Essays about: "Sputnik"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 6 essays containing the word Sputnik.

  1. 1. All Negative on the Western Front: Analyzing the Sentiment of the Russian News Coverage of Sweden with Generic and Domain-Specific Multinomial Naive Bayes and Support Vector Machines Classifiers

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för lingvistik och filologi

    Author : David Michel; [2021]
    Keywords : sentiment analysis; news sentiment; text classification; cross-domain sentiment classification; domain specificity; domain-transfer problem; transfer learning; knowledge transfer; support vector machines; SVM; multinomial naive Bayes; Sweden; Aurora 17; Russia; Russian news; RT; Sputnik; cyberwarfare; influence campaign; disinformation; fake news; propaganda;

    Abstract : This thesis explores to what extent Multinomial Naive Bayes (MNB) and Support Vector Machines (SVM) classifiers can be used to determine the polarity of news, specifically the news coverage of Sweden by the Russian state-funded news outlets RT and Sputnik. Three experiments are conducted. READ MORE

  2. 2. Disputed Land, Disputed Lives : Transnational and regional coverage of the humanitarian situation in Nagorno-Karabakh in the 2020 war

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/JMK

    Author : Hrant Galstyan; [2021]
    Keywords : humanitarian journalism; Nagorno-Karabakh; crisis reporting; war coverage; news narrative;

    Abstract : This study examines the media coverage of the humanitarian situation in Nagorno-Karabakh during a war in the region in 2020. Drawing on the theoretical framework of humanitarian journalism, it first looks at the attention given to the issue within the daily coverage of the war, then turns to explore patterns in the narration of the past events and present situation in feature stories. READ MORE

  3. 3. Sputnik, National Pride and, Heroism : A qualitative study of the Russian Space Program under Putin

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Medier och kommunikation

    Author : Jeanette Widén; [2021]
    Keywords : Space; Space Race; Sputnik; Russian space program; strategic narratives; state identity; Rymden; rymdkapplöpningen; Sputnik; Ryska rymdprogrammet; strategiska narrativ;

    Abstract : The thesis aims to give a deeper understanding of the Russian use of soft power by examining identity building. This research is one of very few that shed light on Russia’s ambitions of exploitation of space. Further knowledge in the field is necessary to understand the underlying motives and objectives behind the Russian space program. READ MORE

  4. 4. Surfing the Shortwaves : A rhetorical comparison of articles of the Syrian Civil War from Voice of America and Sputnik News, May 2017

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    Author : Simon Zandbergs; [2017]
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    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to compare content on the websites of Voice of America and Sputnik News. This includes comparing the website content in general, including categories and non-news content available on the websites apart from articles. READ MORE

  5. 5. Project Sputnik: The Industrial Design Perspective on Mobile Robotic Telepresence

    University essay from Örebro universitet/Institutionen för naturvetenskap och teknik

    Author : Fredrik Hamrebjörk; [2017]
    Keywords : telepresence; robotics; elderly care; modularity; semiotics; Telepresence; robotik; äldreomsorg; moduläritet; semiotik;

    Abstract : AASS, or the Center for Applied Autonomous Sensor Systems, is a research environment at Örebro University. This report will touch the development of a robot intended for elderly care in a project called "Project Sputnik". The robot is essentially a manually controlled communication robot that is driven by a pilot from a computer. READ MORE