Sökning: "conditionals"

Hittade 5 avhandlingar innehållade ordet conditionals.

  1. 1. Modalitet och förändring : En studie av må och kunna i fornsvenska

    Författare :Peter Andersson; Högskolan i Skövde; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Modality; language; change; modals; root modality; epistemic modality; force dynamics; grammaticalization; degrammaticalization; unindirectionailty; Old Swedish; conditionals; cognitive semantics; Languages and linguistics; Språkvetenskap; Humanities and Social sciences; Humaniora-samhällsvetenskap;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis investigates the development of root and non-root meanings of modal verbs through an empirical study of the verbs må and kunna in Old Swedish. Modality is taken to refer domains in which possibility contrasts with necessity. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Interrogative Belief Revision

    Författare :Sebastian Enqvist; Teoretisk filosofi; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; belief revision; questions; modal logic; research agenda;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis deals with the theory of interrogative belief revision, a recent development in the subfield of philosophical logic known as belief revision theory. While classical belief revision theory deals with the dynamics of an agent’s beliefs, interrogative belief revision aims to describe the dynamics of the agent’s questions about the world, or research agenda, as well. LÄS MER

  3. 3. The Evaluability Hypothesis : The Syntax and Semantics of Polarity Item Licensing in Swedish

    Författare :Johan Brandtler; Svenska; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; downward entailment; long-distance; wh-questions; edge-feature; Spec-CP; negation; NPIs; PPIs; veridicality; term logic;

    Sammanfattning : This dissertation is concerned with the empirical and theoretical aspects of polarity item licensing in Swedish. I argue that polarity items are semantically sensitive to evaluability, a concept that refers to the possibility of accepting or rejecting a clause as true in a communicative exchange. Clauses are either evaluable or non-evaluable. LÄS MER

  4. 4. A Bayesian approach to retrospective detection of change-points in road surface measurements

    Författare :Fridtjof Thomas; Urban Hjort; Stockholms universitet; []
    Nyckelord :NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; Change-point detection; retrospective view; autoregressive processes; minimal imaginary training sample; road surface measurements; international roughness index; rutting; Laser-RST vehicles; road maintenance; pavement management; statistik; Statistics;

    Sammanfattning : First-order autoregressive processes are analysed for sudden changes in parameter value. In its most general form, a multivariate vector of measurements is allowed, and no prior knowledge about the involved parameters is required. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Barriärer och broar för hållbar konsumtion : Fyra typer av medborgarkonsumenter och möjligheterna för deras engagemang

    Författare :Henric Barkman; Michele Micheletti; Lisa Dellmuth; Lena Wägnerud; Stockholms universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; sustainable consumption; political consumption; sustainable citizenship; barriers; consumer types; citizen-consumer; cluster analysis; citizenship; perceived opportunities; hållbar konsumtion; politisk konsumtion; hållbart medborgarskap; barriärer; konsumenttyper; medborgarkonsumenter; klusteranalys; subgruppsanalys; medborgarskap; uppfattade möjligheter; Political Science; statsvetenskap;

    Sammanfattning : Sustainable consumption is seen as a crucial political issue on the global agenda by politicians, the scientific community, and citizens who are worried about unsustainable consumption. However, several studies have shown that some consumers with "green" values do not consume sustainably – there is often a gap between attitude and behavior. LÄS MER