Search for dissertations about: "Consistency of theory"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 91 swedish dissertations containing the words Consistency of theory.

  1. 1. Herodotus and the Origins of Political Philosophy : The Beginnings of Western Thought from the Viewpoint of its Impending End

    Author : Otto H. Linderborg; Johan Tralau; Eric Cullhed; Elton Barker; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : Herodotus; Herodotean studies; origins of political philosophy; origins of political theory; early history of political thought; beginnings of Western civilization; contemporary social analysis; Sino-Hellenic studies; Grekiska; Greek;

    Abstract : This investigation proposes a historical theory of the origins of political philosophy. It is assumed that political philosophy was made possible by a new form of political thinking commencing with the inauguration of the first direct democracies in Ancient Greece. READ MORE

  2. 2. Modeling of Electron Cooling : Theory, Data and Applications

    Author : Karin Rathsman; Tord Johansson; Pia Thörngren; Dieter Prasuhn; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Electron cooling; Beam dynamics; Vlasov technique; Nonlinear damping; Monte Carlo simulations; Nuclear physics; Kärnfysik; Kärnfysik; Nuclear Physics;

    Abstract : The Vlasov technique is used to model the electron cooling force. Limitations of the applicability of the method is obtained by considering the perturbations of the electron plasma. READ MORE

  3. 3. Estimators of semiparametric truncated and censored regression models

    Author : Maria Karlsson; Thomas Laitila; Göran Broström; Kenneth Carling; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Statistics; LTRC; consistency; asymtotic normality; bootstrap; interpurchase intervals; Statistik; Statistics; Statistik; Statistics; statistik;

    Abstract : This thesis contributes in several ways to the existing knowledge on estimation of truncated, censored, and left truncated right censored (LTRC) regression models. Three new semiparametric estimators are proposed, allowing for asymmetric error distributions. READ MORE

  4. 4. In Search of Strategic Consistency - A Model for Evaluation of how Stategies Support Objectives

    Author : Mikael Weimarck; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; decision-making; strategizing; process; management; consistency; strategic management; trade-off; consonance; objective; model; strategy;

    Abstract : Developments during recent years have brought a divergence between strategic management theory and practice. While practitioners perceive an undiminished need for identification and implementation of appropriate strategic directions of companies, theorists have stressed the limitations that apply to rational strategic analysis and decision-making. READ MORE

  5. 5. Licence to drive : the importance of reliability for the validity of the Swedish driving licence test

    Author : Susanne Alger; Hanna Eklöf; Anna Sundström; Peter Nyström; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Driving licence tests; driver s licence; driving test; theory test; licensing test; interrater reliability; classification consistency; examiner agreement; classification accuracy; förarprov; körprov; kunskapsprov; reliabilitet; validitet; bedömare; didactics of educational measurement; beteendevetenskapliga mätningar;

    Abstract : Background: The Swedish driving licence test is a criterion-referenced test resulting in a pass or fail. It currently consists of two parts - a theory test with 65 multiple-choice items and a practical driving test where at least 25 minutes are spent driving in traffic. READ MORE