Essays about: "London"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 220 essays containing the word London.

  1. 1. Predicting Pedestrian Counts per Street Segment in Urban Environments

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

    Author : Simon Karlsson; [2020-07-08]
    Keywords : data science; pedestrian movement; machine learning; random forest; negative binomial; spatial morphology; road network; street centrality; built environment; built density; attractions; land division;

    Abstract : Cities are continuously growing all over the world and the complexity of designingurban environments increases. Therefore, there is a need to build a better understandingin how our cities work today. One of the essential parts of this is understandingthe pedestrian movement. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Cockney Accent : How an Accent Can Represent Social Identity

    University essay from Högskolan i Halmstad/Akademin för lärande, humaniora och samhälle

    Author : Lovisa Moberg-Berlin; [2020]
    Keywords : Sociolinguistics; Cockney; slang; social class;

    Abstract : The purpose of this study is to examine how an accent can represent social identity in London and beyond, as well as to uncover the distinctive phonological and lexical characteristics of the Cockney accent. The study will also focus on its sociolinguistic status, such as the intelligible for non-native speakers and the prejudices which are associated with the accent and its correlation to social class. READ MORE

  3. 3. An artificial intelligence method for text placement evaluation in maps

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Lai Wei; [2020]
    Keywords : Geography; Cartography; Text placement evaluation; Artificial intelligence; GoogLeNet; Geomatics; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : A map is a combinatorial presentation of map objects and labels providing users with sufficient and useful information. Text placement is the most time-consuming and cumbersome work in a map production process, and many methods have been proposed to automate this process. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Impact of OPEC Announcements on Stock Returns

    University essay from Jönköping University/IHH, Nationalekonomi; Jönköping University/IHH, Nationalekonomi

    Author : Oliver Samer Haydar; Marcus Reilimo; [2020]
    Keywords : OPEC; Event study; CAPM; CAAR; EMH; Behavioural finance;

    Abstract : The purpose of this study is to investigate the effects of OPEC oil production cut announcements on stock returns of specified companies listed on the London Stock Exchange. Two categories are constructed from stocks of companies operating in oil, gas and mining sectors and companies operating in pharmaceutical, industrial engineering and industrial transportation sectors, respectively. READ MORE

  5. 5. Entrepreneur or Fool : A comparative study of the housing market in Stockholm and London

    University essay from Södertörns högskola/Nationalekonomi; Södertörns högskola/Nationalekonomi

    Author : Elena Spiroska; Daniel Broman; [2020]
    Keywords : Housing market; Housing price; Greater Fool theory; Price mechanism; Entrepreneur; Bostadsmarknad; Bostadspriser; Greater Fool-teorin; Prismekanism; Entreprenör;

    Abstract : During the past few years, the housing price has increased for both Sweden and the United Kingdom, and according to previous studies there can be many reasons for this development. The purpose of this study is to investigate the degree of differences and similarities between two housing markets. READ MORE