Search for dissertations about: "Research Question"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 1632 swedish dissertations containing the words Research Question.

  1. 1. But What Do They Mean? : Modelling Contrast Between Speakers in Dialogue Signalled by “But”

    Author : Kavita Elisheba Thomas; Colin Matheson; Keith Stenning; Johanna Moore; Ivana Kruijff-Korbayova; University of Edinburgh; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; English dialogue; discourse markers; coherence relations;

    Abstract : Understanding what is being communicated in a dialogue involves determining how it is coherent, that is, how the successive turns in the dialogue are related, what the speakers’ intentions, goals, beliefs, and expectations are and how they relate to each other’s responses. This thesis aims to address how turns in dialogue are related when one speaker indicates contrast with something in the preceding discourse signalled by “but”. READ MORE

  2. 2. Automated question answering : template-based approach

    Author : Eriks Sneiders; KTH; []
    Keywords : automated question answering; FAQ answering; question-answering system; template-based question answering; question template; natural language based interface;

    Abstract : The rapid growth in the development of Internet-basedinformation systems increases the demand for natural langu-ageinterfaces that are easy to set up and maintain. Unfortunately,the problem of understanding natural language queries is farfrom being solved. READ MORE

  3. 3. Question Classification in Question Answering Systems

    Author : Håkan Sundblad; Arne Jönsson; Jussi Karlgren; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Question classification; question answering; machine learning; taxonomy; evaluation; Computational linguistics; Datorlingvistik;

    Abstract : Question answering systems can be seen as the next step in information retrieval, allowing users to pose questions in natural language and receive succinct answers. In order for a question answering system as a whole to be successful, research has shown that the correct classification of questions with regards to the expected answer type is imperative. READ MORE

  4. 4. In the name of research : Essays on the ethical treatment of human research subjects

    Author : Sara Belfrage; Sven Ove Hansson; John Cantwell; Matti Häyry; KTH; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Research ethics; informed consent; traffic research; exploitation; coercive offer; compensation; gift-giving; Filosofi; Philosophy;

    Abstract : Essay 1: Traffic research shares a fundamental dilemma with other areas of empirical research in which humans are potentially put at risk. Research is justified because it can improve safety in the long run. Nevertheless, people can be harmed in the research situation. READ MORE

  5. 5. Exploring low-carbon development pathways for Bolivia - A model-based analysis focused on the energy sector

    Author : Jenny Gabriela Peña Balderrama; Viktoria Martin; Mark I. Howells; Dilip Khatiwada; Francesco Gardumi; Pachauri Shonali; KTH; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Decarbonization; Sustainability; Techno-economic analysis; Bolivia; Energy access; Energy security; Systems analysis; Energy Technology; Energiteknik;

    Abstract : Global emissions have continued to rise steadily at levels exceeding the 1.5°C climate stabilization target. Therefore, the increase in the average global temperature and climate change will be determined by how we handle greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions over the next years. READ MORE