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Università della Svizzera italiana

When and how java developers give up static type safety

Mastrangelo, Luis ; Hauswirth, Matthias (Dir.) ; Nystrom, Nathaniel (Dir.)

Thèse de doctorat : Università della Svizzera italiana, 2019 ; 2019INFO008.

The main goal of a static type system is to prevent certain kinds of errors from happening at run time. A type system is formulated as a set of constraints that gives any expression or term in a program a well-defined type. Besides detecting these kinds of errors, a static type system can be an invaluable maintenance tool, can be useful for documentation purposes, and can aid in generating ...

Université de Neuchâtel

Evolution of the "Castanea sativa" - "Dryocosmus kuriphilus" - "Torymus sinensis" - system in southern Switzerland

Gehring, Eric ; Aebi, Alexandre (Dir.) ; Conedera, Marco (Codir.)

Thèse de doctorat : Université de Neuchâtel, 2019.

The arrival of new organisms that may potentially become harmful for people and ecosystems has become a world-wide daily concern to the point that in Switzerland about 800 established alien species exist, of which at least 107 are considered invasive. A possible way to control such pests is by importing and releasing natural enemies from their countries of origin, letting them to act as so-called...

Université de Neuchâtel

La forme des interrogatives dans le Corpus suisse de SMS en français : étude multidimensionnelle

Guryev, Alexander ; Béguelin, Marie-José (Dir.) ; Lefeuvre, Florence (Codir.) ; Coveney, Aidan (Codir.) ; Le Goffic, Pierre (Codir.) ; Stark, Elisabeth (Codir.)

Thèse de doctorat : Université de Neuchâtel, 2017.

This thesis is part of the project FNS Sinergia 136230 "SMS communication in Switzerland: Facets of Linguistic Variation in a Multilingual Country". The aim of the thesis is to provide analysis of the variety of French interrogative structures in the Swiss SMS Corpus. It also attempts to show how the data originating from spontaneous electronic interaction (instant messaging, texting, WhatsApp,...

Université de Neuchâtel

Towards the democratization of ontological modeling through a new pervasive means of representation

Baset, Selena ; Stoffel, Kilian (Dir.)

Thèse de doctorat : Université de Neuchâtel, 2019 ; 2787.

Despite their proven utility in various areas of knowledge engineering, ontologies are falling short of reaching an equal position as formal domain models in the landscape of enterprise software development. With the ultimate goal of making ontologies more accessible to a wider audience of software development stakeholders, this thesis investigates the reasons that are still standing between...

Université de Fribourg

Fremdsprachenunterricht (ent-)dramatisieren : Eine empirische Untersuchung zur Effizienz des dramapädagogischen Ansatzes im schulischen DaF-Unterricht mit speziellem Fokus auf Grammatik

Dragovic, Georgina ; Studer, Thomas (Dir.)

Thèse de doctorat : Université de Fribourg, 2019.

(De)dramatizing Foreign Language Teaching - An Empirical Study on the Efficiency of Drama-Based Pedagogy in German as a Foreign Language (GFL) Teaching in Regular Schools with a Special Focus on Grammar. Many field reports and studies point to the positive effects of drama-based foreign language lessons (cf. EVEN 2003; TSELIKAS 1999; SCHEWE 1993; etc.). Yet, to date, little research has explored...

Université de Fribourg

Fit for Job!? : Determinanten des Ausbildungserfolgs in der dualen Berufslehre am Beispiel des Berufs Kaufmann/-frau

Schafer, Yves ; Baeriswyl, Franz (Dir.)

Thèse de doctorat : Université de Fribourg, 2018.

Studien belegen die Wichtigkeit des Ausbildungserfolgs für die unmittelbare berufliche Anschlusslösung und für die weitere berufliche Laufbahn. Allerdings gibt es wenig Forschungsarbeiten, die sich mit dem Ausbildungserfolg in der dualen Berufslehre beschäftigen. Deshalb ist unklar, welche Faktoren den Ausbildungserfolg in der dualen Berufslehre beeinflussen und ob sich diese in den beiden...

Università della Svizzera italiana

Bank risk appetite in a world of CoCos

Aquila, Cecilia ; Barone Adesi, Giovanni (Dir.)

Thèse de doctorat : Università della Svizzera italiana, 2018 ; 2018ECO015.

We investigate the shape of risk appetite when the bank is financed also with contingent convertible bonds (CoCos). Our contribution to the existent literature is to assess risk appetite in a multi-dimensional perspective and to account for differences among banks' clusters, especially in a world with CoCos and policy rates approaching zero or negative figures. In our model, the bank objective...

Université de Fribourg

Médias d'actualité, journalistes et publics sur Twitter : vers un renouvellement des relations ?

Van Hove, Florence ; Bourgeois, Dominique (Dir.)

Thèse de doctorat : Université de Fribourg, 2019.

Cette thèse porte sur la question du renouvellement des relations entre les acteurs médiatiques et les publics, dans le contexte de transformation numérique du journalisme et de l’arrivée des médias sociaux. Les changements organisationnels et structurels dans les médias, notamment dans la production et la diffusion des contenus informationnels, qui ont lieu en parallèle avec les...