Essays about: "Event study"

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  1. 1. Modelling rare events using non-parametric machine learning classiers - Under what circumstances are support vector machines preferable to conventional parametric classiers?

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Lukas Ma; [2021-04-06]
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    Abstract : Rare event modelling is an important topic in quantitative social science research. However, despite the fact that traditional classiers based upon general linear models (GLM) might lead to biased results, little attention in the social science community is devoted to methodological studies aimed at alleviating such bias, even fewer of them have considered the use of machine learning methods to tackle analytical problems imposed by rare events. READ MORE

  2. 2. Mergers and Acquisitions in The Video Gaming Industry

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Viktor Glimne; Jesper Stålheim; [2021-02-24]
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    Abstract : This research paper studies the effect of 102 M&A announcements during 2016-2020 in thevideo gaming sector. The purpose is to answer whether M&A events within the sectormanages to create synergy gains for investors, or if it is just an act of management wantingto control larger firms, increasing the size of companies with little value added. READ MORE

  3. 3. Can an investor gain positive abnormal return by mimicking insider transactions?

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Oscar Bodin; Jonatan Tell; [2021-02-24]
    Keywords : Nasdaq; OMX Stockholm; Insider Trading; Abnormal Return; OMXS30; Stock Market.;

    Abstract : Background: The efficient market hypothesis is a theory that has been widely debated andstudied during the years. Some agree with the theory, but some disagree. One way to study theefficient market hypothesis is by looking at the possibility to gain positive abnormal return onthe stock market. READ MORE

  4. 4. Strength of axially loaded screw joints in wooden structures exposed to fire : An overview of existing knowledge and proposal for test method

    University essay from Luleå tekniska universitet/Institutionen för samhällsbyggnad och naturresurser

    Author : Emma Wiklund; [2021]
    Keywords : Fire; Wood; Screws; Strength; test method;

    Abstract : Today, distinct approaches are required when designing timber structures and their joints in the event of fire. Considering that the steel fasteners have temperature dependent properties and that the surrounding wooden construction is also affected by the fire due to occurrence of charring during fire exposure, these types of joints are complicated to design. READ MORE

  5. 5. Evaluating Multi-Uav System with Text to Spech for Sitational Awarness and Workload

    University essay from Mälardalens högskola/Akademin för innovation, design och teknik

    Author : Viktor Lindgren; [2021]
    Keywords : Text to Speech; TTS; UAV; Drone; Unmanned Aerial Vehicle; SAGAT; NASA-TLX; Workload; Situational Awarness;

    Abstract : With improvements to miniaturization technologies, the ratio between operators required per UAV has become increasingly smaller at the cost of increased workload. Workload is an important factor to consider when designing the multi-UAV systems of tomorrow as too much workload may decrease an operator's performance. READ MORE