Essays about: "convergence"

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  1. 1. POLICY DIMENSIONS AND THE CENTER-RIGHT A study of the center-right in Spain and Sweden

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Max Peterson; [2019-07-04]
    Keywords : GAL-TAN; Left-Right; Policy dimensions; Center-right parties; Dimensionality;

    Abstract : This thesis has two aims: to understand the motivations behind the political positions of center-right parties and to examine policy dimensions that are used to measure those positions. Political parties increasingly compete not only on the traditional left-right dimension but also on socio-cultural issues such as environmental protection, civil liberties, multiculturalism and nationalism. READ MORE

  2. 2. “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

  3. 3. Approximation of Pi

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Matematik LTH

    Author : Madeleine Jansson; [2019]
    Keywords : Mathematics and Statistics;

    Abstract : The inverse tangent function can be used to approximate pi. When approximating pi, the convergence of infinite series or Products are of great importance for the accuracy in the digits in pi. This thesis will present historical Formulas used to approximate pi, especially Gregory-Leibniz and Machin's. READ MORE

  4. 4. 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

  5. 5. On the Properties of Wiener-Lévy Functions

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för matematik (MA)

    Author : Albin Petersson; [2019]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : This thesis concerns the Wiener algebra of periodic functions with absolutely convergent Fourier series, and the "Wiener-Lévy functions", meaning functions that preserve absolute convergence of Fourier series under composition. Results regarding the properties of functions in the Wiener algebra are established, as well as properties of Wiener-Lévy functions. READ MORE