Search for dissertations about: "Performance study"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 2638 swedish dissertations containing the words Performance study.

  1. 1. Nativelike Performance : A Corpus Study of Pragmatic Markers, Repair and Repetition in Native and Non-native English Speech

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of English, Stockholm University

    Author : Annika Denke; Stockholms universitet.; [2005]
    Keywords : Humanities Languages and Literature Specific Languages; Humaniora Språk och litteratur Språkstudier; fluency; oral presentations; Swedish and native speakers of English; pragmatic markers; repair; repetition; nativelike communicative performance; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Languages and linguistics Other Germanic languages English language; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Språkvetenskap Övriga germanska språk Engelska språket;

    Abstract : This is a corpus study of native (N) and non-native (NN) communicative performance in speech as realised through pragmatic markers, repair and repetition. The concept of fluency and what it encompasses is discussed in the section dealing with the theoretical background of the study. READ MORE

  2. 2. Gender and physiology in ice hockey : a multidimensional study

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå university

    Author : Kajsa Gilenstam; Umeå universitet.; Umeå universitet.; [2009]
    Keywords : Medical and Health Sciences Health Sciences Sport and Fitness Sciences; Medicin och hälsovetenskap Hälsovetenskaper Idrottsvetenskap; Social Sciences Other Social Sciences Gender Studies; Samhällsvetenskap Annan samhällsvetenskap Genusstudier; physiology; gender; sports medicine; ice hockey; women s sport; athletic performance; social conditions; qualitative method; quantitative method; exercise tests; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS Sports; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN Idrott; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS Gender studies; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN Genus; Physiology; fysiologi;

    Abstract : Background That men are prioritised over women has been called the “gender regime in sport”, and has in part been explained by the gender difference in performance. However, gender differences in physical performance between women and men can be debated to depend on how comparisons are made and on the fact that there are many different confounders that may influence the results. READ MORE

  3. 3. Geotechnical Aspects of Buildings on Expansive Soils in Kibaha, Tanzania : Preliminary Study

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH

    Author : Charles Lucian; ; KTH.; [2006]
    Keywords : Engineering and Technology Civil Engineering Building Technologies; Teknik och teknologier Samhällsbyggnadsteknik Husbyggnad; expansive soils; soil properties; potential swell; Soil-Structure Interaction SSI ; and superstructure and substructure.; TECHNOLOGY Civil engineering and architecture Building engineering; TEKNIKVETENSKAP Samhällsbyggnadsteknik och arkitektur Byggnadsteknik;

    Abstract : The focus of this study is on potential problems resulting from construction on expansive soils in Kibaha region, Tanzania. For the fact that most of the affected structures are founded on expansive soils, a clear understanding of the soil behaviour and their interaction with structures, specifically as they relate to shallow foundations, has been of more interest to the study in order to evaluate properly the source of the problem. READ MORE

  4. 4. Life performance assessment methodologies for combined solar energy technologies : a case study on system parts in Nordic climates

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Byggvetenskap, Kungliga Tekniska Högskolan

    Author : Bojan Stojanovic; Högskolan i Gävle.; KTH.; [2007]
    Keywords : Engineering and Technology Civil Engineering Building Technologies; Teknik och teknologier Samhällsbyggnadsteknik Husbyggnad; Engineering and Technology Materials Engineering; Teknik och teknologier Materialteknik; TECHNOLOGY Civil engineering and architecture Building engineering; TEKNIKVETENSKAP Samhällsbyggnadsteknik och arkitektur Byggnadsteknik; Materials science; Teknisk materialvetenskap; Life performance; assessment; combined solar energy technologies; degradation; component and system performance; life performance;

    Abstract : The main questions concerning energy technologies today are their economical and environmental impacts. These entities are (at the present) assessed on the basis that operations proceed as newly installed/designed systems, during an assumed working life period. READ MORE

  5. 5. Internationalization and Performance among Small and Medium-sized Firms : A study of furniture producers in Sweden

    University dissertation from Växjö, Kalmar : Linnaeus University Press

    Author : Åsa Devine; Linnéuniversitetet.; [2010]
    Keywords : Social Sciences Economics and Business Business Administration; Samhällsvetenskap Ekonomi och näringsliv Företagsekonomi; export; furniture producer; internationalization; perception of export barriers; performance; small and medium sized enterprises SMEs ; strategy competence; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Business studies; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Företagsekonomi; Forestry and Wood Technology; Skog och träteknik;

    Abstract : Furniture production in Sweden still exists on a comparably small scale. The majority, or more than 99 percent, of all furniture producers in Sweden are small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) with less than 250 employees. Despite their size, these firms are, to a large extent, involved in export. READ MORE