Essays about: "Shape"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 2394 essays containing the word Shape.

  1. 1. GOVERNANCE AND DEMOCRACY IN SHAPING PANDEMIC POLICY. A comparative case study of the Covid-19 response in Sweden and Denmark

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Johanna Löfgren; [2022-01-26]
    Keywords : Covid-19; Denmark; Sweden; Democracy; Governance; Public Administration; Policymaking;

    Abstract : The Covid-19 pandemic proves to be a major crisis with substantial effect on our society and thus projects an important area for academic research. Governments across the globe have taken extraordinary measures to fight the pandemic, with restrictions that limit social contact in order to stop the transmission of the virus. READ MORE

  2. 2. ATLAS-BASED SEGMENTATION OF ULTRAHIGH-RESOLUTION STRUCTURAL MR HEAD IMAGES ACQUIRED AT 7 TESLA

    University essay from

    Author : Frida Johansson; [2022-01-13]
    Keywords : Medical physics; Anatomical segmentation; Brain; MRI; 7 Tesla; Pincram; MAPER; Shape based averaging; Ultrahigh resolution;

    Abstract : Purpose: The purpose of this work was to find out how the existing brain atlases and segmentation algorithms perform when applied to ultrahigh-resolution MR brain images, acquired with a 7-Tesla scanner. Also to make adaptations to deal with the potential challenges and evaluate the quality of the anatomical segmentations of the 7- Tesla images. READ MORE

  3. 3. Measuring natural hemispheric asymmetry in the brain: quantifying the Yakovlevian torque phenomenon

    University essay from

    Author : Hannah Moeini; [2022-01-13]
    Keywords : Medical physics; cerebral asymmetry; yakovlevian torque; petalia occipital bending;

    Abstract : Background: Just by a cursory examination, the two hemispheres of the human brain may appear as mirror images of one another. Yet, the left and right sides exhibit profound differences in anatomy. One of the most obvious expressions of hemispheric asymmetry is the counterclockwise rotation of the brain known as “Yakovlevian torque”. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Impact of Financial Crises and Natural Disasters on the US Catastrophe Bond Market

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Martina Scaroni; Felicitas Gesa Lore Elisabeth Schulze-Steinen; [2022]
    Keywords : Catastrophe Bond; Atlantic Hurricanes; Natural Disasters; Financial Crisis; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Catastrophe (CAT) bonds bring the needs of (re)insurance companies and investors together: They insure against natural disasters by transferring risk to the capital market while at the same time promising high returns and a certain detachment from financial markets. Being an alternative investment class that has been on the rise only in recent years, academic research on CAT bonds is comparatively limited. READ MORE

  5. 5. Precisions- och tidsstudie av höjdmätare på stående skog

    University essay from SLU/School for Forest Management

    Author : Gustav Georgsson; Jesper Ottosson; [2022]
    Keywords : höjdmätare; skogsuppskattning; precision;

    Abstract : Skogsmästarstudenter på SLU har i sitt examensarbete studerat och jämfört precisionen samt tidsåtgången mellan tre olika höjdmätare. Ett träds höjd används vid flera olika sammanhang, exempelvis används trädets höjd som en komponent vid beräkning av trädets biomassa. READ MORE