing services.
Such a remapping would foreground the saliency of ubuntu, which is collectivist, shared and collegial, as well as a far cry from Western methods that are individualistic.
The saliency of an object relies on properties of the context in which the target is embedded in addition to properties of the object such as local feature contrast (for example, color contrast and brightness contrast.
BlackBerry [R], iPhone [R]), there are unlimited opportunities for increased saliency, connectivity and an ongoing positive connection with the homeowner.
In particular, the civil service was no longer responsible solely for implementation but was also charged with a number of other functions, including the provision of specific policy advice and expertise to elected officials concerning the saliency, substantive components and the plausible solutions to particular policy issues and problems, the definition of government policy goals, the representation of privileged and non-privileged communities, and the adjudication of policy disputes (Howlett, Ramesh, and Perl 2009).
The saliency of campaigns such as this, at this particular time, is amply illustrated through the Third Annual ASDA'a Burson-Marsteller Arab Youth Survey, released last month.
Not surprisingly, sensemaking and sensegiving activities are believed to assume greater saliency in dynamic and turbulent environments where individuals struggle to assess "What's the story here?
The insistent curves create gestural rhythms, which are the saliency of his abstractions.
The saliency of such issues on the public mind and the yearning for good governance are the rationale for this international symposium.