Essays about: "seasonality"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 77 essays containing the word seasonality.

  1. 1. Employment effects of an increase in sugar tax

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Viktoria Carshaw; [2019-02-15]
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    Abstract : This paper examined the changes in employment in industries with close ties to sugary products sales following an increase in sugar tax in Norway in January 2018. Using the data from Statistics Norway and having removed seasonality, interrupted time series analysis was conducted. READ MORE

  2. 2. Seasonal community dynamics of macroinvertebrates in an Arctic stream

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Institutionen för ekologi, miljö och geovetenskap

    Author : Ellinor Jakobsson; [2019]
    Keywords : Macroinvertebrates; Arctic; seasonality; community composition; Abisko;

    Abstract : Arctic ecosystems are amongst the most vulnerable on Earth to ongoing climate change. While the responses to these changes are well studied on land, less is known about how aquatic communities may respond to a warmer arctic. READ MORE

  3. 3. Temporal Convolutional Networks for Forecasting Patient Volumes in Digital Healthcare

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

    Author : Jonathan Berglind; [2019]
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    Abstract : Patient volume forecasting is an important tool for staffing clinicians to meet patient demands. In traditional care, the problem has been studied by multiple authors with inconclusive results. READ MORE

  4. 4. Time Series Forecasting of House Prices: An evaluation of a Support Vector Machine and a Recurrent Neural Network with LSTM cells

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statistiska institutionen; Uppsala universitet/Statistiska institutionen

    Author : Jako Rostami; Fredrik Hansson; [2019]
    Keywords : machine learning; cross-validation; seasonality; sliding window; sequential model; supervised learning;

    Abstract : In this thesis, we examine the performance of different forecasting methods. We use dataof monthly house prices from the larger Stockholm area and the municipality of Uppsalabetween 2005 and early 2019 as the time series to be forecast. READ MORE

  5. 5. Vegetation phenology derived using the plant phenology index and the normalized difference vegetation index for the Balkan peninsula, south-eastern Europe

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Aleksandra Ivanova; [2019]
    Keywords : physical geography; ecosystem analysis; phenology; vegetation; climate change; remote sensing; plant phenology index; PPI; timesat; Balkan peninsula; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : This study analyses the performance of the satellite derived Plant Phenology Index (PPI) against the Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (NDVI) for estimating start of season (SOS) and end of season (EOS) of vegetation growth in part of the Balkan Peninsula, Southeastern Europe (2000 – 2016). Results revealed that PPI and NDVI differ considerably; SOS and EOS may diverge by more than one month between the two indices. READ MORE