Essays about: "natural resources."

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  1. 1. Machine Learning for Detecting Hate Speech in Low Resource Languages

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för data- och informationsteknik

    Author : David Rodriguez; Denitsa Saynova; [2020-07-08]
    Keywords : machine learning; natural language processing; BERT; cross-lingual zeroshot learning; data augmentation; hate speech; classification; Twitter;

    Abstract : This work examines the role of both cross-lingual zero-shot learning and data augmentationin detecting hate speech online for low resource set-ups. The proposedsolutions for situations where the amount of labeled data is scarce are to use alanguage with more resources during training or to create synthetic data points. READ MORE

  2. 2. The complexity of circular business models and the effect of firm size in the clothing industry - A variable development and quantitative study for the clothing industry

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Christoffer Lindström; Carl Berggren; [2020-07-01]
    Keywords : Circular business models; circular economy; sustainable business models; closing the loop strategies;

    Abstract : With the newly added focus on the social and environmental costs associated with the fast fashionand clothing industry, many researchers have attempted to solve the problem and come up withvalid theories for change. A way to minimize externalities is with the implementation of circular businessmodels, which have become increasingly relevant to prolong the life cycle of products, reducethe use of natural resources and minimize harmful emissions and can, therefore, be a possible solutionto the problem. READ MORE

  3. 3. To purchase, or not to purchase, renewable electricity A study of decisive factors for increased use of renewable electricity among Swedish SMEs

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Niklas Löfgren; Edwin Grehorn Hall; [2020-07-01]
    Keywords : purchasing; SMEs; renewable electricity; renewable energy; green electricity; adoption factors; decisive factors;

    Abstract : A major challenge of future electricity consumption is the need for it to be renewable to avoiddepletion of natural resources. Swedish small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are vitalfor increasing demand for renewable electricity (RE) in Sweden, which is desired sinceSweden has set the goal to be completely free from non-renewable electricity by 2040. READ MORE

  4. 4. Examining the Ubiquitousness of Conflict-Related Sexual Violence in Territorial Conflicts A quantitive study on how territorial conflicts are related to rebel perpetrated conflict-related sexual violence and rebel groups funding natural resources

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Emelie Andersin; [2020-05-12]
    Keywords : civil conflict; conflict-related sexual violence; wartime rape; territorial conflict; rebel groups; financing natural resources;

    Abstract : This study explores how territorial conflicts are related to rebel perpetrated conflict-related sexual violence and if rebel groups funded by natural resources exacerbates that relationship. Prior research has explored how rebel groups funded by natural resources is related to rebel perpetrated conflict-related sexual violence (CRSV). READ MORE

  5. 5. Motivation to donation

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Teknik och samhälle

    Author : Nellie Steneberg; Sara Ibarbachane; [2020]
    Keywords : Media technology; Tourist behavior; Non-Profit Organization NPO ; Research Through Design RTD ; Fogg Behavior Model FBM ; Media object; Visual communication; Design Science Research DSR ;

    Abstract : Today, the world contains a large number of important non-profit organizations (NPOs) that seek to maintain the welfare of people and animals and to preserve the natural world. NPOs are extremely dependent on funds from the public which has resulted in severe competition between these organizations. READ MORE