Essays about: "The Crowd"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 214 essays containing the words The Crowd.

  1. 1. THE USE OF ELEVATORS FOR EVACUATION IN RESIDENTIAL BUILDINGS

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Brandteknik

    Author : Jiajia Li; [2022]
    Keywords : Elevators; residential buildings; Evacuation; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : This study focuses on the human factors associated with elevator use during evacuation in residential buildings. An online survey is conducted to explore seven factors that may influence people’s choice of elevators in China and the United Kingdom, including floor height, waiting time for elevators, crowd density in front of elevators, mobility limitations, instructions, fire location concerning people’s current location, and information about reliability of elevators during evacuation. READ MORE

  2. 2. Global Crowdsourcing for Climate Change: Citizen engagement in environmental monitoring : An exploratory case study of breaking a world record with drones

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Institutionen för Urbana Studier (US)

    Author : Yambot Aguilera Bezrokov; Jennifer Bouman; [2022]
    Keywords : Crowdsourcing; drones; environmental data collection; citizen participation and engagement; Self-Determination Theory; Social Exchange Theory; Social Identity Theory; I-P-O model;

    Abstract : The rise of crowdsourcing practices has revolutionized the way in which organizational tasks can be performed. One application of crowdsourcing that has been receiving growing attention over the past decade is using the crowd to collect environmental data that is needed to monitor, manage and predict environmental events. READ MORE

  3. 3. Advanced Hardened Registration Process for Mobile Crowd Sensing

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för elektroteknik och datavetenskap (EECS)

    Author : Ronghua Li; [2022]
    Keywords : Mobile Crowd Sensing; Sybil detection; Android; Native coding; Bluetooth Low Energy; Mobil Crowd Sensing; Sybil detektering; Android; Native kodning; Bluetooth Low Energy;

    Abstract : Mobile Crowd Sensing (MCS) or Participatory Sensing (PS) are two emerging systems as smart mobile devices become ubiquitous. One of the advantages of such a sensing system is that almost anyone with a mobile device can become a moving "sensor". READ MORE

  4. 4. Unreal Investments : How cheap credit is used when rates are already low, and opportunities for financial investments are present.

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Joel Myles; [2022]
    Keywords : Unreal Investments; Real Investments; Financial Investments; Buybacks; Buy-Backs; Central Bank Purchasing Program; Corporate Bonds; Cheap Credit; Covid Recession; Covid19 Recession; Secular Stagnation;

    Abstract : This study explores the possibility that cheep credit, provided to firms when profit opportunities on real investments are low, and when opportunities of financial investments are present, will loose some of it’s stimulus effect due to a crowding out effect of financial investments on real investments. Analyzing the changes in debt, and it’s channels of use during the recession of the covid19 pandemic, between firms with a history of stock buybacks, and firms without such a history, the study finds a significantly higher increase in debt for firms with a history of doing stock buybacks. READ MORE

  5. 5. Mescape - A probabilistic mesoscopic model for fire evacuation in large gatherings

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Brandteknik

    Author : Lorenzo Contini; [2022]
    Keywords : Human behaviour; crowd evacuation; mesoscopic modelling; hydraulic model; large gatherings; fire safety; performance-based design; quantitative risk assessment; consequence analysis; uncertainty analysis; probabilistic modelling; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : This study presents a mesoscopic model that predicts pedestrian evacuation in large gatherings with probabilistic methods. The model is based on a coarse network representation of buildings, where occupants are treated at a different scale according to their location. READ MORE