Search for dissertations about: "A. Davis"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 26 swedish dissertations containing the words A. Davis.

  1. 1. Seeing Otherwise : Renegotiating Religion and Democracy as Questions for Education

    Author : Lovisa Bergdahl; Sharon Todd; Robert A. Davis; Richard Smith; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; religion; religious pluralism; subjectivity; difference; cosmopolitanism; cosmopolitan education; deliberative democracy; deliberative education; radical democracy; love; antagonism; freedom; heteronomy; dialogue; conflict; seeing; small gestures; Education; Pedagogik; pedagogik; Education;

    Abstract : Rooted in philosophy of education, the overall purpose of this dissertation is to renegotiate the relationship between education, religion, and democracy by placing the religious subject at the centre of this renegotiation. While education is the main focus, the study draws its energy from the fact that tensions around religious beliefs and practices seem to touch upon the very heart of liberal democracy. READ MORE

  2. 2. A Graphical Workstation and Programming Environment for Data-Driven Computation

    Author : Gerald Q. Maguire Jr.; Alan L. Davis; Department of Computer Science University of Utah; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Computer science; SRA - ICT; SRA - Informations- och kommunikationsteknik;

    Abstract : This dissertation reports on the development of a prototype programming environment for a graphical programming language to support a data-driven style of computation. Emphasis is on the need for tools to assist in the development of nontrivial graphical programs. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Discourse of Oratory : The New Rhetoric and Romantic Writing in Eighteenth and Nineteenth Century Britain

    Author : Michael Davis; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Rhetoric; Oratory; Belles Lettres; History of Rhetoric; Romanticism; Britain;

    Abstract : The Discourse of Oratory: The New Rhetoric and Romantic Writing is a study of the cultural anxieties about the power of public speaking that pervaded the mid eighteenth to early nineteenth centuries. Its argument is that those anxieties formed a discursive center for two of the most important forces in the history of British letters and literary studies -- Romanticism and the New Rhetoric -- and that those forces engaged it primarily through a shared concern with the rise of religious evangelism. READ MORE

  4. 4. Atomistic Computer Simulations of Melting, Diffusion and Thermal Defects in High Pressure Solids

    Author : Sergio Davis; Anatoly Belonoshko; Börje Johansson; Leonid Zhigilei; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; Materials science; Teknisk materialvetenskap;

    Abstract : The present work describes the use of atomistic computer simulations in the area of Condensed Matter Physics, and speci cally its application to the study of two problems: the dynamics of the melting phase transition and the properties of materials at extremely high pressures and temperatures, problems which defy experimental measurements and purely analytical calculations. A good sampling of techniques including classical and rst-principles Molecular Dynamics, and Metropolis Monte Carlo simulation have been applied in this study. READ MORE

  5. 5. Atomistic Computer Simulations of the Melting Process and High Pressure Conditions

    Author : Sergio Davis; Börje Johansson; Mikhail Dzugutov; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Material physics with surface physics; Materialfysik med ytfysik;

    Abstract : The present work describes the use of atomistic computer simulations in the area of Condensed Matter Physics, and specifically its application to the study of two problems: the dynamics of the melting phase transition and the properties of materials at extreme high pressures and temperatures, problems which defy experimental measurements and purely analytical calculations. Both classical Molecular Dynamics (using semi–empirical interaction potentials) and first–principles (ab initio) Molecular Dynamics techniques has been applied in this study to the calculation of melting curves in a wide range of pressures for elements such as Xe and H2, the study of the elastic constants of Fe at the conditions of the Earth’s inner core, and the characterization of diffusion and defects formation in a generic Lennard–Jones crystal at the limit of superheating, including the role they play in the triggering of the melting process itself. READ MORE