Search for dissertations about: "big 4"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 163 swedish dissertations containing the words big 4.

  1. 1. Sensors and Algorithms in Industry 4.0 : Security and Health Preservation Applications

    Author : Dawid Gradolewski; Wlodek Kulesza; Sven Johansson; Alberto Rodriguez-Martinez; Blekinge Tekniska Högskola; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Acoustic Sensor; Artificial Intelligence; Autonomisation; Classification; Detection; Feature Extraction; Health Preservation; Identification; Internet of Things; Machine Learning; Multi-Sensor System; Safety System; Vision System; Systemteknik; Systems Engineering;

    Abstract : Globalisation and technological digitisation have triggered an Industry 4.0. revolution.  The core of this revolution is autonomisation of complex processes, which require expert knowledge. READ MORE

  2. 2. The impact of big-boxes on local retail : What happens when IKEA comes to town?

    Author : Nilsson Helena; Niklas Rudholm; Mikael Svensson; Högskolan Dalarna; []

    Abstract : The development of large discount retailers, or big-boxes as they are sometimes referred to, are often subject to heated debate and their entry on a market is greeted with either great enthusiasm or dread. For instance, the world’s largest retailer Wal-Mart (Forbes 2014) has a number of anti- and pro-groups dedicated to its being and the event of a Wal-Mart entry tends to be met with protests and campaigns (Decamme 2013) but also welcomed by, for instance, consumers (Davis & DeBonis 2013). READ MORE

  3. 3. The Auditor at Work : A study of auditor practice in Big 4 audit firms

    Author : Pernilla Broberg; Anne Loft; Torbjörn Tagesson; Bino Catasús; Företagsekonomiska institutionen; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Auditing; Auditors; Practice; Profession; Structure; Judgment; Comfort; Audit quality; Audit firm; Big 4; Auditing; auditors; practice; profession; structure; judgment; comfort; audit quality; audit firms;

    Abstract : By combining different aspects of auditing and by focusing on the individual auditor and observing auditors at work, this dissertation explores the auditing concept. It focuses on activities carried out by auditors in local settings and how the macro-level phenomenon of “auditing” is realised in micro-level, day-to-day audit work. READ MORE

  4. 4. Small town, big move : Constructions of place in transiting mining communities

    Author : Eugenia Segerstedt; Lena Abrahamsson; Mats Jakobsson; Kristina Johansson; Gry Paulgaard; Luleå tekniska universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SOCIAL SCIENCES; construction of place; Gällivare; Kiruna; transformation; rural studies; urban change; Arbetsvetenskap; Human Work Sciences;

    Abstract : The dissertation accounts for construction of place in mining communities as they undergo a major urban transformation. In the 2010s, urban centres in the northern Sweden mining communities of Gällivare and Kiruna entered a new execution phase of a large-scale transformation precipitated by ground subsidence caused by mining activities, a transformation that continues. READ MORE

  5. 5. Applications of Unsupervised Deep Learning for Analysing Time-Varying Power Quality Big Data

    Author : Roger Alves de Oliveira; Math Bollen; Sarah Rönnberg; Matti Lehtonen; Luleå tekniska universitet; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; power quality; power system harmonics; electric power distribution; interharmonics; big data analytics; pattern analysis; unsupervised learning; deep learning; artificial intelligence; geomagnetically induced currents; Electric Power Engineering; Elkraftteknik;

    Abstract : Continuous power quality monitoring allows grid stakeholders to obtain information about the performance of the network and costumer facilities. Moreover, the analysis of continuous monitoring allows researchers to obtain knowledge on power quality phenomena. Power quality measurements result in a large amount of data. READ MORE