Essays about: "importance sampling"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 163 essays containing the words importance sampling.

  1. 1. Acid sulphate soils and its influence on metal concentrations in adjacent water bodies. - A case study from Halland, SW Sweden

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Amanda Lindgren; [2021-03-10]
    Keywords : acid sulphate soils; metal distribution; surface water; climate; physicochemistry;

    Abstract : Acid sulphate soils have been referred to as being among the most harmful soils in the worlddue to their ability to severely decrease the pH of the water, consequently enabling an increasedmetal load to recipient water streams, lakes, groundwater reservoirs and estuaries. The presenceof acid sulphate soils has triggered several fish kill episodes in northern Scandinavia and thesoils are today threatening many of the national environmental goals of Sweden. READ MORE

  2. 2. Deep Learning with Importance Sampling for Brain Tumor MR Segmentation

    University essay from KTH/Optimeringslära och systemteori

    Author : Hanna Westermark; [2021]
    Keywords : Deep learning; importance sampling; segmentation; convolutional neural networks; MRI; brain tumour; Djupinlärning; importance sampling; segmentering; faltningsnätverk; MRI; hjärntumör;

    Abstract : Segmentation of magnetic resonance images is an important part of planning radiotherapy treat-ments for patients with brain tumours but due to the number of images contained within a scan and the level of detail required, manual segmentation is a time consuming task. Convolutional neural networks have been proposed as tools for automated segmentation and shown promising results. READ MORE

  3. 3. Geochemical tracing of Arsenic sources in groundwater at the remediated Storliden mine, Skellefte district

    University essay from Luleå tekniska universitet/Institutionen för samhällsbyggnad och naturresurser

    Author : Matilda Edvardsson; [2021]
    Keywords : Arsenic; groundwater; Sulfide oxidation; Arsenopyrite; Storliden; remediation; Arsenik; grundvatten; sulfidoxidation; Arsenikkis; Storliden; efterbehandling;

    Abstract : The Swedish mining industry has changed from the historical situation with several smaller mines to the present situation with a few, bigger mines. This results in presence of abandoned mines around Sweden. Remediation of mines is regulated by legislation and the present demands are considerably higher than it was some decades ago. READ MORE

  4. 4. Managing Strategic Entrepreneurship in SMEs : Top Managers Engaging in Advantage-Seeking and Opportunity-Seeking

    University essay from Jönköping University/IHH, Företagsekonomi; Jönköping University/IHH, Företagsekonomi

    Author : Jacqueline Scharunge; Anna-Catherina Franziska Puth; [2020]
    Keywords : Strategic Entrepreneurship; Top Manager; SME; Performance-seeking; Opportunity-seeking; Entrepreneurial Orientation;

    Abstract : Background: Small and medium-sized companies (SMEs) are major contributors to wealth,economy as well as society. In today’s uncertain times, the challenge for SMEs’ top managerslies in choosing the right strategic approach to generate a competitive advantage and wealth. READ MORE

  5. 5. Preventive adaptation strategies within disaster management – how humanitarian actors address climate-related challenges

    University essay from Jönköping University/IHH, Centre of Logistics and Supply Chain Management (CeLS); Jönköping University/IHH, Centre of Logistics and Supply Chain Management (CeLS)

    Author : Angela Antoni; Kerstin Niggl; [2020]
    Keywords : humanitarian; disaster management; climate change; challenges; adaptation;

    Abstract : Background: Climate change is a significant factor shaping the planet and changing the pattern of disasters which leads to direct and indirect consequences. The result is a huge amount of affected people who rely on humanitarian aid. The satisfaction of this need is the responsibility of disaster management. READ MORE