Search for dissertations about: "phd thesis in urban planning"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 14 swedish dissertations containing the words phd thesis in urban planning.

  1. 1. Walkability as an Urban Design Problem Understanding the activity of walking in the urban environment

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Eunyoung Choi; KTH.; [2012]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Walkability; Pedestrian; Urban Design;

    Abstract : The planning and design of the walkable environment is receiving more and more attention for its various benefits related to public health, sustainability, economy, or social life. Therefore, there is a growing need for knowledge about the walkability of the built environment. READ MORE

  2. 2. Congestion Charging in Urban Networks : Modelling Issues and Simulated Effects

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Ida Kristoffersson; KTH.; KTH.; [2011]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Transport Modelling; Congestion Charging; Departure Time Choice; Dynamic Traffic Simulation; Welfare Effects; Equity;

    Abstract : One of the major challenges cities face today, in their development towards sustainable urban areas, is the need for an efficient and environmentally friendly transport system. This transport system should manage to tie together the city without strong adverse impact on urban environment, air-quality and climate change. READ MORE

  3. 3. Fragmented landscapes : Assessment and communication of landscape connectivity in human-dominated landscapes

    University dissertation from Stockholms universitets förlag

    Author : Arvid Bergsten; Stockholms universitet.; [2012]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Fragmentation; Connectivity; Network; Spatial; Landscape; Dispersal; Planning; Social-Ecological; Scale; IIC; STS ; Natural Resources Management; naturresurshushållning;

    Abstract : This licentiate thesis summarizes the first half of my PhD on the theme of management of fragmented landscapes. The thesis applies – and reflects on the use of – network analysis of connectivity in relation to landscape planning. READ MORE

  4. 4. Water supply management in an urban utility A prototype decision support framework

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH

    Author : Frank Kizito; KTH.; [2009]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Decision support systems; Geographic information systems; Participatory planning; Urban water supply management; Decision support framework; Action research; TECHNOLOGY Civil engineering and architecture Water engineering; TEKNIKVETENSKAP Samhällsbyggnadsteknik och arkitektur Vattenteknik;

    Abstract : In this study, four real-life problem situations were used to explore the challenges of developing and implementing decision support tools for planning and management within an urban water utility. The study sought to explore how the degree of adoption of formal decision support tools in practice, generally perceived to be low, could be improved. READ MORE

  5. 5. Urban Travel Time Estimation from Sparse GPS Data An Efficient and Scalable Approach

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Mahmood Rahmani; KTH.; [2015]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; map-matching; path inference; sparse GPS probes; floating car data; arterial; urban area; digital road network; iterative travel time estimation; fixed point problem; Stockholm; taxi; Transportvetenskap; Transport Science;

    Abstract : The use of GPS probes in traffic management is growing rapidly as the required data collection infrastructure is increasingly in place, with significant number of mobile sensors moving around covering expansive areas of the road network. Many travelers carry with them at least one device with a built-in GPS receiver. READ MORE