Essays about: "trees"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 378 essays containing the word trees.

  1. 1. Why put that Seedling in the Ground - A Case Study of the TIST Tree Planting Program in Tamil Nadu India

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Calle Malmström; [2015-02-20]
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    Abstract : This study examines a reforestation program, TIST (The International Small Group and Tree Planting Program), and its effects on farmer's tree planting behavior. TIST is funded by selling carbon credits on the Voluntary Carbon Market and derive the carbon credits from farmers who plant trees in their own lands. READ MORE

  2. 2. Examining the New Kind of Beauty Using the Human Being as a Measuring Instrument

    University essay from Högskolan i Gävle/Avdelningen för Industriell utveckling, IT och Samhällsbyggnad

    Author : Jou-Hsuan Wu; [2015]
    Keywords : Cartography; scaling; head tail breaks; the theory of centers; fractals; and the mirror-of-the-self test;

    Abstract : A map combines scientific facts with aesthetic perceptions. This study argues that scaling is universal in mapping reality and evoking a sense of beauty. Scaling laws are used to reveal the underlying structures and dynamics of spatial features. Complex systems, such as living cities involve various interacting entities at all scales. READ MORE

  3. 3. Supplemental irrigation of cereals in semi-arid areas in Ethiopia - is it worth the effort?

    University essay from KTH/Mark- och vattenteknik

    Author : Kristoffer Ristinmaa; [2015]
    Keywords : Supplemental-irrigation; Maize; Triple-Green-project; Coup-Model; Ethiopia; Sub-Saharan-Africa;

    Abstract : With a growing world population, estimated to 9.6 billion in 2050, the world food demand is estimated to increase with 45-50 %. One way to meet the demand is to increase the areal yield from the agricultural sector, where rain-fed agriculture has the highest potential. READ MORE

  4. 4. Optimizing Memory Management with Object-Local Heaps

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för informationsteknologi

    Author : Martin Hagelin; [2015]
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    Abstract : The large discrepancy between the speed of caches and main memory makes efficient memory management more important than ever. This report gives an overview of the current state of the art in memory management, and how then can be used to make the most of hardware systems like cache hierarchies and hardware prefetchers. READ MORE

  5. 5. Machine Learning : for Barcode Detection and OCR

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Linköpings universitet/DatorseendeTekniska fakulteten

    Author : Olle Fridolfsson; [2015]
    Keywords : machine learning; Ada Boost; Random forest; barcode detection; OCR;

    Abstract : Machine learning can be utilized in many different ways in the field of automatic manufacturing and logistics. In this thesis supervised machine learning have been utilized to train a classifiers for detection and recognition of objects in images. The techniques AdaBoost and Random forest have been examined, both are based on decision trees. READ MORE