Search for dissertations about: "definitions"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 409 swedish dissertations containing the word definitions.

  1. 1. Definitions of Disability in Social Sciences : Methodological Perspectives

    Author : Lars Grönvik; Mårten Söder; Jan Tøssebro; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : Sociology; disability; concept analysis; methodology; definitions; disability research; Sociologi;

    Abstract : This dissertation examines how disability researchers define disability. It is based on four studies. The first describes different definitions of disability in disability research. The second study is a conceptual analysis of the use of disability in a sample of disability research classics. READ MORE

  2. 2. Severity of illness versus severity of disease : definitions and applications

    Author : Rosimary Almeida; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

    Abstract : Outcome assessment should consist of two basic steps - "selection of a meaningful outcome" and "determination of what caused the outcome". The latter step requires comparisons, and therefore information about the initial status of the patients. READ MORE

  3. 3. Conservative Definitions for Higher-order Logic with Ad-hoc Overloading

    Author : Arve Gengelbach; Tjark Weber; Joachim Parrow; Andrei Popescu; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; higher-order logic HOL ; conservative extension; ad-hoc overloading; definitions; Computer Science; Datavetenskap;

    Abstract : With an ever growing dependency on computer systems, the need to guarantee their correct behaviour increases. Mathematically rigorous techniques like formal verification offer a way to derive a system's mathematical properties for example with the help of a theorem prover. READ MORE

  4. 4. Violent natural resource conflicts : From definitions to prevention

    Author : Marie K. Schellens; Belyazid Salim; Stefano Manzoni; Silja Bára Ómarsdottir; Päivi Lujala; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Natural resource conflicts; natural resources; violent conflict; criticality; definition; predictive modelling; early warning; causal network; prevention; naturgeografi; Physical Geography;

    Abstract : General scientific consensus is growing that natural resources play an important role in violent conflicts. Both scarcity and abundance contribute to violent conflict, depending on the socio-economic and political conditions at play. READ MORE

  5. 5. Semantic Information and Information Security : Definitional Issues

    Author : Björn Lundgren; Niklas Möller; Sven Ove Hansson; Stjernberg Fredrik; KTH; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; definitions; distinctions; philosophy of information; philosophy of risk; security; information; information security; semantics; semantic information; veridicality thesis; informativity; RIGHT; CIA; Philosophy; Filosofi;

    Abstract : This licentiate thesis consist of two separate research papers which concern two tangential topics – that of semantic information and that of information security. Both topics are approached by similar methods, i.e. with a concern about conceptual and definitional issues. READ MORE