Essays about: "Social engineering"

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  1. 1. The impact of social influence on pre-evacuation behavior - An eye tracking analysis on information gathering during pre-evacuation behavior, comparing normative and informational social influence

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Brandteknik

    Author : Rebecca Rostedt; Sofie Andersson; [2019]
    Keywords : Social influence; informational social influence; normative social influence; pre-evacuation; evacuation; eye-tracking; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : This study explores social influence within the pre-evacuation phase, which includes a literature review followed by experiments. The study is based on experiments by Latané and Darley (1968) but altered, here using eye tracking to examine if people who are alone use their gaze in the same way as people in a group, when collecting information in the pre-evacuation phase. READ MORE

  2. 2. Climate Smart Risk Reduction in Urban Areas: A Review of factors for integrating Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change Adaptation within the context of urban Resilience

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Riskhantering och Samhällssäkerhet

    Author : Fariba Toufani; [2019]
    Keywords : Disaster Risk Reduction; Climate Change Adaptation; Integration; Urban Resilience; 100 Resilient Cities; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : In recent years, the drawbacks of parallel systems in Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) and Climate Change Adaptation (CCA) have been acknowledged in professional and academic communities, where the need for integration of the two fields in connection to development has been stressed. In this regard, the concept of resilience as an antithesis of risks has also been considered. READ MORE

  3. 3. From Recognition to Adaptation: How does Forecasting relate to International Aid Funding in Food Security?

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Riskhantering och Samhällssäkerhet

    Author : Matthias Grawehr; Þórarinn Gunnarsson; [2019]
    Keywords : Forecasting; Food Insecurity; Famine; Funding; FEWS NET; Disaster Risk Reduction; Early Warning System; Complexity; Recognition; Adaptation; Technology and Engineering; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The importance of early adaptation to reduce the impact of recognized risks has been underlined in recent years as featured aspect of the Sustainable Development Goals and the Sendai Framework for Action. The aim of this study is to analyze the relationship between forecasted food insecurity levels and allocated funding directed at food security. READ MORE

  4. 4. Traffic Model for Cellular Network Analysis

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för elektro- och informationsteknik

    Author : Mohanad Amer; Shishira Puttaswamy; [2019]
    Keywords : Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : The development of new wireless cellular network technologies is always in progress. As 3G has been considered the foundation of mobile broadband, the latest generation of cellular mobile communications, that is, 5G New Radio, is expected to realize the networked society, where everyone and everything are seamlessly connected everywhere and every time. READ MORE

  5. 5. Risk acceptance in flood affected areas in Nyando, Kenya

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Riskhantering (CI)

    Author : Viktor Asking; Jonas Nilsson; [2019]
    Keywords : Risk acceptance; natural hazard; flood; drought; human values; risk perception; risk reduction; Nyando wetlands; Kisumu County; Kenya; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : The area of Nyando wetlands experience floods almost every year due to heavy rainfall in the surrounding highlands. This area is populated, and this thesis aims to understand how the risk acceptance is developed. READ MORE