Search for dissertations about: "cluster analysis"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 466 swedish dissertations containing the words cluster analysis.

  1. 1. Bayesian Cluster Analysis : Some Extensions to Non-standard Situations

    Author : Jessica Franzén; Daniel Thorburn; Jukka Corander; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Cluster analysis; Clustering; Classification; Mixture model; Gaussian; Bayesian inference; MCMC; Gibbs sampler; Deviant group; Longitudinal; Missing data; Multiple imputation; Statistics; Statistik; Statistics; statistik;

    Abstract : The Bayesian approach to cluster analysis is presented. We assume that all data stem from a finite mixture model, where each component corresponds to one cluster and is given by a multivariate normal distribution with unknown mean and variance. READ MORE

  2. 2. Cluster Initiatives as Intermediaries : A Study of their Management and Stakeholders

    Author : Inessa Laur; Magnus Klofsten; Dzamila Bienkowska; Peter Van der Sijde; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : Cluster; cluster initiatives; intermediary organization; regional development; entrepreneurship; success factors; actors stakeholders and activities;

    Abstract : This dissertation offers a platform to understand the nature of cluster initiatives as a socio-economic phenomenon combining cluster, entrepreneurship and intermediary features. They are particular types of ventures facilitating networks and dialog platforms adjusted to local contexts and offering a way to enhance regional development. READ MORE

  3. 3. Conjoint analysis as a tool for communication and corporate environmental decision-making

    Author : Stina Alriksson; Tomas Öberg; Marianne Lindström; Högskolan i Kalmar; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; conjoint analysis; PLS; Cluster analysis; Communication; Environmental; Decision-making; Environmental engineering; Miljöteknik; Miljövetenskap; Environmental Science;

    Abstract : Conjoint analysis has been used extensively in marketing, transportation and healthcare for the past 50 years. Since the mid-1990s, it has also been applied to an increasing number of environmental issues. In this thesis, conjoint analysis is applied to environmental objectives of the Swedish steel industry. READ MORE

  4. 4. Consuming and Communicating Fruit and Vegetables : A Nation-Wide Food Survey and Analysis of Blogs among Swedish Adults

    Author : Anna-Mari Simunaniemi; Margaretha Nydahl; Agneta Andersson; Helena Sandberg; Liisa Valsta; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : fruit and vegetables; 24-h recall; food frequency questionnaire; discourse analysis; cluster analysis; communication; blogs; Culinary Arts and Meal Science; Måltidskunskap; Kostvetenskap; Food; Nutrition and Dietetics;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis was to investigate fruit and vegetable (F&V) consumption among Swedish adults and to use F&V-related perceptions for audience segmentation. Further, the aim was to identify motives and approaches of F&V bloggers, as well as to analyze F&V-related online discourses. READ MORE

  5. 5. cancer subtype identification using cluster analysis on high-dimensional omics data

    Author : Linda Vidman; Patrik Rydén; Jun Yu; Erik Kristiansson; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; cluster analysis; cancer; classification;

    Abstract : Identification and prediction of cancer subtypes are important parts in the development towards personalized medicine. By tailoring treatments, it is possible to decrease unnecessary suffering and reduce costs. Since the introduction of next generation sequencing techniques, the amount of data available for medical research has increased rapidly. READ MORE