Essays about: "Transitions"

Showing result 6 - 10 of 302 essays containing the word Transitions.

  1. 6. Building Institutional Capacity for Sustainability Transitions through Innovation Experiments : A Case Study of Sustainability Innovation Networks and Craft Beer SMEs

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Internationella miljöinstitutet

    Author : Brendan Pipkin; [2019]
    Keywords : Experimentation; Sustainability Transitions; Circular Economy; SMEs; Craft Beer; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : The concept of experimentation is increasingly promoted to facilitate social learning for sustainability transitions. Experiments are collaborative initiatives designed to generate knowledge and test innovative practices to address a collective sustainability challenge. READ MORE

  2. 7. Normed Sustainability : A socio-technological journey in hygiene practices

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för industriell teknik och management (ITM)

    Author : HANNA GUSTAFSSON; [2019]
    Keywords : Sustainability; norm-critic; energy practices; hygiene; Hållbar utveckling; normkritik; energipraktiker; hygien;

    Abstract : This report will guide you through a journey of a socio-technological research where questions evolved from the intertwining of technology and social structures will be answered. During spring 2019, this research project has taken part as a pilot study of a research project called Gendered sustainability: Norm-Critical explorations of energy practices for everyday transitions. READ MORE

  3. 8. Continuing peace amidst changing contexts : A Sinn Féin case study on institutional resilience

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS)

    Author : Märta-Stina Lindqvist Käll; [2019]
    Keywords : Institutional resilience; Northern Ireland; Sinn Féin; IRA; sustainable peace building; rebel to party transformation; peace continuation; Brexit;

    Abstract : The transitioning of armed actors into political parties following a peace accord is not a new phenomenon and the debate for how we can facilitate such a transition is well explored. A grey area of the debate, however, concerns transitioned actors’ long-term commitment to peace, as relapses are known to have occurred on many occasions. READ MORE

  4. 9. The need for speed : A study of how a new digital tool can affect B2B relationships

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Företagsekonomi; Umeå universitet/Företagsekonomi

    Author : Josefin Hellsten; Johan Näsström; [2019]
    Keywords : B2B relationships; 3D virtual prototypes; relationship marketing;

    Abstract : The technological development that we have seen in the last decades has resulted in a more digitized business environment and affected industries from an innovative and competitive perspective. The digital transition is an ongoing process and it creates opportunities and challenges for businesses globally. READ MORE

  5. 10. Using Reinforcement Learning for Games with Nondeterministic State Transitions

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Statistik och maskininlärning

    Author : Max Fischer; [2019]
    Keywords : reinforcement learning; proximal policy optimization; PPO; machine learning; artificial intelligence; deep learning; neural network; candy crush; mobile game;

    Abstract : Given the recent advances within a subfield of machine learning called reinforcement learning, several papers have shown that it is possible to create self-learning digital agents, agents that take actions and pursue strategies in complex environments without any prior knowledge. This thesis investigates the performance of the state-of-the-art reinforcement learning algorithm proximal policy optimization, when trained on a task with nondeterministic state transitions. READ MORE