Search for dissertations about: "Robert Parker"

Found 3 swedish dissertations containing the words Robert Parker.

  1. 1. Robots that help each other self-configuration of eistributed robot systems

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro universitet

    Author : Robert Lundh; Alessandro Saffiotti; Lars Karlsson; Lynne Parker; [2009]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; cooperative robotics; distributed robot systems; self-configuration; task planning; TECHNOLOGY Information technology Computer science; TEKNIKVETENSKAP Informationsteknik Datavetenskap; Computer and Systems Science; Data- och systemvetenskap;

    Abstract : Imagine the following situation. You give your favorite robot, named Pippi, the task to fetch a heavy parcel that just arrived at your front door. While pushing the parcel back to you, she must travel through a door. Unfortunately, the parcel she is pushing is blocking her camera, giving her a hard time to see the door. READ MORE

  2. 2. The sacrificial rituals of Greek hero-cults in the Archaic to the early Hellenistic periods

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Stockholm University

    Author : Gunnel Ekroth; Robert Parker; [1999]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Greek religion; hero-cults; Archiac; Classical; animal sacrifice; libation; theoxenia; blood; holocaust; altar; cult of the dead; cult of the gods; ritual dining; antikens kultur och samhällsliv; Classical Archaeology and Ancient History;

    Abstract : This study questions the traditional view of sacrifices in hero-cults during the Archaic to the early Hellenistic periods (c. 700-300 BC) as consisting mainly in holocausts, rituals focusing on the blood of the animal victim and the presentation of meals, and rarely in thysia sacrifices followed by collective dining. READ MORE

  3. 3. Persuasiveness in the discourse of wine The rhetoric of Robert Parker

    University dissertation from Växjö, Kalmar : Linnaeus University Press

    Author : Charlotte Hommerberg; Carita Paradis; Maria Lindgren; Geoff Thompson; [2011]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; appraisal; assessment; critical discourse analysis; evaluation; persuasiveness; pragma-dialectics; recommendation; rhetoric; rhetorical argumentation; Robert Parker; text analysis; wine review; winespeak; English; Engelsk språkvetenskap;

    Abstract : The primary purpose of this study is to explore a case of remarkably powerful contemporary rhetoric, namely Robert Parker’s wine writing, which has had an unprecedented impact in the world of prestigious wine for more than two decades. Parker, an American autodidact who gave up his career in law to become a fulltime wine critic, is considered the most influential critic of all time. READ MORE