VIFF


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VIFFVancouver International Film Festival (Canada)
VIFFVisualization Image File Format
VIFFVietnamese International Film Festival (est. 2003)
VIFFVisualization Image File Format (Khoros)
VIFFVector In Forward Flight
VIFFVirgin Islands Fast Ferry
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The US Marine Corps decided to conduct its own viff tests with an AV-SA and assigned the task to Lt Col (subsequently Lt Gen, and more recently Lockheed Martin deputy director for the F-35 programme) 'Harry' Blot.
But there's more to the casual approach than simply ego control, says Franey from the airy glass, beech wood and chrome VIFF headquarters in trendy West Vancouver.
Often film festivals like The Vancouver International Film Festival (VIFF) are the only place for movie-goers like us.
Image files were transferred from the scanned TIFF format to the VIFF format of the Khoros system (Rasure and Williams 1991, Konstantinides and Rasure 1994) and then to ASCII format for input to the Grass4.1 geographic information system (GIS), in which scanned images were combined into a mosaic and geographically rectified to the Universal Transverse Mercator coordinate system.
In this paper, standard deviation (STD) [29], mean structural similarity (M-SSIM) [30], mutual information (MI) [31], sum of the correlations of differences (SCD) [32], [Q.sub.0] [33], [Q.sub.W] [34], [Q.sub.E] [34], [Q.sup.AB/F] [35], and visual information fidelity for fusion (VIFF) [36] are used to evaluate the fusion results objectively.
VIFF regular Shinozaki brings a touch of his enthusiasm for horror-fantasy movies to the tragic story of a teacher who has lost her fiance in the 2011 tsunami.
[38] measure [[zeta].sub.Z], Piella and Heijmans's [39] measures [MATHEMATICAL EXPRESSION NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII], and visual information fidelity fusion (VIFF) [40] metric CVIff are considered.
On the documentary front, sections are divided by thematic interest, ranging from human-rights abuses to the state of global penitentiary systems to one focusing on "extraordinary lifestyles." In addition, VIFF will present prize-winning films from the 2010 Wildscreen lest, the world's largest environmental-themed film festival, held every two years in Bristol.
Katherine Monk explains that the new Vancouver International Film Centre aspires to satisfy the dual "hopes of revitalizing the south downtown core and bringing the fragmented local film scene together." (26) Over the course of the past several years, the closing of theatres such as the Caprice, Paradise and Vancouver Centre has forced the Film Festival further and further away from the Granville strip, making it increasingly difficult for festival goers to take part in the "[s]eeing and being seen [that] is done at the scene." (27) At its proposed location at the corner of Seymour and Davie streets, the Film Centre will include permanent offices for the VIFF, a multi-format screening venue and office space for local productions.
More than 140,000 people attended the event, with ticket sales eclipsing $800,000 for the first time in the VIFF's history.