Search for dissertations about: "Empirical Evaluations"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 89 swedish dissertations containing the words Empirical Evaluations.

  1. 1. Empirical Evaluations of Semantic Aspects in Software Development

    University dissertation from Fakulteten för ekonomi, kommunikation och IT

    Author : Martin Blom; Karlstads universitet.; [2006]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Empirical Evaluations; Semantic Aspects; Software Development; Software; Controlled Experiment; Industrial Case Study; TECHNOLOGY Information technology Computer science; TEKNIKVETENSKAP Informationsteknik Datavetenskap; Datavetenskap; Computer Science;

    Abstract : This thesis presents empirical research in the field of software development with a focus on handling semantic aspects. There is a general lack of empirical data in the field of software development. This makes it difficult for industry to choose an appropriate method for their particular needs. READ MORE

  2. 2. Equity in welfare evaluations the rationale for and effects of distributional weighting

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro universitetsbibliotek

    Author : Gunnel Bångman; Örebro universitet.; [2006]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; weighted cost-benefit analysis; equity; distributional weights; social welfare; income distribution; risk aversion; social marginal value of income; altruism; paternalism; marginal utility of income; social inequality aversion; stated preferences; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Economics; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Nationalekonomi; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis addresses the issue of weighted cost-benefit analysis (WCBA). WCBA is a welfare evaluation model where income distribution effects are valued by distributional weighting. The method was developed already in the 1970s. The interest in and applications of this method have increased in the past decade, e. READ MORE

  3. 3. Constructing an Arbiter of Status A Study of the European Research Council's Emergence in the Field of Science

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Peter Edlund; Uppsala universitet.; [2018]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Status; Arbiters; Fields; Evaluations; European Research Council; Starting Grants; Business Studies; Företagsekonomi;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to shed light on how certain actors are constructed into third-party arbiters of status. Such arbiters mediate the triadic relations in which status is created, assessing and suggesting certain candidates as particularly worthy of deference from audiences. READ MORE

  4. 4. And Then They Lived Sustainably Ever After? Experiences from Rural Electrification in Tanzania, Zambia and Kenya

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH

    Author : Elisabeth Ilskog; KTH.; KTH.; [2008]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Rural Electrification; Sustainable Development; Indicators; Evaluations; Interdisciplinary; Africa; TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIKVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : Accelerating the introduction of basic, clean energy services is seen as a key strategy for promoting sustainable development in rural areas. Still, many people worldwide lack access to modern energy such as electricity, and Africa lags behind other developing regions of the world. READ MORE

  5. 5. Evaluations that matter in social work

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro University

    Author : Anna Petersén; Örebro universitet.; [2017]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; evaluation; evaluation use; knowledge use; phronesis; scientific knowledge; praxis-based knowledge; Social Work; Socialt arbete;

    Abstract : A great deal of evaluations are commissioned and conducted every year in social work, but research reports a lack of use of the evaluation results. This may depend on how the evaluations are conducted, but it may also depend on how social workers use evaluation results. READ MORE