Essays about: "Technology and 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. A Swedish Presence ”A case study of Swedish companies in Japan”

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Produktionsekonomi

    Author : Sara Rahiminejad; Nicole Zaborowska; [2019]
    Keywords : Case Study; Contributions to the Multinational Organisation; Establishment; Japan; Market Presence; Swedish Subsidiaries i; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : As one of the largest economies in the world, Japan obtains great potential for foreign investors. Nonetheless, the Japanese market has been known to be difficult to penetrate for foreign companies. READ MORE

  3. 3. A Utility Approach: Strategy Analysis and Optimization

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Matematisk statistik

    Author : Magnús Ólafur Sigurdsson; [2019]
    Keywords : Utility optimization; Portfolio analysis; Dynamic programming; Bellman equation.; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Utility theory and Monte Carlo simulations are used to calculate optimal allocation for long term as well as, risk averse investors with a portfolio consisting of one risky asset and one risk-free bank account. The problems solved in this thesis are divided into two types, static and dynamic. READ MORE

  4. 4. Study on future storm surge around Suo-nada Sea

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Teknisk vattenresurslära

    Author : Ayano Sonoda; [2019]
    Keywords : storm surge; Suo-nada Sea; numerical simulation; FVCOM; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Japan lies on an area frequently hit by typhoons while city functions are clustered along the flat coastal areas, hence Japan has experienced lots of storm surge disasters up to the present. Coastal areas along the Suo-nada Sea also have the vulnerability against storm surge and in the past Typhoon 18 in 1999, Typhoon 16 and 18 in 2004 made remarkable damages in the areas. READ MORE

  5. 5. Improving the usability of secure information storing within blockchain applications

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ergonomi och aerosolteknologi

    Author : Natali Ljunggren; [2019]
    Keywords : Usability; User Experience; Blockchain Technology; Wallet Security; Decentralized Information Storing; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Today's blockchain applications have been inherently created by and for users who understand the blockchain technology. To improve mass adoption of blockchain solutions, the user experience must improve, and the attention must move to users not familiar with the underlying technology. READ MORE