Essays about: "sports and games"

Showing result 6 - 10 of 40 essays containing the words sports and games.

  1. 6. Gender Bias in Sports Commentary : the CrossFit Games

    University essay from Högskolan Väst/Avd för utbildningsvetenskap och språk

    Author : Jesper Carlsson; [2019]
    Keywords : CrossFit Games; gender bias; gender and language; sex differences; sports commentator; CrossFit Games; genusbias; könsskillnader; kön och språk; sportkommentatorer;

    Abstract : This paper examines the phenomenon of gender-biased language of sports commentary in the 2019 CrossFit Games. Three events from the 2019 CrossFit Games were transcribed verbatim and analyzed to answer five hypotheses relating to the overarching question of this paper; Do commentators' talks contain noticeable differences in the mentions of female and male athletes? The results of the five hypotheses were mixed; two were confirmed, two were ambiguous, and one was refuted. READ MORE

  2. 7. Hearing touch in ball games

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Produktutveckling

    Author : Olov Björk; [2019]
    Keywords : blindness; visual impairment; sports; ball games; interaction design; user experience design; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : For children with blindness, ball games can be very challenging, as most ball games depend on quick perception of a multitude of things which are by people with good vision in general perceived through vision. The currently available aids for making ball games more accessible for people with blindness, most in the form of audible balls, leave room for improvement. READ MORE

  3. 8. Fsport

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Industridesign

    Author : Kingfer Adonis Alvaro; [2019]
    Keywords : Agriculture and Food Sciences; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : We are constantly interacting with UI/UX in different shapes, forms or applications, which is very important especially when using electronic interfaces. Therefore, we need to design well-thought-out and user-friendly interfaces that elevate the user’s experience. READ MORE

  4. 9. Modelling the Collective Movement of Football Players

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för informationsteknologi

    Author : Francisco José Peralta Alguacil; [2019]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : Since the development and rise of different methods for obtaining tracking data from sports games, data analysis has played a very important role in the world of football. With many studies and models having been created for carrying out a posteriori analyses of football games, there is a necessity to take a step forward and include collective motion simulations in these analyses. READ MORE

  5. 10. Tracking and Serving Geolocated Ads, Load Balancing, and Scaling of Server Resources

    University essay from Luleå tekniska universitet/Institutionen för system- och rymdteknik

    Author : Markus Hansson; [2018]
    Keywords : Load Balancing; Server Scaling; Ads; Advertisement; Geolocation; Amazon Web Service; AWS; ECS; ELB; Docker; Container; Server; Statistics;

    Abstract : This thesis explores the creation of a scaling, containerized, advertisement server that will be used by Gold Town Games AB to better integrate ads into their application(s). The server is built as a Docker image that will be used to create server instances on AWS Elastic Container Service for automatic scaling and server resource configuration. READ MORE