Search for dissertations about: "social technology"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 2051 swedish dissertations containing the words social technology.

  1. 1. Shared Virtual Environments: Technology, Social Interaction, and Adaptation over Time

    University dissertation from Chalmers University of Technology

    Author : Maria Spante; Chalmers tekniska högskola.; Chalmers University of Technology.; [2004]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Informatik; Informatics; Shared virtual environments; virtual reality technology; social interaction; adaptation; collaboration; time; Teknik och social förändring; Technology and social change; time.;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates social interaction and adaptation over time in shared virtual environments. Shared virtual environments (SVEs) are computer generated 3D graphical spaces where geographically distributed people can meet and interact with each other in a graphical space. READ MORE

  2. 2. A sustainable home? Reconceptualizing home in a low-impact society

    University dissertation from Chalmers University of Technology

    Author : Pernilla Hagbert; Chalmers tekniska högskola.; Chalmers University of Technology.; [2016]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; home; housing; sustainability; transition; low-impact; social practices;

    Abstract : This thesis addresses the environmental and socio-economic impact of modern ways of living, focusing on home-related concepts and practices for transitions to a less environmentally harmful and more socially just society. Exploring diverse conceptualizations of a sustainable home, the aim is to broaden discourses on less resource-intensive ways of living and residing. READ MORE

  3. 3. On national technology policy in global energy transitions: The case of Swedish marine energy

    University dissertation from Chalmers University of Technology

    Author : Johnn Andersson; Chalmers tekniska högskola.; Chalmers University of Technology.; [2017]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; sustainability transitions; innovation policy; marine energy technology; technology policy; energy transitions; technological innovation systems; tidal kite technology;

    Abstract : Mitigating climate change and achieving sustainable development requires a rapid global transition to a low-carbon energy system. Policymakers therefore promote new renewable energy technologies, while also aiming to create localized environmental and socioeconomic benefits. READ MORE

  4. 4. Strategizing in construction: Exploring practices and paradoxes

    University dissertation from Chalmers University of Technology

    Author : Martin Löwstedt; Chalmers tekniska högskola.; Chalmers University of Technology.; [2015]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; construction industry; organizational change; practice; social identity; strategy; strategizing; strategy-as-practice SAP ;

    Abstract : The starting point of this thesis was an identified lack of strategy-related research within the construction industry as well as a lack of comprehensive strategy management at the organizational level in construction. A growing number of researchers have highlighted the importance of strategy research in construction in regards to increase understanding of long-term development and change on the organizational levels of construction companies. READ MORE

  5. 5. Connected Practice: The Dynamics of Social Interaction in Shared Virtual Environment

    University dissertation from Chalmers University of Technology

    Author : Maria Spante; Chalmers tekniska högskola.; Chalmers University of Technology.; [2009]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Informatik; Informatics; Shared virtual environments; virtual reality technology; social interaction; practice; dynamics; time; connected practice.; Övrig samhällsvetenskap; Other social sciences; Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap; Media and communication studies; Övrig informationsteknik; Other information technology; Kommunikation mellan människor; Human communication; Teknik och social förändring; Technology and social change;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates the phenomenon of social interaction in shared virtual environments (SVEs), supported by virtual reality (VR) systems over time. SVEs are computer generated 3D graphical spaces where geographically distributed people can meet and interact with each other in a graphical space. READ MORE