Search for dissertations about: "character"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 1120 swedish dissertations containing the word character.

  1. 1. The power of character : Middle-class masculinities, 1800–1900

    Author : David Tjeder; Arne Jarrick; Yvonne Hirdman; Åsa Bergenheim; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Masculinity; masculinities; gender; power; middle class; passions; character; self-made man; sexuality; prostitution; homosocial; the male norm; George L. Mosse; advice manuals; autobiographies; alcohol; gambling; History; Historia; History; historia;

    Abstract : This is a study of continuity and change in middle-class conceptions of ideal manhood. My theoretical cues are the notions of the male as an unproblematised and genderless norm, masculinity as homosocial, and George L. Mosse’s use of countertypes. Notions of passions, youth, and character were important throughout the century. READ MORE

  2. 2. Competition, Coexistence and Character Displacement : In a Young Avian Hybrid Zone

    Author : Niclas Vallin; Anna Qvarnström; Andrew Hendry; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Competition; coexistence; hybridization; ecological speciation; character displacement; pied flycatcher; collared flycatcher; Biology; Biologi; Animal Ecology; Zooekologi;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates the ecological and evolutionary implications of a recent secondary contact between two closely related bird species: collared (Ficedula albicollis) and pied (F. hypoleuca) flycatchers. READ MORE

  3. 3. Nietzsche's Ethics of Character : A Study of Nietzsche's Ethics and Its Place in the History of Moral Thinking

    Author : Thomas Brobjer; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES;

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  4. 4. The Non-Player Character : Exploring the believability of NPC presentation and behavior

    Author : Henrik Warpefelt; Verhagen Harko; Lars Asker; Richard Bartle; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Computer and Systems Sciences; data- och systemvetenskap;

    Abstract : Over the last few decades there has been immense growth in the video game industry, and we have seen great improvements in both graphics and audio. Unfortunately, the development of artificial intelligence (AI) and non-player characters (NPCs) has not proceeded at the same pace. READ MORE

  5. 5. Beyond Cut and Join : Expanding the Creative Role of Film Editing

    Author : Kersti Grunditz Brennan; Juliette Mapp; Karen Pearlman; Ilona Hongisto; Stockholms konstnärliga högskola; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Film editing; character; collaboration; filmmaking; artistic research; creative practice research; Degree of Doctor of Philosophy in Fine Arts in Performative and Media Based Practices with Specialisation in Film and Media.; Degree of Doctor of Philosophy in Fine Arts in Performative and Media Based Practices with Specialisation in Film and Media.;

    Abstract : The research project Beyond Cut and Join – Expanding the creative role of film editing comes out of two major observations over decades of professional film editing experience: that a lot of film editing’s potential is untapped in filmmaking, especially in relation to character creation; and that editors’ skills, influence and authorial participation often are misunderstood and undervalued. Through editing practice and writing, this research explores an expanded role of editing by asking: 1. READ MORE