Essays about: "Continuous Treatments"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 34 essays containing the words Continuous Treatments.

  1. 1. Counterfactual Prediction Methods for Causal Inference in Observational Studies with Continuous Treatments

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statistiska institutionen

    Author : Joel Persson; [2019]
    Keywords : Causal Inference; Observational Study; Treatment Effects; Continuous Treatments; Dose-Response Function; Optimization; Mathematics and Statistics;

    Abstract : We develop methods for estimation, inference and optimization of causal effects from observational data with continuous treatments. We present a counterfactual prediction method based on the potential outcomes framework that estimates the expected value of a potential outcome given a treatment level and confounders. READ MORE

  2. 2. Difference in general behaviour and social interactions of young Yorkshire gilts in different social environments

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Animal Environment and Health

    Author : Linda Marie Hannius; [2019]
    Keywords : Swedish Yorkshire; Dutch Yorkshire; behaviour; social interactions; social environment;

    Abstract : In Sweden, there was a switch of breeding material for pigs in year 2012 where Swedish producers were introduced to the Dutch Yorkshire (DY) instead of the Swedish Yorkshire (SY). Gestating sows have, in Sweden, been kept in group housing since the 1980s while DY gilts on the contrary have been kept in individual stalls. READ MORE

  3. 3. Improved interconnect materials for next-generation Solid Oxide Fuel Cells

    University essay from KTH/Materialvetenskap

    Author : Pablo Collantes; [2019]
    Keywords : Solid Oxide Fuel Cells; High Temperature Corrosion; Self-healing; Interconnects;

    Abstract : Solid Oxide Fuel Cells (SOFC) are attractive candidates in the search for cleaner and energy efficient production due to their numerous advantages such as fuel flexibility, modularity and exceptional efficiencies when combined heat and power is harnessed. A key element in its design are the interconnects which are mainly manufactured from custom ferritic stainless steels to carry the electricity between two adjacent cells. READ MORE

  4. 4. The impact of metallic cranial implants on proton-beam radiotherapy treatment plans for near implant located tumours : A phantom study on the physical effects and agreement between simulated treatment plans and the resulting treatment for near implant located cranial tumours

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Institutionen för fysik

    Author : Adam Sjögren; [2018]
    Keywords : Proton-based Radiotherapy; Cranial implants; Titanium implants; Cancer treatment; metal streak artifacts.;

    Abstract : Within the field of radiotherapy treatments of tumour diseases, the hunt for more accurate and effective treatment methods is a continuous process. For some years ion-beam based radiotherapy, especially the proton-beam based applications, has increased in popularity and availability. READ MORE

  5. 5. Exogenous Change in the Regeneration of a Common Pool Resource and its Effect on Cooperation and Efficiency

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för nationalekonomi

    Author : Marcus Lindeberg Goni; Jeffrey Clark; [2018]
    Keywords : Common pool resources; Cooperation and efficiency; Uncertainty; Climate change; Exogenous shocks;

    Abstract : The natural sciences explain how climate change affects the provision of ecosystem services. Behavioral economists have studied the effects of institutions and social interaction on cooperation, to prevent over-exploitation of common pool resources. READ MORE