Search for dissertations about: "Maria E Nilsson"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 6 swedish dissertations containing the words Maria E Nilsson.

  1. 1. Interactions between Streptococcus pyogenes and the human immune defence

    University dissertation from Department of Clinical Sciences, Lund University

    Author : Maria E Nilsson; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2005]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; M protein; Streptococcus pyogenes; Streptolysin O; The complement system; Neutrophils; Biomedical sciences; Biomedicinska vetenskaper; General biomedical sciences; Biomedicinska vetenskaper allmänt ; Microbiology; transplantation; Immunology; serology; mykologi; virologi; bakteriologi; Mikrobiologi; mycology; virology; Immunologi; serologi; Infections; Infektioner; Clinical biology; Klinisk biologi; bacteriology;

    Abstract : Streptococcus pyogenes is an important human pathogen frequently colonizing the throat and skin of humans. To facilitate colonization and spread and to avoid the host immune defence, streptococci are endowed with a variety of virulence factors, two of which are investigated in this thesis namely streptolysin O (SLO) and M protein. READ MORE

  2. 2. Mind the Gap : Human Decision Making and Information Fusion

    University dissertation from Örebro University

    Author : Maria Nilsson; Högskolan i Skövde.; Högskolan i Skövde.; [2008]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Information Fusion; Decision Making; Distributed Cognition; Decision Support; TECHNOLOGY Information technology; TEKNIKVETENSKAP Informationsteknik; Teknik; Technology;

    Abstract : Information fusion, i.e., the automatic integration of information from multiple sources, is an advancing research area which can assist decision makers in enhancing their decisions. Most information fusion research so far has had a technical focus and has paid relatively little attention to human decision making processes. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Rarebit Fovea Test : A new measure of visual function

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Department of Clinical Neuroscience

    Author : Maria Nilsson; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2008]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Rarebit Fovea Test; Rarebit Perimetry; foveal function; fixation; diabetes; cataract; binocular summation;

    Abstract : Visual acuity (VA) measurement by the use of letter charts is the most frequently used method for testing foveal function. However, since a decimal visual acuity of 1. READ MORE

  4. 4. Capturing semi-automated decision making the methodology of CASADEMA

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro university

    Author : Maria Nilsson; Högskolan i Skövde.; Högskolan i Skövde.; Örebro universitet.; [2010]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Teknik; Technology; Decision Making; Distributed Cognition; Human-Computer Interaction; Information Fusion; Semi-Automated processes; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES Statistics; computer and systems science Informatics; computer and systems science Information technology; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Statistik; data- och systemvetenskap Informatik; data- och systemvetenskap Informationsteknologi; Computer and Systems Science; Datalogi; Decision making; distributed cognition; human-computer interaction; semi-automated processes;

    Abstract : This thesis presents a new methodology named CASADEMA (CApturing Semi-Automated DEcision MAking) which captures the interaction between humans and the technology they use to support their decision-making within the domain of Information Fusion. We are particularly interested in characterising the interaction between human decision makers and artefacts in semi-automated fusion processes. READ MORE

  5. 5. Differences and similarities in work absence behavior - empirical evidence from micro data

    University dissertation from Växjö : Växjö University Press

    Author : Maria Nilsson; Växjö universitet.; [2005]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; moral hazard; gender difference; immigrants; panel data; count data models; fixed effects; finite mixture models; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Economics; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Nationalekonomi; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of three self-contained essays about absenteeism.Essay I analyzes if the design of the insurance system affects work absence, i.e. the classic insurance problem of moral hazard. READ MORE