Essays about: "trees"

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  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. A Security Analysis of Wireless Smart Home Technologies

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Institutionen för datavetenskap; Linköpings universitet/Institutionen för datavetenskap; Linköpings universitet/Institutionen för datavetenskap

    Author : Niclas Hansson; Alexander Lantz; Ludvig Fischerström; [2015]
    Keywords : Smart home technologies; Internet security; Internet of Things; Tellstick Net;

    Abstract : The use of electronics connected to local networks and the Internet is growingall the time. Nowadays you can control your electronics in your house even when away from home, which opens up for potential security threats. READ MORE

  4. 4. Early screening diagnostic aid for heart disease using data mining : An evaluation using patient data that can be obtained without medical equipment

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för datavetenskap och kommunikation (CSC); KTH/Skolan för datavetenskap och kommunikation (CSC)

    Author : Anna Olsson; Denise Nordlöf; [2015]
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    Abstract : Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the world. Being able to conduct an early screening diagnosis of heart disease at home, could potentially be a tool to reduce the amount of people who lose their lives to the disease in the future. READ MORE

  5. 5. Likelihood-based classification of single trees in hemi-boreal forests

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Institutionen för matematik och matematisk statistik

    Author : Simon Vallin; [2015]
    Keywords : Classification of single trees; likelihood-based classification; naive bayes classifier;

    Abstract : Determining species of individual trees is important for forest management. In this thesis we investigate if it is possible to discriminate between Norway spruce, Scots pine and deciduous trees from airborne laser scanning data by using unique probability density functions estimated for each specie. READ MORE