Search for dissertations about: "representations"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 771 swedish dissertations containing the word representations.

  1. 1. Introspecting representations

    Author : Susanna Radovic; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; displaced perception; first person authority; higher order perception; higher order thought; introspection; phenomenal character; phenomenal externalism; representational content; qualia;

    Abstract : The subject matter of this thesis is the question of whether a plausible and informative account of introspection can be advanced given that mental states are representations of external affairs. The first part of the thesis presents a general overview of theories of introspection by describing how philosophers have accounted for, in turn; the object of introspection, the epistemic status of introspective beliefs, and the introspective process as such. READ MORE

  2. 2. Artifacts and Supraphysical Worlds : A Conceptual Analysis of Religion

    Author : Johan Modée; Centrum för teologi och religionsvetenskap; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Philosophy of special sciences; Two-dimensionality; Supraphysical worlds; Possible worlds; Global supervenience; Physicalism; Tools; Symbols; Rituals; Representations; Proper funtion; Artifacts; Definition of religion; Conceptual analysis; Särskilda vetenskapers filosofi; religion; concept; artifact; physicalism; global supervenience; representations; a priori;

    Abstract : It is a contested question in contemporary theories of religion whether the concept of religion can be defined in a sound way or not. Many theorists maintain that a universal but delimiting definition is impossible. READ MORE

  3. 3. (Re)producing a periphery : popular representations of the Swedish North

    Author : Madeleine Eriksson; Urban Lindgren; Gunnar Malmberg; Aina Tollefsen; Victoria Lawson; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Representations; internal orientalism; modernity; Norrland; Sweden; news media; popular culture; place marketing; narrative identities; Human geography; economic geography; Kulturgeografi; ekonomisk geografi; Social and Economic Geography; kulturgeografi;

    Abstract : The discourse on Norrland (literally ‘North land’ in English) as essentially ‘different’ has been(re)produced in literature, politics and science for as long as the idea of ‘Norrland’ has existed. Thus,when investigating the discourse that constructs the identity of Norrland in opposition to a Swedishnational identity, it is important to connect these representations to their contemporary (andchanging) political-economic contexts. READ MORE

  4. 4. Representations of discourse : cognitive and computational aspects

    Author : Nils Dahlbäck; Linköpings universitet; []

    Abstract : This work is concerned with empirical studies of cognitive and computational aspects of discourse representations. A more specific aim is to contribute to the development of natural language interfaces for interaction with computers, especially the development of representations making possible a continuous interactive dialogue between user and system. READ MORE

  5. 5. Indoor Navigation for Mobile Robots : Control and Representations

    Author : Philipp Althaus; KTH; []
    Keywords : mobile robots; robot navigation; indoor navigation; behaviour based robotics; hybrid deliberative systems; dynamical systems approach; topological maps; symbol anchoring; autonomous mapping; human-robot interaction;

    Abstract : This thesis deals with various aspects of indoor navigationfor mobile robots. For a system that moves around in ahousehold or office environment,two major problems must betackled. First, an appropriate control scheme has to bedesigned in order to navigate the platform. Second, the form ofrepresentations of the environment must be chosen. READ MORE