Essays about: "preference aggregation"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 6 essays containing the words preference aggregation.

  1. 1. DEMOCRACY AND REPRESENTATION FOR PUBLIC GOODS How democracies create conditions for provisions of public goods

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Viktor Eklöf Eriksson; [2019-08-29]
    Keywords : Public goods; democracy; preference aggregation; representation; climate change mitigation;

    Abstract : Purpose. The purpose of this thesis is to investigate if it is reasonable that democracies create conditions for provisions of public goods. Democracies are argued to create conditions for public goods provisions by aggregating citizens preferences through representation. READ MORE

  2. 2. Multi-Criteria GIS modelling for optimal alignment of roadway by-passes in the Tlokweng Planning Area, Botswana

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Milan Sekulic; [2019]
    Keywords : GIS; Multi-criteria analysis; DEFINITE; Sensitivity Analysis; Python; AHP; Least-cost path; Dijkstra’s algorithm; ArcPy; Geography; model; road alignment; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : To find the optimal by-pass road alignment in the Tlokweng Planning Area in Botswana, a multi-criteria spatial-based model is developed using the GIS-MCE approach. In respect to the environmental impact assessment (EIA) approach, in this research a set of criteria is classified under 3 themes – economic, environmental and social. READ MORE

  3. 3. On Social Choice in Social Networks

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Kommunikationssystem

    Author : Ema Becirovic; [2017]
    Keywords : Social Choice; Social Networks; Voting; Preference Aggregation; Empathy; Decision Making;

    Abstract : Kollektiva beslut blir en del av vardagen när grupper av människor står inför val. Vi anpassar ofta våra personliga övertygelser med hänsyn till våra vänner. Vi är naturligt beroende av lyckan hos dem som står oss nära. READ MORE

  4. 4. Lipid Bilayers on Planes and in Micropipettes - Two model systems to study binding of DivIVA to flat and negatively curved membranes

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Fysikalisk kemi; Lunds universitet/Fysiska institutionen

    Author : Elisabeth Baumann; [2016]
    Keywords : supported lipid bilayer; DivIVA; curvature; TIRF; FRAP; epifluorescence microscopy; micropipette; model system; Physics and Astronomy;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis work was to form and characterize model systems of cell membranes on planar supports and in micropipettes. Firstly, supported lipid bilayers (SLBs) were formed on glass slides after an existing experimental procedure. READ MORE

  5. 5. Aggregation of Group Prioritisations for Energy Rationing with an Additive Group Decision Model : A Case Study of the Swedish Emergency Preparedness Planning in case of Power Shortage

    University essay from Mittuniversitetet/Avdelningen för informations- och kommunikationssystem

    Author : Rebecca Petersen; [2016]
    Keywords : Energy rationing; decision analysis; preference aggregation rules; Monte-Carlo simulation; correlation analysis.;

    Abstract : The backbone of our industrialised society and economy is electricity. To avoid a catastrophic situation, a plan for how to act during a power shortage is crucial. Previous research shows that decision models provide support to decision makers providing efficient energy rationing during power shortages in the Netherlands, United States and Canada. READ MORE