Essays about: "Erik Smith"

Found 3 essays containing the words Erik Smith.

  1. 1. Reinforcement Learning for Real Time Bidding

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för datavetenskap

    Author : Erik Smith; [2019]
    Keywords : Reinforcement learning; Markov decision process; value iteration; policy gradient; real time bidding; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : When an internet user opens a web page containing an advertising slot, how is it determined which ad is shown? Today, the most common software-based approach to trading advertising slots is real time bidding: as soon as the user begins to load the web page, an auction for the slot is held in real time, and the highest bidder gets to display their advertisement of choice. Auction bidding is performed by different demand side platforms (DSPs). READ MORE

  2. 2. The implications of the management accounting change paradox - A case study on the clashes between FAMCO and PE Inc concerning financial reporting

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för redovisning och finansiering

    Author : Erik Myresten; Simon Lönnvik; [2017]
    Keywords : Management accounting change; Acquisitions; Private equity;

    Abstract : This paper concerns an in-depth case study on a family-owned company (FAMCO), which was acquired by a private equity company (PE Inc) in 2011. Using paradox theory, this paper investigates how the previously noted relationship between stability and change impacted the management accounting change process following the acquisition. READ MORE

  3. 3. Aid in continuity - Swedish foreign aid policies as myth

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Erik Kytömäki; [2015]
    Keywords : Foreign aid; development; Barthes; linearity; continuity; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis drives a twofold argument about the Swedish policies on foreign aid and development. First of all is it stated how there has been a continuity in this particular field of policy has since its inception in the 1960s and the issue has in the closest become depoliticised in mainstream politics. READ MORE