Essays about: "representation"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 1738 essays containing the word representation.

  1. 1. IMPLEMENTING PERCEPTUAL SEMANTICS IN TYPE THEORY WITH RECORDS (TTR)

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet / Institutionen för filosofi, lingvistik och vetenskapsteori

    Author : Arild Matsson; [2019-11-18]
    Keywords : visual question answering; artificial intelligence; type theory; image recognition; perceptual semantics; spatial relations;

    Abstract : Type Theory with Records (TTR) provides accounts of a wide range of semantic and linguistic phenomena in a single framework. This work proposes a TTR model of perception and language. Utilizing PyTTR, a Python implementation of TTR, the model is then implemented as an executable script. READ MORE

  2. 2. From vulnerable to criminal A discourse analysis of unaccompanied children in Swedish newspaper editorials 2015/2016

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för kulturvetenskaper

    Author : Sara Abiri; [2019-10-10]
    Keywords : othering; the other; unaccompanied children; discourse analysis; discourse; age; childhood; Foucault; power knowledge;

    Abstract : This master’s thesis in gender studies seeks to critically analyze and problematize the general discourse on so called unaccompanied children in the Swedish context, as it was represented in newspaper editorials during six months between the years 2015 and 2016. The epistemological standpoint of the thesis is a social constructionist one, in which reality iscreated and recreated in language and discourse. READ MORE

  3. 3. “Am I What You See?” Unaccompanied Afghans in the Swedish media and their integration prospects

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Nazifa Alizada; [2019-09-16]
    Keywords : unaccompanied Afghans; migration; integration; media representations; Swedish media; perception of representation;

    Abstract : This thesis deals with representation of unaccompanied Afghan immigrants in the Swedishmedia. In the post-2015 context, unaccompanied Afghans have gained tremendous mediaattention in Sweden. READ MORE

  4. 4. DEMOCRACY AND REPRESENTATION FOR PUBLIC GOODS How democracies create conditions for provisions of public goods

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Viktor Eklöf Eriksson; [2019-08-29]
    Keywords : Public goods; democracy; preference aggregation; representation; climate change mitigation;

    Abstract : Purpose. The purpose of this thesis is to investigate if it is reasonable that democracies create conditions for provisions of public goods. Democracies are argued to create conditions for public goods provisions by aggregating citizens preferences through representation. READ MORE

  5. 5. Representation and Stereotyping in Board Games. A Study of How Gender, Race, Sexuality, Ability and Age Are Portrayed in Strategic Board Games

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för kulturvetenskaper

    Author : Maria Oliviander; [2019-07-08]
    Keywords : representation; stereotypes; gender roles; board games; gender theory; intersectionality theory; cultivation theory;

    Abstract : The purpose of this investigation is to see if contemporary strategic board games maintain a stereotypical representation of different societal groups. The main objectives are to see to what extent different social groups are represented and how they are being represented. Special attention will be directed at stereotypes. READ MORE