Search for dissertations about: "picture of the world language"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 8 swedish dissertations containing the words picture of the world language.

  1. 1. On the Good Faith : A Fourfold Discursive Construction of Zoroastrianism in Contemporary Russia

    Author : Anna Tessmann; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : Zoroastrianism; Russia; new religious movement; mass culture; esotericism; discourse; science; new mass media; literature;

    Abstract : Zoroastrianism, a religion originating in the ancient East and having survived to the present day, is currently being practiced on a very small scale throughout the whole world. Since the early 1990s there has been a gradually increasing public interest in Zoroastrianism in Russia and some of the former Soviet republics where small pockets of new non-ethnic Zoroastrians have sprung up. READ MORE

  2. 2. Strategies of power in multilingual global broadcasters : How the BBC, CNN and Aljazeera shape their Middle East news discourse

    Author : Leon Barkho; Lars-Åke Engblom; Robert Picard; Golam Rahman; Jönköping University; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Media and communication studies; Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap; Middle East; Mellanöstern;

    Abstract :  This study deals with the Middle East reporting of three gigantic media companies which together are largely responsible for refining and shaping our views of events in the world. The informational and communicative arm of these giants – Aljazeera, the BBC and CNN – is unprecedented in the history of human communication. READ MORE

  3. 3. A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words: Natural Language Processing in Context

    Author : Lovisa Hagström; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NLP; Knowledge representation; Neural network; Vision-and-language models; Grounding; BERT;

    Abstract : Modern NLP models learn language from lexical co-occurrences. While this method has allowed for significant breakthroughs, it has also exposed potential limitations of modern NLP methods. For example, NLP models are prone to hallucinate, represent a biased world view and may learn spurious correlations to solve the data instead of the task at hand. READ MORE

  4. 4. Three Faces of Diversity Rhetoric : Managerialization, marketing and ambiguity

    Author : Alejandro Leiva; Jens Rydgren; Ellen Berrey; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Diversity; diversity rhetoric; consultants; law; managerialization; ambiguity; marketing; Sociology; sociologi;

    Abstract : Over the past decades, the language of diversity management has spread from the US to many parts of the world, including Sweden, where it emerged in the mid 1990’s. Consisting of three papers, this thesis contributes to the field of critical diversity studies by examining the multifaceted character of diversity rhetoric among Swedish diversity consultants. READ MORE

  5. 5. Error error lataa patteri : From language alternation to global multilingual repertoires in Finnish youth radio programs in Finland and Sweden

    Author : Anu Muhonen; Jarmo Lainio; Mia Halonen; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; multilingualism; youth radio; discourse; identity; finska; Finnish;

    Abstract : This PhD study explores multilingualism in Finnish language youth radio broadcasting, with interactional and ethnographic data from Sweden Finnish and Finnish youth radio broadcasting. The interactional data consist of audio recordings from radio programs, while the ethnographic data consist of observations, logbook notes and interviews. READ MORE