Search for dissertations about: "Maria Nilsson"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 62 swedish dissertations containing the words Maria Nilsson.

  1. 1. Towards the Limits – Climate Change Aspects of Life and Health in Northern Sweden studies of tularemia and regional experiences of changes in the environment

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Maria Furberg; Maria Nilsson; Anders Johansson; Lars Weinehall; Peter Friberg; [2016]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Climate change; public health; Indigenous peoples; Sami; reindeer herding; resilience; tularemia; mixed-methods; infectious disease; seroprevalence; ELISA; outbreak investigation; risk factor; ecology; Francisella tularensis; Epidemiology; epidemiologi; folkhälsa; Public health;

    Abstract : BackgroundIndigenous peoples with traditional lifestyles worldwide are considered particularly vulnerable to climate change effects. Large climate change impacts on the spread of infectious vector-borne diseases are expected as a health outcome. READ MORE

  2. 2. Extracting Clinical Findings from Swedish Health Record Text

    University dissertation from Stockholm University : Department of Computer and Systems Sciences, Stockholm University

    Author : Maria Skeppstedt; Hercules Dalianis; Gunnar Nilsson; Maria Kvist; Tapio Salakoski; [2014]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Named entity recognition; Corpora development; Clinical text processing; Distributional semantics; Random indexing; Vocabulary expansion; Assertion classification; Clinical text mining; Electronic health records; Swedish; data- och systemvetenskap; Computer and Systems Sciences;

    Abstract : Information contained in the free text of health records is useful for the immediate care of patients as well as for medical knowledge creation. Advances in clinical language processing have made it possible to automatically extract this information, but most research has, until recently, been conducted on clinical text written in English. READ MORE

  3. 3. Smoking cessation during pregnancy a person-centred approach among disadvantaged women in South Africa

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Zainonisa Petersen; Maria Emmelin; Krisela Steyn; Maria Nilsson; Mimi Nichter; [2011]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Stage of change theory; smoking; cessation interventions; peer counsellor; MEDICINE Social medicine Public health medicine research areas Public health science; MEDICIN Socialmedicin Folkhälsomedicinska forskningsområden Folkhälsovetenskap; folkhälsa; Public health;

    Abstract : Smoking remains a leading cause of premature, preventable death in South Africa killing 44 000 South Africans each year. Through the introduction of comprehensive tobacco control policies, the South African government has tried to reduce the death toll and a significant reduction in tobacco use has been recorded since its peak in the 1990’s. READ MORE

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

    University dissertation from Örebro University

    Author : Maria Nilsson; [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

  5. 5. Capturing Semi-Automated Decision Making : The Methodology of CASADEMA

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro University

    Author : Maria Nilsson; [2010]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Decision Making; Distributed Cognition; Human-Computer Interaction; Information Fusion; Semi-Automated processes; Teknik; Technology;

    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