Search for dissertations about: "multilingual setting"

Found 5 swedish dissertations containing the words multilingual setting.

  1. 1. Languaging and Social Positioning in Multilingual School Practices : Studies of Sweden Finnish Middle School Years

    Author : Annaliina Gynne; Pirjo Lahdenperä; Sangeeta Bagga-Gupta; Jarmo Lainio; Fritjof Sahlström; Mälardalens högskola; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANITIES; languaging; social positioning; social interaction; sociocultural; dialogical; ethnography; bilingual education; multilingual; Sweden Finns; didaktik; Didactics;

    Abstract : The overall aim of the thesis is to examine young people’s languaging, including literacy practices, and its relation to meaning-making and social positioning. Framed by sociocultural and dialogical perspectives, the thesis builds upon four studies that arise from (n)ethnographic fieldwork conducted in two different settings: an institutional educational setting where bilingualism and biculturalism are core values, and social media settings. READ MORE

  2. 2. Constructing Large Multilingual Proposition Databases

    Author : Peter Exner; Institutionen för datavetenskap; []
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    Abstract : This thesis explores methods for generating proposition databases in a large-scale and multilingual setting. Our methods are centered on using semantic role labeling for extracting predicate-argument structures, and the subsequent transformation of such structures for knowledge base population and generation. READ MORE

  3. 3. Information and Communication Technology in Teacher Education : Thinking and learning in computer‐supported social practice

    Author : Evode Mukama; Sven Andersson; Gunilla Jedeskog; Ingrid Andersson; Roger Säljö; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Collaborative learning; critical reflection; ICT; learning conditions; mediating tool; multilingual setting; Rwanda; teacher education; Education; Pedagogik;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to investigate how new knowledge can be developed in computer-supported social practice. Participants were selected from newly qualified secondary school teachers and student teachers at a higher education institution in Rwanda. READ MORE

  4. 4. Predicting Linguistic Structure with Incomplete and Cross-Lingual Supervision

    Author : Oscar Täckström; Joakim Nivre; Jussi Karlgren; Ryan McDonald; Hal Daumé III; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; linguistic structure prediction; structured prediction; latent-variable model; semi-supervised learning; multilingual learning; cross-lingual learning; indirect supervision; partial supervision; ambiguous supervision; part-of-speech tagging; dependency parsing; named-entity recognition; sentiment analysis; Computational Linguistics; Datorlingvistik;

    Abstract : Contemporary approaches to natural language processing are predominantly based on statistical machine learning from large amounts of text, which has been manually annotated with the linguistic structure of interest. However, such complete supervision is currently only available for the world's major languages, in a limited number of domains and for a limited range of tasks. READ MORE

  5. 5. Managing Change for Increased Innovation in the Infrastructure Sector Exploring a Client's Strategy Implementation

    Author : Anna-Therése Järvenpää; Malena Havenvid; Luleå tekniska universitet; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Byggproduktion och teknik; Construction Management and Building Technology;

    Abstract : Strategy implementation for driving innovation and change within the infrastructure sector is important because the path from making a decision to change to actually reaching the intended vision is complex. A client needs to find strategies for how to stimulate innovation when the client has to go via the contractor during the execution of a project. READ MORE