Search for dissertations about: "common ground"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 156 swedish dissertations containing the words common ground.

  1. 1. Un-common Sociality Thinking Sociality with Levinas

    University dissertation from Huddinge : Södertörns högskola

    Author : Ramona Rat; Södertörns högskola.; Södertörns högskola.; [2016]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Levinas; sociality; community; un-common; Nancy; Blanchot; facing; inside-out; Kritisk kulturteori; Critical and Cultural Theory; Östersjö- och Östeuropaforskning; Baltic and East European studies;

    Abstract : The present investigation develops the notion of sociality based on Emmanuel Levinas’s thought, and proposes an understanding of sociality that resists becoming a common foundation: an un-common sociality which interrupts the reciprocal shared common, and thereby, paradoxically, makes it possible. By engaging in the larger debate on community, this work gives voice to Levinas on the question of community without a common ground, a topic and a debate where he has previously been underestimated. READ MORE

  2. 2. Capacity-controlled Ground Source Heat Pump Systems for Swedish single-family dwellings

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Hatef Madani; KTH.; [2012]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Heat Pump; Capacity control; ground; ground source; geothermal;

    Abstract : The overall objective of this thesis is to develop a structured method to approach the challenge of better understanding the techniques and potential for capacity control in Ground Source Heat Pump (GSHP) systems used in Swedish single-family dwellings. This thesis aims at development of a generic model of the system that can be used for comparative, descriptive, and predictive analysis of capacity controlled GSHP systems in single-family dwellings. READ MORE

  3. 3. Clefts in English and Swedish: A contrastive study of IT-clefts and WH-clefts in original texts and translations

    University dissertation from Department of English, Lund University

    Author : Mats Johansson; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2002]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Engelska språk och litteratur ; English language and literature; information structure; ground; focus; discourse topic; topic; theme; discourse; fronting; wh-clefts; it-clefts; pseudo-cleft constructions; cleft constructions; bidirectional translation corpus; translation; corpus linguistics; contrastive linguistics; Swedish; English; Scandinavian languages and literature; Nordiska språk språk och litteratur ; Linguistics; Lingvistik;

    Abstract : This study investigates the use of cleft constructions in English and Swedish on the basis of a bidirectional translation corpus consisting of original English and Swedish texts and their translations into the other language. This design minimizes the problems inherent in corpora of original texts alone, viz. READ MORE

  4. 4. Framing Social Interaction in Shared Virtual Environments: The Influence of Technical and Social Factors

    University dissertation from Chalmers University of Technology

    Author : Ann-Sofie Axelsson; Chalmers tekniska högskola.; Chalmers University of Technology.; [2004]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Industriell teknik och ekonomi; Industrial engineering and economy; virtual reality; communication media; social interaction; presence; intercultural communication; status differences; common ground; computer games;

    Abstract : Virtual Reality (VR) for multiple users is a new technology which is increasingly used for diverse purposes such as distributed collaborative work, visualization, and entertainment. Despite this, little is yet known about what kind of social interaction the technology generates. READ MORE

  5. 5. AssistancePlus 3D-mediated Advice-giving on Pharmaceutical Products

    University dissertation from Institutionen för datavetenskap

    Author : Martin Östlund; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2008]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; 3D; pharmaceutical advice-giving; remote instruction; 3D-mediated communication; video communication; co-browsing; web3D; common ground; TECHNOLOGY Information technology; TEKNIKVETENSKAP Informationsteknik;

    Abstract : In the use of medication and pharmaceutical products, non‐compliance is a major problem. One thing we can do something about is making sure consumers have the information they need. This thesis investigates how remote communication technology can be used to improve the availability for expressive advice‐giving services. READ MORE