Search for dissertations about: "Lars-Göran Mattsson"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 18 swedish dissertations containing the words Lars-Göran Mattsson.

  1. 1. Empirical Essays on Railway Infrastructure Costs in Sweden

    Author : Mats Andersson; Lars-Göran Mattsson; John Preston; KTH; []
    Keywords : Railways; Infrastructure; Marginal Costs; Maintenance; Renewal; Econometrics; Panel Data; Survival Analysis; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : The subject of this thesis concerns pricing the use of transport infrastructure. We are empirically investigating the relationship between railway traffic volumes and infrastructure management costs. More specifically, we are interested in estimating the change in infrastructure management costs from marginal variations in traffic volumes, i.e. READ MORE

  2. 2. Aspects of Modeling Fraud Prevention of Online Financial Services

    Author : Gorton Dan; Lars-Göran Mattsson; Simin Nadjm-Tehrani; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Online banking; fraud; incident response; metrics; incident response tree IRT ; value at risk VaR ; simulation; Transportvetenskap; Transport Science;

    Abstract : Banking and online financial services are part of our critical infrastructure. As such, they comprise an Achilles heel in society and need to be protected accordingly. The last ten years have seen a steady shift from traditional show-off hacking towards cybercrime with great economic consequences for society. READ MORE

  3. 3. Ease-of-Use in Public Transportation : A User Perspective on Information and Orientation Aspects

    Author : Katrin Dziekan; Lars-Göran Mattsson; Brian D. Taylor; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; public transportation; user perspective; psychology; public transportation planning; evaluation; newcomers in a city; Civil engineering and architecture; Samhällsbyggnadsteknik och arkitektur;

    Abstract : This interdisciplinary thesis combines psychological and transportation planning knowledge. Three main questions are investigated: 1) What concepts and ideas do people have with regard to a public transportation system (cognitive user perspective)?; 2) What orientation and information factors within the public transportation system enhance Ease-of-Use and make it simpler and more efficient to use public transportation in metropolitan areas?; 3) How can Ease-of-Use of a public transportation route be measured? A combination of qualitative and quantitative methods was used. READ MORE

  4. 4. Quantitative vulnerability analysis of electric power networks

    Author : Åke J. Holmgren; Torbjörn Thedéen; Lars-Göran Mattsson; Terje Aven; KTH; []
    Keywords : Safety Analysis; vulnerability; homeland security; risk analysis; network; electric power system; blackout; power law; statistical analysis; graph theory; branching process; game theory; Säkerhetsanalys; TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIKVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : Disturbances in the supply of electric power can have serious implications for everyday life as well as for national (homeland) security. A power outage can be initiated by natural disasters, adverse weather, technical failures, human errors, sabotage, terrorism, and acts of war. READ MORE

  5. 5. Approaches to road network vulnerability analysis

    Author : Erik Jenelius; Lars-Göran Mattsson; Kurt Petersen; KTH; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Other social sciences; Övrig samhällsvetenskap;

    Abstract : Incidents in the road transport system can have large negative consequences for the society and the business community. The basic aim of vulnerability analysis is to identify scenarios that i) would lead to severe consequences, and ii) have some likelihood of being realized in the future. READ MORE