Essays about: "Simon"

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  1. 1. New Eleaticism

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för filosofi, lingvistik och vetenskapsteori

    Author : Simon Allzén; [2017-02-09]
    Keywords : eleaticism;

    Abstract : ABSTRACT. The Eleatic Principle denies the existence of causally inert entities. In this paper, I discuss a particular justification of the principle - that causally inert entities have no explanatory value in science. I argue against this justification, showing that non-causal explanations and entities do important work in scientific explanations. READ MORE

  2. 2. Abstract Visualization of Algorithms and Data Structures

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för data- och informationsteknik

    Author : Dennis Jönsson; Johan Gerdin; Ivar Josefsson; Simon Smith; Richard Sundqvist; [2017-01-13]
    Keywords : Algorithm Visualization; AV; Program Visualization; PV; Education; Visualization Tool;

    Abstract : Within the field of visualization it is common to distinguish between AlgorithmVisualization (AV) and Program Visualization (PV). AV uses high level abstractions to demonstrate how algorithms works, while PVs are debugger-like and display low level information about programs. READ MORE

  3. 3. Evaluation of the rock support system subjected to dynamic loads in Kiirunavaara

    University essay from Luleå tekniska universitet/Geoteknologi

    Author : Simon Krekula; [2017]
    Keywords : Rock mechanics; Rockburst; Seismicity;

    Abstract : LKAB’s underground mine in Kiirunavaara has experienced an increasing seismic activity the last ten years. This seismic activity is caused by the stress redistribution resulting from the mining method of large-scale sublevel caving.The energy from the seismic events propagate in the rock mass as seismic waves. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Perfect Storm : How Offensive Opportunity and Ideational Distance led to third-party interventions in Syria, Yemen and Bahrain.

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Simon Tawaifi; [2017]
    Keywords : Foreign Intervention; Offensive Realism Constructivism; Saudi Arabia; Iran; Syria; Yemen; Bahrain and Egypt;

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  5. 5. Why do people live in high-risks areas? - A field study in Samar, Philippines.

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Riskhantering och Samhällssäkerhet; Lunds universitet/Riskhantering

    Author : Samuel Gren; Simon Helander; [2017]
    Keywords : risk perception; Risk; disaster; hazard; vulnerability; DRR; typhoon; tsunami; earthquake; Philippines; Samar; DRR education; Plan International; SIDA; grounded theory; risk based land use planning.; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : The Philippines are constantly challenged by the forces of nature. Typhoons make landfall on a yearly basis, making the island of Samar a disaster-prone area. This qualitative field study based on grounded theory examines inhabitants risk perception and the why they do live in this high-risk area. READ MORE