Essays about: "study and games"

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  1. 1. Sexy 16-Year-Old Baby-Eater: Gendered, Sexualized, and Racialized Discourses in Exalted, Second Edition

    University essay from Institutionen för tillämpad informationsteknologi

    Author : Niels-Martin Ström Josefsen; [2021-11-26]
    Keywords : Roleplaying games; Exalted; feminist post-structural discourse analysis; representation; geek culture; race; gender; sexuality; Dungeons Dragons; discourses; White Wolf; misogyny; fantasy; genre subversion; social constructivism; media tropes; monstrous women; monstrous motherhood; infantilization; trans representation; sexualization; animalization;

    Abstract : Previous research finds roleplaying games, as well as the wider spectrum of geek culture thatthey exist within, to be defined by discourses favoring a white, heterosexual, cis-maleviewpoint, drawing up and reproducing stereotypes and tropes that are inherently misogynist,homophobic, and racist. Heretofore, research into discourses of gender, sexuality, and race inroleplaying games has focused overwhelmingly on market leader Dungeons & Dragons (1971-ongoing), largely neglecting to scrutinize other well-established titles that may adhere to orbreak from the same tendencies. READ MORE

  2. 2. MIXED MEMORY Q-LEARNER An adaptive reinforcement learning algorithm for the Iterated Prisoner’s Dilemma

    University essay from Institutionen för tillämpad informationsteknologi

    Author : Anna Dollbo; [2021-09-21]
    Keywords : Machine learning; reinforcement learning; game theory; iterated prisoner’s dilemma; state representation; Q-learning;

    Abstract : The success of future societies is likely to depend on cooperative interactionsbetween humans and artificial agents. As such, it is important to investigate howmachines can learn to cooperate. READ MORE

  3. 3. A QUALITATIVE STUDY OF YOUNG PEOPLE'S EXPERIENCES WITH THE STREET GAMES ACADEMY PROGRAM

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för medicin

    Author : Megdelawit Ayele Shomoroo; [2021-08-16]
    Keywords : educational performance; physical activity; tutoring; homework help;

    Abstract : 30 credit thesis as part of a Master's Programme in Public Health, Health Equality.... READ MORE

  4. 4. A WORLD OF RICE AND GODS: WHERE WHITE GRAINS SYMBOLIZE WEALTH. A study of Japanese game localization and crosscultural translation

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för språk och litteraturer

    Author : Jamie Viklund; [2021-06-15]
    Keywords : japanska; Japanese; SIK; game localization; rice; culturally bound terms; translation; domestication; foreignization; Hasegawa; Venuti;

    Abstract : Studies of Japanese translation are a common topic, and with good reason. There is extensive materialto work with, and the vast differences between Japanese and many other languages creates translationchallenges of considerable complexity as such. READ MORE

  5. 5. “MORE FEMINIST BULLSHIT”Exploring Sexism and the Battle Over Gender Construction in Video Game Discourse Communities

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för språk och litteraturer

    Author : Ola Nenzelius; [2021-02-09]
    Keywords : Video games; Women in games;

    Abstract : Abstract: Thisstudyexplores gender construction in video game discourse communities, using Critical Discourse Analysis(CDA)as a theoretical frameworktogetherwith a quantitative, corpus linguistic methodology.Discourse samples weretaken from five online content creators for World of Warcraft(WoW)who react to the four Shadowlands: Afterlivestrailers for theWoW expansion released in November of 2020. READ MORE