Essays about: "demographic parameters"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 12 essays containing the words demographic parameters.

  1. 1. Visualizing Probabilistic Demographic Predictions in Swedish Municipalities : A Multidimensional Broad Intermediate-term Case Study

    University essay from KTH/Medieteknik och interaktionsdesign, MID

    Author : Kevin Whittaker; [2017]
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    Abstract : Understanding the demographics of a municipality and how it changes over time is crucial to the municipal development. This master’s thesis aims to evaluate how interactive Information Visualization can aid civil servants in their work with demographic predictions. READ MORE

  2. 2. Re-Imagining the Million Programme : Strategies to Increase Flexibility in Existing Multi-Family Housing

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Arkitekthögskolan vid Umeå universitet

    Author : Kartikeya Chhaya; [2017]
    Keywords : Participatory Design; Flexible Housing; Million Programme;

    Abstract : Housing has always been an urgent question in modern times: how to provide for increasing demand and quickly changing patterns of living. One of the main issues with it is that the very people who will buy, rent and use housing have mostly have little or no say in the design— or how they would like the house to change over time. READ MORE

  3. 3. Breeding dynamics of a Golden Eagle (Aquila chrysaetos) population in the boreal forest of Sweden

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Wildlife, Fish and Environmental Studies

    Author : Eirini - Lamprini Daouti; [2017]
    Keywords : Golden eagle; population ecology; breeding; survival; Aquila chrysaetos;

    Abstract : Successful conservation and management of Golden Eagle (Aquila chrysaetos) requires an in-depth understanding of its’ demographic parameters. The species in Sweden is listed as Near Threatened and threats include increasing demands for renewable energy, collisions with railways, illegal persecution, and lead poisoning. READ MORE

  4. 4. Small Cohort Population Forecasting via Bayesian Learning

    University essay from KTH/Matematisk statistik

    Author : Simon Vallin; [2017]
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    Abstract : A set of distributional assumptions regarding the demographic processes of birth, death, emigration and immigration have been assembled to form a probabilistic model framework of population dynamics. This framework was summarized as a Bayesian network and Bayesian inference techniques are exploited to infer the posterior distributions of the model parameters from observed data. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Effect of Intergenerational Social Mobility on Tolerance to Corruption. An Analysis for OECD Countries.

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Viktoriya Chuikina; [2014-11-21]
    Keywords : tolerance to corruption; corruption; intergenerational social mobility; equal pportunities; inequality;

    Abstract : This study aims to provide the answer to the question if intergenerational socialmobility has an effect on tolerance to corruption. By merging together two fields ofliterature in social science – corruption and equality of opportunities offered in a societyand performing statistical analysis this paper provides some evidences that societalmobility and tolerance to corruption are correlated. READ MORE