Essays about: "Markers of Uncertainty"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 6 essays containing the words Markers of Uncertainty.

  1. 1. Linguistic uncertainty in meteorological forecastsfor Russian speaking audiences : A comparative study between televised weather forecastsand seasonal outlooks of the Northern Eurasian ClimateOutlook Forum

    University essay from Högskolan Dalarna/Ryska

    Author : Freja S. E. Vamborg; [2018]
    Keywords : Russian; linguistics; linguistic markers; uncertainty; communication; communication guidelines; climate; meteorology; weather forecasts; seasonal forecasts;

    Abstract : In order to make informed decisions, we need to resort to various types of information and we need to know how uncertain this information is. A commonly used source for information and subsequent action is weather forecasts. READ MORE

  2. 2. Being of Transit: Central American and Mexican Migrants’ Experiences of (Dis)Possession

    University essay from Malmö högskola/Fakulteten för kultur och samhälle (KS)

    Author : Ricardo Alberto Ortega; [2016]
    Keywords : transit; dispossession; materiality; posthumanist performativity; mobility; violence;

    Abstract : The thesis is based on the ethnographic fieldwork done during February 2015 in a place where aspects of transitory life are configured in an effort to (re)humanize those migrants that have been exposed to harm and (dis)possession, and thus entangled within an undesirable physical reality. Empirical attention is dedicated to the ways and means in which a particular migrant shelter located in the border region of Mexico-US operates and fulfills its purpose. READ MORE

  3. 3. Who is the teacher? : An investigation of upper secondary school students’ pronunciation of English and the possible underlying reasons

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Engelska institutionen

    Author : Nils Legge; [2012]
    Keywords : British English; American English; mixing; pronunciation; Sweden; upper-secondary school; phonetic markers;

    Abstract : Swedish school pupils are taught English from a very young age. Many speak English at a very high level thanks to this and also thanks to readily available television programmes in English, mostly from America but also from Britain. Some, including Marko Modiano argue that the English spoken in Sweden could be a new variety. READ MORE

  4. 4. Dosimetric and geometric evaluation of MRI as the only imaging modality for the radiotherapy treatment process of localized prostate cancer

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Sjukhusfysikerutbildningen

    Author : Johan Sjöberg; [2010]
    Keywords : Strålterapi; Medicine and Health Sciences;

    Abstract : Introduction MRI provides better soft tissue contrast than CT and is an invaluable tool in the radiotherapy treatment process. The gold standard today is image fusion of MRI and CT data where targets and organs-at-risk are delineated on the MRI data and the dose calculation is performed on the CT data. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Impact of Culture on Consumers' Propensity to Innovate and Susceptibility to Interpersonal Influences

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Handelshögskolan vid Umeå universitet; Umeå universitet/Handelshögskolan vid Umeå universitet

    Author : Jie Liu; Dongmi Wu; [2007]
    Keywords : culture;

    Abstract : ABSTRACTThe increasing globalization of business provides a compelling reason for understanding the cultural context of consumer behaviour. Our thesis investigates the impact of culture on consumers’ propensity to innovate and consumers’ susceptibility to interpersonal influencethat is divided into normative interpersonal influences and informational interpersonal influences. READ MORE