Essays about: "amateur"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 46 essays containing the word amateur.

  1. 1. Professional v. Amateur reviewers: What does their language actually tell us? : A Descriptive Text Analysis of Early Adopters

    University essay from Luleå tekniska universitet/Institutionen för ekonomi, teknik, konst och samhälle

    Author : Erik Andreasson; [2021]
    Keywords : Early Adopters; Review; Reviewers; LIWC; Text Analysis;

    Abstract : The purpose of this thesis is to find and categorize differences in the language used inonline reviews by early adopters. By filling this gap in knowledge, marketers can betterunderstand the nature of an online review, be it derived from professional or amateurearly adopters. READ MORE

  2. 2. Chess and Twitch : Cultural Convergence Through Digital Platforms

    University essay from Södertörns högskola/Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap

    Author : Erik Johansson; [2021]
    Keywords : Online fan communities; cultural convergence; platform affordances; Twitch.tv;

    Abstract : This thesis studies online fan communities, using the recent popularity of chess on live streamingplatform Twitch.tv as a case study to examine audience and cultural convergence between high and popular culture in a digital community setting. READ MORE

  3. 3. Are athletes active in high-contact sports at risk of impaired executive functioning? A quasi-experimental study on competitive mixed martial arts (MMA) athletes.

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Institutionen för psykologi

    Author : Candice Cattaneo; [2021]
    Keywords : High-contact sports; executive functioning; repetitive head injury; concussion; fullkontaktsport; exekutiva funktioner; upprepade huvudskador; hjärnskakning;

    Abstract : The study of high-contact sport athletes and the implications of repetitive head injury (RHI) associated with these sports has been at the forefront of traumatic brain injury (TBI) research for the last decade. The present study represents a quasi-experimental study exploring whether an experimental group (N=39) consisting of amateur and professional competitive mixed martial arts (MMA) athletes differ in three operations of executive functioning ability (shifting, updating and inhibition) when compared to a control group (N=44) of non-contact sports athletes. READ MORE

  4. 4. A deep reinforcement learning approach to the problem of golf using an agent limited by human data

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för elektroteknik och datavetenskap (EECS)

    Author : Fredrik Omstedt; [2020]
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    Abstract : In the sport of golf, the use of statistics has become prominent as a way of understanding and improving golfers’ golf swings. Even though swing data is easily accessible thanks to a variety of technological tools, it is not always clear how to use this data, especially for amateur golfers. READ MORE

  5. 5. ALIGN, A sustainable cleaning tool for model makers

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Industridesign

    Author : Junjie Gu; [2020]
    Keywords : Cleaning tool; sustainability; home workspace; model making; Technology and Engineering; Arts and Architecture;

    Abstract : People who make models as their hobbies at home often generate more trash clutters than others. Once they start the modeling process, they often end up having small debris, sanding dust, and spilled paints on their desks. These tiny clutters will reduce their concentration and enthusiasm for the model-building process. READ MORE