Essays about: "weighting"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 173 essays containing the word weighting.

  1. 1. The performance of inverse probability of treatment weighting and propensity score matching for estimating marginal hazard ratios

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statistiska institutionen

    Author : Jonatan Nåtman; [2019]
    Keywords : Monte Carlo simulations; propensity score; survival analysis; Cox model; censoring rate; sample size;

    Abstract : Propensity score methods are increasingly being used to reduce the effect of measured confounders in observational research. In medicine, censored time-to-event data is common. READ MORE

  2. 2. Faktorer som påverkar slaktmognad hos betesuppfödda höstlamm

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Animal Environment and Health

    Author : Sarah Henry Bergman; [2019]
    Keywords : betesgrödor; gotlandsfår; slaktvikt; tillskottsutfodring; vinterlamm;

    Abstract : Gotlandsfåren som har en aktiv avelspopulation om 18 000 tackor är Sveriges van-ligaste fårras. Med en stark säsongsbunden brunst på hösten föds lammen under våren och slaktas traditionellt sätt på hösten efter betessäsongen. READ MORE

  3. 3. Weight Estimation and Evaluation of User Suggestions in Mobile Browsing

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Institutionen för datavetenskap

    Author : Oscar Johansson; [2019]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : This study investigates the suggestion system of a mobile browser. The goal of a suggestion system is to assist the user by presenting relevant suggestions in an ordered list. By weighting the different types of suggestions presented to the user, such as history, bookmarks etc. READ MORE

  4. 4. Political bias in hiring : people consider political opponents as less hireable than others without weighting criteria to justify why

    University essay from Högskolan Kristianstad/Fakulteten för lärarutbildning

    Author : Karin Wiberg; [2019]
    Keywords : Social categories; values; political bias; hiring criteria; elasticity hypothesis; dissonance reduction;

    Abstract : Previous studies have shown that characteristics like gender and ethnicity can affect the possibility to be hired. Decisions in hiring may also be justified by weighting the importance of hiring criteria and can thus seem unbiased. READ MORE

  5. 5. Decision Support in Shared Decision-Making for Patient-Centered Care

    University essay from Högskolan i Gävle/Avdelningen för datavetenskap och samhällsbyggnad

    Author : Anton Lagerqvist; [2019]
    Keywords : patient-centered care; healthcare; shared-decision making; decision analysis;

    Abstract : Healthcare decisions should be evidence-based and patient-centered. Patient-centered care is about providing quality care with the patient as the focus. The provider has to incorporate the patient’s values, preferences, and objectives into the clinical decision. Traditionally, clinical decisions were made by the provider alone. READ MORE