Essays about: "ABC"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 105 essays containing the word ABC.

  1. 1. Delayed-acceptance approximate Bayesian computation Markov chain Monte Carlo: faster simulation using a surrogate model

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för matematiska vetenskaper

    Author : Andrea Krogdal; [2020-01-09]
    Keywords : ABC; MCMC; delayed acceptance; DA; surrogate model;

    Abstract : The thesis introduces an innovative way of decreasing the computational cost of approximateBayesian computation (ABC) simulations when implemented via Markovchain Monte Carlo (MCMC). Bayesian inference has enjoyed incredible success sincethe beginning of 1990’s thanks to the re-discovery of MCMC procedures, and theavailability of performing personal computers. READ MORE

  2. 2. Calibration of Breast Cancer Natural History Models Using Approximate Bayesian Computation

    University essay from KTH/Matematisk statistik

    Author : Oscar Bergqvist; [2020]
    Keywords : Approximate Bayesian Computation; ABC; breast cancer natural history models; random effects; Bayesian statistics; likelihood-free inference; Approximate Bayesian computation; ABC; natural history models för bröstcancer; random effects; bayesiansk statistik; likelihood-fri inferens;

    Abstract : Natural history models for breast cancer describe the unobservable disease progression. These models can either be fitted using likelihood-based estimation to data on individual tumour characteristics, or calibrated to fit statistics at a population level. READ MORE

  3. 3. Improving the Material Handling Performance through Redesigning an Inventory Layout : A case study on Proton Finishing Forsheda

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Produktionsekonomi

    Author : Sindy Nguyen; [2020]
    Keywords : Inventory layout; material handling performance; warehouse layout design; double ABC classification; lean principle;

    Abstract : The companies operating in today’s business environment are facing several challenges in meeting the demand of the customers due to globalization. Research has shown that by focusing on supply chain management and improve the business processes, benefits could be extended beyond the company. READ MORE

  4. 4. Breaking The Fourth Wall : a case study of racial representations in The Bachelor franchise

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap; Lunds universitet/Institutionen för kommunikation och medier

    Author : Elodie Mumhoreze; [2020]
    Keywords : Reality TV; The Bachelor; Race; Representation; Diversity; Stereotype; Whiteness; Other; Social Imaginary; Irony Bribe; Engagement; Audience Reception; Podcast; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : In 2002, ABC aired the first season of its new reality TV dating show, The Bachelor. Almost 20 years later, The Bachelor franchise has become a cultural phenomenon that is integral to the popular culture zeitgeist. READ MORE

  5. 5. Making material handling more efficient : reduction of non-value-adding activities at a wood products company

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Forest Economics

    Author : Karin Gyllengahm; [2020]
    Keywords : ABC analysis; agility; business modelling; inventory; inventory layout; lean; material handling; operations management; order picking; value stream map; VSM; ABC analys; affärsmodellering; flexibilitet; lager; lagerstruktur; materialhantering; operativ ledningsteori; orderplockning; värdeflödesanalys;

    Abstract : The forest industry is one of the most important businesses in Sweden, accounting for 9-12 percent of the Swedish industry's total occupation, export, turnover, and added value. Although the investments made by the Swedish forest sector reached a new record during 2017, the industry stills struggle with low profitability. READ MORE