Search for dissertations about: "age"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 6714 swedish dissertations containing the word age.

  1. 1. Estimation of Speaker Age : Effects of Speech Properties and Speech Material

    Author : Sara Skoog Waller; Mårten Eriksson; Billy Jansson; Mittuniversitetet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Age estimation; Voice perception; Speech properties; Speech rate; Vocal disguise; Age disguise; Accuracy; Confidence; Spontaneous speech;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis was to investigate factors related to accuracy in estimation of speaker age and the role of certain speech properties in perception and manipulation of speaker age, as well as their interaction with the speech material that the age estimates were based on. This thesis consists of three studies. READ MORE

  2. 2. Targeting Non-obvious Errors in Death Certificates

    Author : Lars Age Johansson; Ragnar Westerling; Eric Jougla; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : Social medicine; Cause of death; Death certificates; Medical records; Mortality statistics; Quality control; Medical record linkage; Socialmedicin;

    Abstract : Mortality statistics are much used although their accuracy is often questioned. Producers of mortality statistics check for errors in death certification but current methods only capture obvious mistakes. This thesis investigates whether non-obvious errors can be found by linking death certificates to hospital discharge data. READ MORE

  3. 3. Bronze Age Identities : Costume, Conflict and Contact in Northern Europe 1600-1300 BC

    Author : Sophie Bergerbrant; Kristian Kristiansen; Nick Thorpe; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Bronze Age; burials; gender; warfare; lifecycle; contact; costume; South Scandinavia; Lüneburg culture; identity; conflict; warrior; Archaeology; Arkeologi; arkeologi; Archaeology;

    Abstract : This dissertation deals with male and female social identities during the Middle Bronze Age (1600-1300 BC) in southern Scandinavia and northern Germany. South Scandinavian Bronze Age research has traditionally focused on the male sphere, while women have seldom been seriously considered or analysed in terms of their roles, power or influences on society. READ MORE

  4. 4. Age of rust. : Court and power in the Severan age (188-238 AD)

    Author : Viktoria Laeben-Rosén; Gullög Nordquist; Mats Cullhed; Charlotte Wikander; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Classical archaeology and ancient history; court; power; Severan; Julia; empress; imperial; favourite; legitimacy; senate; influence; access; palace; Rome; ceremony; Commodus; Severus; Caracalla; Pertinax; Macrinus; Elagabal; Julianus; Maximinus; Gordian; Plautianus; Antikens kultur och samhällsliv; amici; Classical archaeology and ancient history; Antikens kultur och samhälle; Classical Archaeology and Ancient History; antikens kultur och samhällsliv;

    Abstract : The Severan age has become known as a time when Syrian empresses brought eastern influences to Rome and transformed the stable principate into an absolutist state ready for the dominate. Every tie to the old principate was broken in a conscious attempt to change the fundamental structure of society. READ MORE

  5. 5. The age of transported scalars in fluid mechanics

    Author : Federico Ghirelli; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Keywords : grate furnace; velocity correlation; fluid age; scalar age; turbulence model; residence time; energy spectrum; turbulence age;

    Abstract : Computational fluid dynamics (CFD) is applied to the reacting flow in the freeboard of a 30MW biofuel fired grate furnace and results are validated by comparison with data from an extensive measurement campaign. The influence of the fuel bed model on the results of the freeboard model is investigated. READ MORE