Search for dissertations about: "university"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 25848 swedish dissertations containing the word university.

  1. 1. Methodologies for Approximation of Unary Functions and Their Implementation in Hardware

    Author : Erik Hertz; Bertil Svensson; Peter Nilsson; Eric Järpe; Michael Faulkner; Högskolan i Halmstad; []

    Abstract : Applications in computer graphics, digital signal processing, communication systems, robotics, astrophysics, fluid physics and many other areas have evolved to become very computation intensive. Algorithms are becoming increasingly complex and require higher accuracy in the computations. READ MORE

  2. 2. The University; A Learning Organization? : An Illuminative Review Based on System Theory

    Author : Ingela Strandli Portfelt; Mats Ekholm; Ulf Blossing; Per-Erik Ellström; Karlstads universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; higher education; university; academic institution; learning organisation; system theory; organisational culture; organisational structure; högre utbildning; universitet; lärande organisation; systemteori; organisationskultur; organisationsstruktur; Education; Pedagogik; Education; Pedagogik;

    Abstract : There are voices in the research field suggesting that universities should become learning organisations in order to be more competitive and efficient. However, the proposal is mainly based on theoretical and normative discussions rather than on empirical research. READ MORE

  3. 3. Dual Careers of Swedish University Student-Athletes : A Synthesis of Holistic Developmental and Ecological Approaches

    Author : Lukas Linnér; Natalia Stambulova; Kristina Ziegert; Judy Van Raalte; Högskolan i Halmstad; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; dual career; student-athlete; university; holistic developmental approach; holistic ecological approach; and dual career assistance; dubbel karriär; elitidrottande student; universitet; holistiskt utvecklingsperspektiv; holistiskt ekologiskt perspektiv; och stödmodell;

    Abstract : The Swedish dual career (DC) system has a history of providing support at the gymnasium/upper secondary level since the early 1970s. Since 2012, there has been a call from the European Union to member states to develop a support provision throughout athletes’ DCs based on national research. READ MORE

  4. 4. A Utopian Quest for Universal Knowledge : Diachronic Histories of Botanical Collections between the Sixteenth Century and the Present

    Author : Anna Svensson; Sabine Höhler; Peder Roberts; Sverker Sörlin; Dániel Margócsy; KTH; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; history of botany; utopia; Oxford University Botanic Garden; pressed plants in books; botanical collection; classification; herbarium; Global Plants; digitisation; database; conservation; natural dyeing; botanikhistoria; utopi; Oxford University Botanic Garden; pressade växter i böcker; botaniska samlingar; klassifikation; herbarium; Global Plants; digitalisering; databas; växtfärgning; Historiska studier av teknik; vetenskap och miljö; History of Science; Technology and Environment;

    Abstract : This thesis explores the history of botany as a global collection-based science by tracing parallels between utopian traditions and botanical collecting, from their sixteenth-century beginnings to the present. A range of botanical collections, such as gardens, herbaria and classification systems, have played a central role in the struggle to discover a global or universal scientific order for the chaotic, diverse and locally shaped kingdom of plants. READ MORE

  5. 5. Defending the university? : Academics’ reactions to managerialism in Norwegian higher education

    Author : Jo Ese; Ann Bergman; Helge Ramsdal; Ivar Bleiklie; Karlstads universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; CUDOS; higher education; managerialism; academic resistance; academic gaming; Working Life Science; Arbetsvetenskap;

    Abstract : The thesis contributes to the knowledge on academic work in the 21st century, with a special emphasis on how members of faculty react to contemporary developments in the management of universities. The approach is qualitative and consists of 25 in-depth interviews with academics at two higher education institutions in Norway. READ MORE