Essays about: "convergence"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 501 essays containing the word convergence.

  1. 1. “I DON’T THINK WE’VE BEEN FORMALLY INTRODUCED?” Re-contextualising a Literary Model for First Meetings through Adaptation Theory and Fan Fiction

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för språk och litteraturer

    Author : Malin Brus; [2019-02-08]
    Keywords : narratology; adaptation theory; fan fiction; Jean Rousset;

    Abstract : (Re-)contextualising narratology in today’s world of rapid technological developmentand widespread access to the internet serves as the basis of this essay, which exploreswhat happens when narratology, adaptation theory and fan fiction theory intersect andinteract. It combines a surface level quantitative study with qualitative text analysis,using Rousset’s literary model from 1981 on first meetings between lovers-to-be as thenarratological reference, and the first meeting between the characters Alec Lightwoodand Magnus Bane as the text subject (using a corpus consisting of a novel, its officialfilm and TV-show adaptations, and thirty fan fictions). READ MORE

  2. 2. A Utility Approach: Strategy Analysis and Optimization

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Matematisk statistik

    Author : Magnús Ólafur Sigurdsson; [2019]
    Keywords : Utility optimization; Portfolio analysis; Dynamic programming; Bellman equation.; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Utility theory and Monte Carlo simulations are used to calculate optimal allocation for long term as well as, risk averse investors with a portfolio consisting of one risky asset and one risk-free bank account. The problems solved in this thesis are divided into two types, static and dynamic. READ MORE

  3. 3. Performance Evaluation of a Blockchain-based Traceability System : A Case Study at IKEA

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Programvara och system; Linköpings universitet/Programvara och system

    Author : Tobias Sund; Claes Lööf; [2019]
    Keywords : blockchain; traceability; supply chain;

    Abstract : Establishing traceability in global supply chains is a complicated problem. Current solutions for achieving traceability are expensive or imperfect, and give rise to organizational and trust-related issues. Blockchain could present itself as a solution to many of these issues. This thesis aims to build a blockchain-based traceability system. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Analysis of Results of Stochastic Evacuation Models

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Brandteknik

    Author : Erik Smedberg; [2019]
    Keywords : Evacuation; Fire safety; Behavioural uncertainty; Evacuation modelling; Evacuation simulation; Pathfinder; Functional analysis; Egress.; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : All humans are unique, we have different characteristics and we make different decision. This is a challenge when it comes to modelling human behaviour. The models we design are based on mathematics where there is no room for inconsistencies such that are present in human behaviour. READ MORE

  5. 5. Address and Referential Terms in Swedish and British Schools : A Sociolinguistic Perspective

    University essay from Högskolan i Halmstad/Akademin för lärande, humaniora och samhälle

    Author : Amanda Gabrielsson; [2019]
    Keywords : Honorifics; Address terms; referential terms;

    Abstract : Modes of address between speakers in Sweden and the U.K differ from each other, yet both countries are influenced by similar mass media and aspects of globalization that otherwise generally lean towards linguistic convergence. Survey data from students and teachers in UK and Sweden has revealed some noteworthy differences. READ MORE