Essays about: "Event"

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  1. 1. Modelling rare events using non-parametric machine learning classiers - Under what circumstances are support vector machines preferable to conventional parametric classiers?

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Lukas Ma; [2021-04-06]
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    Abstract : Rare event modelling is an important topic in quantitative social science research. However, despite the fact that traditional classiers based upon general linear models (GLM) might lead to biased results, little attention in the social science community is devoted to methodological studies aimed at alleviating such bias, even fewer of them have considered the use of machine learning methods to tackle analytical problems imposed by rare events. READ MORE

  2. 2. Out of Sight, Out of Mind. The ‘Social Death’ of Institutionalized Women and Children and the ‘Social Amnesia’ of Irish Society in the Twentieth Century, Depicted in Forensic Evidence from the Children's Mass Grave at a former Mother and Baby Home in Tuam, Co. Galway.

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    Author : Cecilia Ahl Falkensjö; [2021-02-26]
    Keywords : Dark heritage; social amnesia; social death; forensic archaeology; juvenile human remains; bioarchaeology; Irish state; Catholic Church; child abuse; human rights violation; Irish society; Irish media;

    Abstract : The twentieth century was a time of social and political changes. Victims of trauma, genocide, massacres and abuse in a largely Post-Colonial era would increasingly gain recognition and places of suffering, death and pain would become places of remembrance. READ MORE

  3. 3. Mergers and Acquisitions in The Video Gaming Industry

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Viktor Glimne; Jesper Stålheim; [2021-02-24]
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    Abstract : This research paper studies the effect of 102 M&A announcements during 2016-2020 in thevideo gaming sector. The purpose is to answer whether M&A events within the sectormanages to create synergy gains for investors, or if it is just an act of management wantingto control larger firms, increasing the size of companies with little value added. READ MORE

  4. 4. Can an investor gain positive abnormal return by mimicking insider transactions?

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Oscar Bodin; Jonatan Tell; [2021-02-24]
    Keywords : Nasdaq; OMX Stockholm; Insider Trading; Abnormal Return; OMXS30; Stock Market.;

    Abstract : Background: The efficient market hypothesis is a theory that has been widely debated andstudied during the years. Some agree with the theory, but some disagree. One way to study theefficient market hypothesis is by looking at the possibility to gain positive abnormal return onthe stock market. READ MORE

  5. 5. Soli, Sanguinis and Sinking States. The legal foundations of upholdning the right to nationality in the event of climate change turning sovereign territories uninhabitable

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Johanna Sjöholm; [2021-02-03]
    Keywords : climate change; migration; statelessness; nationality; ius soli; ius sanguinis; human rights;

    Abstract : The argument of this paper is that the two main principles of nationality law used by nation states are not designed to handle the possible scenario of states sinking due to climate change. With the consequence of its habitants having to seek haven elsewhere, the focus is to illustrate how the application of the principles ius soli and ius sanguinis stand in relation to the universal human right to a nationality in the event of a state becoming uninhabitable and/or physically extinct. READ MORE