Essays about: "football"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 275 essays containing the word football.

  1. 1. Harnessing Social Capital through Sport: Exploring the role of Football in the socio-economic integration of African migrants in Gothenburg, Sweden.

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för socialt arbete

    Author : Comfort Ankunda; [2021-10-07]
    Keywords : Migrants; migration; socio-economic integration; social relations; social capital; African migrants; sports; football;

    Abstract : Integration ought to be a two-way process, requiring adjustments from both migrants and native residents. However, more adaptation is often required of and indeed achieved by the migrants than host communities. Fortunately, participation avenues such as sport offer opportunities for these migrants to interact with and learn from host communities. READ MORE

  2. 2. Automating Feature-Extraction for Camera Calibration Through Machine Learning and Computer Vision

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för elektro- och informationsteknik

    Author : Elias Åkeborg; [2021]
    Keywords : Machine learning; Computer vision; Feature-extraction; Classification; Camera Calibration; DeepLab; U-Net; Ridge Detection; Sub-pixel optimization; Artificial Intelligence; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Machine learning as a field has expanded in an explosive manner, with more companies interested in using the technology. One of these companies, Spiideo, uses Machine learning to automatically stream and record sports, highlighting key events - all automatically without a cameraman. READ MORE

  3. 3. Electronic Performance And Tracking Systems (EPTS) : Perceptions, Benefits and Challenges of Professional Football Athletes and Training Staff

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för informatik (IK)

    Author : Pavlos Bitilis; [2021]
    Keywords : Information Systems; Personal Informatics PI ; Wearables; Electronic Performance Tracking Systems EPTS ; Football; Football Technology; Football Athletes; Football Training Staff; Sensemaking; Qualitative Research; Ethnography; Greece;

    Abstract : Personal Informatics (PI) are information systems that allow people to process activities with the usage of information technology, aiming to produce informational products (data) either for themselves or for others. Technologies that enable PI are becoming increasingly popular, assisting people in collecting personally relevant information about their body and their behaviour. READ MORE

  4. 4. “The difficulty seems to be making them more inclusive, rather than the fans” A Critical Analysis of UEFA’s regulation on political messages and symbols

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Genusvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Johannes Lindelöw; [2021]
    Keywords : UEFA; Political; Antagonism; Nationalism; WPR.; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : In football, as well as in most sports, the question about politics being within it are highly debated. Questions related to nationalism, homophobia, racism, and sexism are all seen as permeating the sport. This is simultaneously topics that is facing resistance, especially through anti-racism-, and pro-LGBTQ+ campaigns. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Effect of Expected Outcome on Attendance

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Johannes Reuter; Ismael Hallbäck; [2021]
    Keywords : prospect theory; attendance demand; football; uncertainty of outcome hypothesis; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Live attendance at sports events is important for individual teams as well as for the broader community of a sport. The amount of uncertainty about the outcome of a game is considered a crucial determinant of game attendance. This study examines how fans’ expectation about game outcome affects game attendance in Swedish Allsvenskan. READ MORE