Search for dissertations about: "Admission"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 461 swedish dissertations containing the word Admission.

  1. 1. On Connection Admission Control in Computer Networks

    Author : Stanislav Belenki; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Keywords : quality of service; packet-switched networks; the Internet; admission control;

    Abstract : The best-effort nature of the Internet is a result of a relative simplicity of the network. This nature also allows the Internet to achieve high utilization of its resources. However, all these benefits are traded for inability of the Internet to provide a guaranteed or predictive quality of service (QoS). READ MORE

  2. 2. Statistical Methods for Computational Markets : Proportional Share Market Prediction and Admission Control

    Author : Thomas Sandholm; Magnus Boman; Mark Baker; KTH; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Distributed Systems; Grid Computing; Performance Analysis; Workload Modeling; Middleware; Quality of Service; Prediction; Admission Control; Computer and systems science; Data- och systemvetenskap;

    Abstract : We design, implement and evaluate statistical methods for managing uncertainty when consuming and provisioning resources in a federated computational market. To enable efficient allocation of resources in this environment, providers need to know consumers' risk preferences, and the expected future demand. READ MORE

  3. 3. Reinforcement learning for admission control and routing

    Author : Jakob Carlström; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; routing; admission control; reinforcement learning; Markov decision processes; temporal-difference learning; policy iteration; gain scheduling; neural networks; self-similarity; asynchronous transfer mode; max-min fairness; Information technology; Informationsteknik; Computer Systems; Datorteknik;

    Abstract : When a user requests. a connection to another user or a computer in a communications network, a routing algorithm selects a path for transferring the resulting data stream. If all suitable paths are busy, the user request cannot beserved, and is blocked. READ MORE

  4. 4. A perfect score : Validity arguments for college admission tests

    Author : Per-Erik Lyrén; Christina Stage; Marie Wiberg; Simon Wolming; Stephen G. Sireci; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : college admission tests; SweSAT; validity; interpretive arguments; predictive validity; equating; item revisions; subscores;

    Abstract : College admission tests are of great importance for admissions systems in general and for candidates in particular. The SweSAT (Högskoleprovet in Swedish) has been used for college admission in Sweden for more than 30 years, and today it is alongside with the upper-secondary school GPA the most widely used instrument for selection of college applicants. READ MORE

  5. 5. Mind the gap : organizational factors related to transfers of older people between nursing homes and hospital care

    Author : Marie Kirsebom; Barbro Wadensten; Mariann Hedström; Ulrika Pöder; Annica Kihlgren; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; Hospitalizations; Advance care planning; Emergency service; Patient admission; Nursing homes; Medicinsk vetenskap; Medical Science; hospitalizations; advance care planning; emergency service; patient admission; nursing homes;

    Abstract : The overall aim of the present thesis was to study factors related to transfers of older people between nursing homes, emergency department and hospital care.The thesis was based on four studies and used three methods: focus group discussions, structured review of electronic healthcare records, semi-structured interviews with registered nurses and general practitioners. READ MORE