Search for dissertations about: "perfect"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 369 swedish dissertations containing the word perfect.

  1. 1. Practice makes perfect? : Sustainable practices with ICT and daily travel

    Author : Miriam Börjesson Rivera; Mattias Höjer; Greger Henriksson; Josefin Wangel; Jenny Palm; KTH; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Social practice theory; sustainable practices; ICT; mobility; second order effects; cargo bikes; mediated meetings; Planering och beslutsanalys; Planning and Decision Analysis;

    Abstract : The thesis shows how practice theory can be applied in different ways when exploring how daily life can be supported to become more environmentally sustainable. Ultimately the thesis aims to contribute to new knowledge on how to design policies and interventions that aim at facilitating environmentally sustainable practices. READ MORE

  2. 2. A perfect score : Validity arguments for college admission tests

    Author : Per-Erik Lyrén; Christina Stage; Marie Wiberg; Simon Wolming; Stephen G. Sireci; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : college admission tests; SweSAT; validity; interpretive arguments; predictive validity; equating; item revisions; subscores;

    Abstract : College admission tests are of great importance for admissions systems in general and for candidates in particular. The SweSAT (Högskoleprovet in Swedish) has been used for college admission in Sweden for more than 30 years, and today it is alongside with the upper-secondary school GPA the most widely used instrument for selection of college applicants. READ MORE

  3. 3. Participles in Time. The Development of the Perfect Tense in Swedish

    Author : Ida Larsson; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Scandinavian syntax; Swedish; language change; tense; aspect; perfect; participle; supine; resultative; unaccusativity; auxiliary selection;

    Abstract : This thesis concerns the syntactic-semantic development of the perfect tense from a construction with possessive HAVE and a tenseless participial complement. Both participles and auxiliary are assumed to have internal syntactic structure, and the different perfect-type constructions can thus be related synchronically and diachronically to each other. READ MORE

  4. 4. On perfect simulation and EM estimation

    Author : Kajsa Larson; Sara Sjöstedt de Luna; Mats Rudemo; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Perfect simulation; coupling from the past; Markov chain Monte Carlo; point process; Widom-Rowlinson model; EM algorithm; dispersal distribution; fecundity; first-passage percolation; Mathematical statistics; Matematisk statistik; Mathematical Statistics; matematisk statistik;

    Abstract : Perfect simulation  and the EM algorithm are the main topics in this thesis. In paper I, we present coupling from the past (CFTP) algorithms that generate perfectly distributed samples from the multi-type Widom--Rowlin-son (W--R) model and some generalizations of it. READ MORE

  5. 5. Today's perfect - tomorrow's standard : the role of consumers and the limits of policy in recycling

    Author : Jonas Kågström; Bo Öhlmér; Tage Klingberg; Daniel Matisoff; Högskolan i Gävle; Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Recycling; Social marketing; Public marketing; Communitarianism; Austrian Economics; Praxeology; Decision making; Symbolic Regression; Compliance; Self Determination Theory; SDT;

    Abstract : In this study the mechanisms influencing recycling rates around the system maximum are deliberated. On the one hand, Policies, System design and how Citizens understand the two aforementioned are pitted against each other. READ MORE