Essays about: "bodies"

Showing result 6 - 10 of 803 essays containing the word bodies.

  1. 6. Counting votes or counting bodies? : A qualitative study on the effect Regime Type has on the nature of Pre-election Violence in autocratic states

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för freds- och konfliktforskning

    Author : Tilda Janbrink; [2021]
    Keywords : Military regime; elections; electoral violence; pre-election violence; autocracy; state repression; Pakistan; Uzbekistan;

    Abstract : In a quantitative study in 2007, Davenport found that autocratic military regimes statistically face a higher risk of electoral violence than authoritarian party-backed regimes. This thesis has attempted to link Davenports findings with theories on military belligerence presented by Lai and Slater (2006) as well as Geddes et al. READ MORE

  2. 7. Liability for Copyright Infringement: an investigation of the legal use of trained artificial neural networks in the context of copyright law.

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Juridiska institutionen; Lunds universitet/Juridiska fakulteten

    Author : Rustam Mutallimzada; [2021]
    Keywords : Artificial Neural Networks Artificial Intelligence Copyright Direct and Indirect Copyright Infringements; Technology and Engineering; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : The current thesis critically investigates whether training and using third-party data in artificial neural networks (ANNs) could constitute a liability for copyright infringement. Furthermore, the present paper sets out to explore whether training and using ANNs could fall within the IP right holders' exclusive rights. READ MORE

  3. 8. GPU-Assisted Collision Avoidance for Trajectory Optimization : Parallelization of Lookup Table Computations for Robotic Motion Planners Based on Optimal Control

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

    Author : Abhiraj Bishnoi; [2021]
    Keywords : Motion Planning; Robotics; Trajectory Optimization; GPGPU; Parallel Programming;

    Abstract : One of the biggest challenges associated with optimization based methods forrobotic motion planning is their extreme sensitivity to a good initial guess,especially in the presence of local minima in the cost function landscape.Additional challenges may also arise due to operational constraints, robotcontrollers sometimes have very little time to plan a trajectory to perform adesired function. READ MORE

  4. 9. "Words Hide Truth": National belonging in Marian Engel’s Bear and Tessa McWatt’s Out of My Skin

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Masterprogram: Litteratur - Kultur – Media

    Author : Edda Ahrent; [2021]
    Keywords : National identity; national belonging; Marian Engel; Bear; Tessa McWatt; Out of My Skin; Canadian Literature; CanLit; Discourse theory; Discourse analysis; post-colonialism; gender; bodies; pioneer; Languages and Literatures;

    Abstract : The famous problem of Canadian Literature in the contemporary critical landscape is how it, as an institution, denies all but certain kinds of identities. Alexander Beecroft suggests that a national literature, through its attempts to locate and articulate a communal identity and a notion of fellow-feeling, curates characteristics among members of previously numerous groups which can function to denote nationalistic identity. READ MORE

  5. 10. Klövhälsa hos svenska getter : en pilotstudie

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Clinical Sciences

    Author : Lovisa Waldemarsson; [2021]
    Keywords : klövhälsa; klövkonformation; klövsjukdomar; fotröta; förvuxna klövar;

    Abstract : Svenska getters klövstatus är idag i relativt okänd med avseende på klövhälsa och klövsjukdomar, men även klövkonformation. Klövens konformation beror på klövens tillväxt i relation till förslitning. READ MORE