Essays about: "trade-offs"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 263 essays containing the word trade-offs.

  1. 1. Confounder Parsing for Text Matching

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för data- och informationsteknik

    Author : Jannes Reichl; Johan Rönkkö; [2021-07-06]
    Keywords : Text matching; confounder parsing; causal inference; covariate balance; International Monetary Fund; policy evaluation;

    Abstract : In observational studies for policy evaluation, matching is used in service of causalinference to simulate randomization and thus reduce selection bias that might occurwhen treatment assignment differs systematically. This is done by balancing thedistribution of confounding covariates measured before treatments. READ MORE

  2. 2. CHOOSING POLICY OVER VALENCE - A conjoint experiment on vote choice

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Josefine Magnusson; [2021-02-12]
    Keywords : vote choice; trade-offs; valence politics; spatial politics; conjoint experiment;

    Abstract : In a representative democracy elections constitute the main channel for individuals to express their will. In each election voters are typically asked to make a single choice on the basis of multiple political preferences. The nature of this process entails that some voters need to choose between preferences. READ MORE

  3. 3. Semantic segmentation of off-road scenery on embedded hardware using transfer learning

    University essay from KTH/Mekatronik

    Author : Filip Elander; [2021]
    Keywords : Semantic Segmentation; forestry navigation; Deep Neural Network; autonomous navigation; residual neural network; Convolutional neural network; Semantisk Segmentering; Autonom Terrängnavigering; Residuala Nätverk; Konvolutionellt Neuralt Nätverk; Autonom navigering;

    Abstract : Real-time semantic scene understanding is a challenging computer vision task for autonomous vehicles. A limited amount of research has been done regarding forestry and off-road scene understanding, as the industry focuses on urban and on-road applications. READ MORE

  4. 4. Cradle-to-Gate LCA of Water Treatment Alternatives : A case study performed for Norrvatten’s future waterwork expansion

    University essay from KTH/Hållbar utveckling, miljövetenskap och teknik

    Author : Siddharth Selvarajan; [2021]
    Keywords : Life cycle assessment; Water purification method; Potable water production; Microbiological barrier; Activated carbon; Sludge separation; Livscykelbedömning; Vattenreningsmetod; Produktion av dricksvatten; Mikrobiologisk barriär; Aktivt kol; Slamavskiljnin;

    Abstract : Norrvatten is a municipal association which owns a water treatment plant capable of supplying good quality drinking water to the consumers in the associated neighbouring municipalities. After preliminary investigations for the future year of 2050, there were estimates which suggest a potential water quality degradation in the lake which supplies the raw water for treatment due to uncertain future climatic conditions and other forms of pollutions from the surrounding. READ MORE

  5. 5. Managing Profit and Growth

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Innovationsteknik

    Author : Gustav Geier; [2021]
    Keywords : Software as a Service SaaS ; profit-maximization; revenue growth; trade-offs; SaaS metrics; technology; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Few business models are as hyped right now as the Software as a Service (SaaS) model. But how sustainable is it? In the last decade, SaaS has reshaped the software industry and has become a leading delivery model of B2B enterprise software. READ MORE