Search for dissertations about: "Appraisal"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 114 swedish dissertations containing the word Appraisal.

  1. 1. Sustainable Urban Development : Forecasting and Appraisal

    Author : Daniel Jonsson; KTH; []
    Keywords : Sustainability; appraisal; planning; random utility models; TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIKVETENSKAP;

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  2. 2. Modelling and Appraisal in Congested Transport Networks

    Author : Jens West; Maria Börjesson; Oded Cats; Leonid Engelsson; Giulio Cantarella; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Transport modelling; Transit Assignment; Appraisal; Congestion; Crowding; Cost-benefit analysis; Value of time; Congestion charge; Dynamic traffic assignment; Transportvetenskap; Transport Science;

    Abstract : Appraisal methodologies for congestion mitigation projects are relatively less well developed compared to methodologies for projects reducing free flow travel times. For instance, static assignment models are incapable of representing the build-up and dissipation of traffic queues, or capturing the experienced crowding caused by uneven on-board passenger loads. READ MORE

  3. 3. Handling severe uncertainty in strategic project appraisal : Methods and applications of context analysis

    Author : Anton Talantsev; Aron Larsson; David Sundgren; John Ward; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Decision Intelligence; Deep Uncertainty; Scenario Analysis; Multiple Criteria Decision Analysis; Simulation; Context Analysis; Project Appraisal; Risk Assessment; Threat and Opportunity; data- och systemvetenskap; Computer and Systems Sciences;

    Abstract : The long-term success or failure of a strategic project is largely shaped by its context. Therefore, the assessment of the external factors influencing the fulfilment of project long-term goals is vital for the effective project appraisal and planning. READ MORE

  4. 4. Persuasiveness in the discourse of wine : The rhetoric of Robert Parker

    Author : Charlotte Hommerberg; Carita Paradis; Maria Lindgren; Geoff Thompson; Linnéuniversitetet; []
    Keywords : appraisal; assessment; critical discourse analysis; evaluation; persuasiveness; pragma-dialectics; recommendation; rhetoric; rhetorical argumentation; Robert Parker; text analysis; wine review; winespeak; English; Engelsk språkvetenskap;

    Abstract : The primary purpose of this study is to explore a case of remarkably powerful contemporary rhetoric, namely Robert Parker’s wine writing, which has had an unprecedented impact in the world of prestigious wine for more than two decades. Parker, an American autodidact who gave up his career in law to become a fulltime wine critic, is considered the most influential critic of all time. READ MORE

  5. 5. Writing with an Attitude : Appraisal and student texts in the school subject of Swedish

    Author : Jenny W. Folkeryd; Caroline Liberg; Åke Viberg; Fröydis Herzberg; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : Linguistics; text linguistics; reader text relationship; systemic linguistics; appraisal theory; literacy education; written language; applied linguistics; Lingvistik; Linguistics; lingvistik;

    Abstract : Learning in school is in many respects done through language. However, it has been shown that the language of school assignments is seldom explicitly discussed in school. Writing tasks are furthermore assigned without clear guidelines for how certain lexical choices make one text more powerful than another. READ MORE