Essays about: "sports and games"

Showing result 11 - 15 of 40 essays containing the words sports and games.

  1. 11. A Bayesian approach to predict the number of soccer goals : Modeling with Bayesian Negative Binomial regression

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Statistik och maskininlärning; Linköpings universitet/Statistik och maskininlärning

    Author : JOakim Bäcklund; Johdet Nils; [2018]
    Keywords : Bayesian regression; Negative Binomial regression; Poisson regression; Soccer goals; odds;

    Abstract : This thesis focuses on a well-known topic in sports betting, predicting the number of goals in soccer games.The data set used comes from the top English soccer league: Premier League, and consists of games played in the seasons 2015/16 to 2017/18. READ MORE

  2. 12. The effect of sports diplomacy on inter-Korean relations

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Institutionen för Asien-, Mellanöstern- och Turkietstudier

    Author : Marianne Kristine Nymark; [2018]
    Keywords : Inter-Korean relations; 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympic Games; Sports diplomacy; 1988 Seoul Olympic Games; Unified team; sunshine policy; Interkoreanska relationer; 2018 Pyeongchang vinter-OS; Sportdiplomatik; 1988 Seoul sommar-OS; Gemensamt lag; Solskenspolitiken;

    Abstract : The purpose of this thesis is to explain how sports events, in which North and South Korea have in some way worked or competed together, have affected the relationship between the two nations. This is carried out through the investigation of specific events; the 1988 Seoul Summer Olympics, the competing of the joint table tennis- and football teams in 1991, the cooperation happening during the “sunshine policy”, from 1998 until 2008, as well as the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics. READ MORE

  3. 13. Background Segmentation Methods in Analysis of Live Sport Video Recordings

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Matematik LTH

    Author : Fredrik Hammar; Johan Flinke; [2018]
    Keywords : Image Analysis; Background Foreground Segmentation; Segmentation Evaluation; Live Sports Video Analysis; Mathematics and Statistics;

    Abstract : A sports video analysis application was developed by Spiideo for mobile devices. It presents recordings from practices and competitive games for game-play analysis. Available tools, such as on-screen drawings, require a robust background foreground segmentation. READ MORE

  4. 14. A sporting difference? : A comparative analysis of the media portrayal of male and female athletes during the Olympic Games 2016

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Institutionen för mediestudier

    Author : Simone Schwarz; [2017]
    Keywords : Gender; equality; media representation; sport; Olympic Games; content analysis; feminist critical discourse analysis;

    Abstract : The underrepresentation of sportswomen in all forms of news coverage has been widely acknowledged by feminist media scholars. However, some researchers claim that there is a shift towards greater gender equality of sports media coverage, especially during the Olympic Games. READ MORE

  5. 15. The Image Game: An Explanatory Case Study on Soft Power as a Strategic Ulterior Motive in Chinese Football

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Hanna Winberg; [2017]
    Keywords : Soft Power; China; Chinese Football; Hard and Soft Resources; Sports; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : In the 21st century more states are realizing the benefits with hosting “Sports Mega-Events” such as the Olympic Games or the FIFA World Cup. These events create an opportunity for a country to spread a carefully selected image and to gain influence and attraction in the international arena, or in other words, to exercise soft power. READ MORE