Essays about: "behaviour studies"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 718 essays containing the words behaviour studies.

  1. 1. Earnings management research design - An evaluation of aggregate and specific accruals models

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för redovisning och finansiering

    Author : Carl-Hugo Alhanko; Cecilia Hällzon; [2019]
    Keywords : Earnings management; Model design; Accruals models; Opportunistic behaviour;

    Abstract : This study aims to evaluate whether accruals models are useful to detect earnings management in listed Swedish companies. We analyse the ability of aggregate and specific accruals models to detect manipulation, to provide unbiased estimates of discretionary behaviour and to identify known cases of accruals fraud. READ MORE

  2. 2. Numerical Investigation of Various Modelling Strategies for Throttling a Transonic Compressor Rig Diffuser

    University essay from KTH/Kraft- och värmeteknologi

    Author : Borzou Dargahi; [2019]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : The concern of this study is modeling of the flow field in the diffuser of a 1.5 stage compressor test rig in which the mass flow is constrained at the exit of the diffuser. Constraining method is is applied through, throttling by means of a slab at the exit of the diffuser, where the flow enters the exit volute. READ MORE

  3. 3. Faktorer som påverkar stereotypier hos häst

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Anatomy, Physiology and Biochemistry

    Author : Vendela Orosco Lindström; [2019]
    Keywords : stereotypies; crib-biting; equine; genetic; heritability; box-walking; behavior;

    Abstract : The horse is an herbivore herding animal, living in small family groups and spend most of the day searching for food. Modern horse-keeping can limit the possibilities for the horse to perform its natural behaviors, that can lead to a stereotypic behavior. READ MORE

  4. 4. Light for dairy cows : methods to measure light in dairy barns

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Animal Nutrition and Management

    Author : Sofia Lindkvist; [2019]
    Keywords : light intensity; vision; color; dairy cow; lux meter; spectrophotometer; ELF-method;

    Abstract : Cows presumably perceive light differently from humans, due to physiological dif-ferences and the eyes’ position. When designing light in dairy barns, a lux meter is the most commonly used instrument, and the design is often calculated without any daylight inlet. READ MORE

  5. 5. The effect of insect bite hypersensitivity on the movement activity and behaviour of the horse

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Clinical Sciences

    Author : Denise Marklund; [2019]
    Keywords : pruritus; itching; IceTag; accelerometer;

    Abstract : It is well known that IBH in horses causes itching which in turn can lead to open wounds. The suffering and pain related to an open wound is relatively obvious, but less is known about how itching affect the welfare in the horse. READ MORE