Search for dissertations about: "ranking"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 225 swedish dissertations containing the word ranking.

  1. 1. Optimization beyond a single submodular function : Submodular optimization for ranking, decision trees and diversity

    Author : Guangyi Zhang; Aristides Gionis; Danupon Na Nongkai; Parinya Chalermsook; KTH; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Submodular optimization; Approximation algorithms; Ranking; Decision trees; Diversity; Datalogi; Computer Science;

    Abstract : Submodular functions characterize mathematically the ubiquitous ``diminishing-returns'’ property. They are widely used to describe core subjects in numerous applications, including economic utility, redundancy in information, spread of influence in social networks, and more. READ MORE

  2. 2. Playing the Ranking Game : Field formation and boundary-work in European management education

    Author : Linda Wedlin; Kerstin Sahlin-Andersson; Lars Engwall; Walter W. Powell; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Business studies; Företagsekonomi; Business studies; Företagsekonomi;

    Abstract : International ranking lists of business schools and MBA programmes have proliferated in the media in recent years. This thesis aims to understand the development of international rankings and the attention they enjoy in the community of European business schools. READ MORE

  3. 3. A strategy for ranking environmentally occuring chemicals

    Author : Lennart Eriksson; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; QSAR; hazard ranking; statistical design; multivariate modelling; halogenated aliphatics; PCA; PLS;

    Abstract : A systematic methodology for quantitative structure-activity relationship (QSAR) development in environmental toxicology is provided. The methodology is summarized in a strategy with six sequential steps. READ MORE

  4. 4. Selection and ranking procedures based on likelihood ratios

    Author : Jayanti Chotai; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Subset selection; likelihood ratio; hypothesis testing; order restrictions; normal distribution; uniform distribution; complete ranking; P* -condition; loss function;

    Abstract : This thesis deals with random-size subset selection and ranking procedures• • • )|(derived through likelihood ratios, mainly in terms of the P -approach.Let IT , . .. READ MORE

  5. 5. Environmental and health hazards of chemicals in plastic polymers and products

    Author : Delilah Lithner; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : plastics; plastic products; plastic polymers; consumer products; environmental hazards; environment; health hazards; human health; hazard ranking; hazard assessment; chemical ranking; hazard identification; hazard classifications; hazardous chemicals; hazardous substances; toxic substances; monomers; polymers; toxicity; acute toxicity; toxicity tests; Daphnia magna; Toxicity Identification Evaluation; TIE; leaching; leachates; product leachates; leaching tests; plastic materials; plastic;

    Abstract : Plastics are extremely diverse in terms of chemical composition, properties and possible applications, and are widely distributed in the society and the environment. In the last 15 years the global annual production has doubled, reaching 245 million tons in 2008. READ MORE