Sökning: "the frontier"

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  1. 1. ”Ni är inte bättre än de djur ni dödar.” En existentialistisk läsning av Butcher’s Crossing möter ett ekokritiskt perspektiv.

    Kandidat-uppsats, Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för litteratur, idéhistoria och religion

    Författare :David Fredriksson; [2019-04-01]
    Nyckelord :John Williams; Butcher’s Crossing; existentialism; ekokritik; exploatering; Jean-Paul Sartre; Albert Camus; meningen med livet; pastoral; the frontier; amerikansk litteratur;

    Sammanfattning : This paper examines how John Williams novel Butcher’s Crossing can be understood through the perspectives of existentialism and ecocritisism. The novel depicts the Midwestern United States in the early 1870s; Butcher's Crossing is the name of a small isolated hunting city in Kansas, where the novel's protagonist Will Andrews travels. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Iron-Based Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells - From Theory to Working Solar Cell

    Master-uppsats, Lunds universitet/Centrum för analys och syntes

    Författare :Linnea Lindh; [2019]
    Nyckelord :Dye-sensitized solar cells; Grätzel cells; solar cells of the future; solar cells of tomorrow; spectroscopy; time-resolved spectroscopy; materials chemistry; materialkemi; Chemistry;

    Sammanfattning : In the hunt for fossile-free energy-harvesting techniques, solar cells constitute one of the most promising techniques. Today, silicon-based solar cells are the dominant technique on the market but even the Silicon solar cell has limitations which means that there is a motivation for developing new solutions. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Political tourism? : A critical social analysis on ecotourism and the indigenous struggle in the Ecuadorian Amazons

    Kandidat-uppsats, Stockholms universitet/Romanska och klassiska institutionen

    Författare :Miriam Bette; [2019]
    Nyckelord :Indigenous; Ecotourism; Postcolonial debate; Ecuador; Amazons; Social structures; Cultural survival; Sustainable development;

    Sammanfattning : Enabled by a Minor Field Study scholarship from SIDA, this thesis examines indigenous involvement in ecotourism in the Ecuadorian Amazons. Indigenous people are the most marginalized social group world-wide, and coincidingly often live in resource rich pristine land. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Measuring cost efficiency of banks with different ownership types: Evidence from Belarus

    Master-uppsats, Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Författare :Nastassia Dzianisava; [2018-07-02]
    Nyckelord :Stochastic Frontier Analysis; cost efficiency; Belarusian banking sector;

    Sammanfattning : MSc in Economics.... LÄS MER

  5. 5. Exploration Strategies for Robotic Vacuum Cleaners

    Master-uppsats, KTH/Mekatronik

    Författare :Sofia Navarro Heredia; [2018]
    Nyckelord :grid maps; frontier-based exploration strategies; NBV; node graph; path planning algorithm; Rutnätskartor; front-baserade strategier för utforskning; nästa bästa utsiktspunkt; nod-graf; algoritm för banplanering;

    Sammanfattning : In this thesis, an exploration mode for the PUREi9 robotic vacuum cleaner is implemented. This exploration would provide information for optimizing the cleaning path beforehand, and would allow the robot to relocalize itself or the charger more easily in case it gets lost. LÄS MER