Search for dissertations about: "Blekinge Institute of Technology"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 430 swedish dissertations containing the words Blekinge Institute of Technology.

  1. 1. Angels in Unstable Sociomaterial Relations : Stories of Information Technology

    Author : Pirjo Elovaara; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Information Technology IT ; Actor-Network Theory ANT ; Actor-Network Theory and After ANTa ; Feminist technology; Technoscience studies;

    Abstract : I have explored spaces, where negotiations of border transgressions take place and where issues of technology and politics mingle. We meet a diversity of actors in the world of information technology (IT): political texts, people and technology participating in numerous sociomaterial relations. READ MORE

  2. 2. On the Fracture of Thin Laminates

    Author : Sharon Kao-Walter; Blekinge Institute of Technology; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Laminate; interface; crack; adhesion; crack tip driving force;

    Abstract : This thesis concerns mechanical and fracture properties of a thin aluminium foil and polymer laminate that is widely used as packaging material. The possibility of controlling the path of the growing crack propagation by adjustment of the adhesion level and the property of the polymer layer is investigated. READ MORE

  3. 3. Power Games : Rules and Roles in Second Life

    Author : Maria Bäcke; Blekinge Tekniska högskola; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; performance; role-play; Second Life; online worlds; virtual worlds; virtual; digital space; rules; hierarchies; subversion; power; negotiation; make-believe; Media and Communication Studies;

    Abstract : This study investigates how the members of four different role-playing communities on the online platform Second Life perform social as well as dramatic roles within their community. The trajectories of power influencing these roles are my main focus. READ MORE

  4. 4. Information on recreation and tourism in spatial planning in the Swedish mountains : methods and need for knowledge

    Author : Tuomas Vuorio; Mittuniversitetet; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Spatial Planning; Outdoor Recreation; Nature Tourism; Visitor Monitoring; Human geography; economic geography;

    Abstract : The Swedish mountain region makes up about one third of the country but includes less than 2 per cent of the population. It stretches for over 1000 km and includes 90 per cent of the total nature conservation area in Sweden. READ MORE

  5. 5. Network-Based Monitoring of Quality of Experience

    Author : Junaid Junaid; Markus Fiedler; Patrik Arlos; Astrid Undheim; Blekinge Tekniska Högskola; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Quality of Experience; Network Performance; Network measurements;

    Abstract : The recent years have observed a tremendous shift from the technology-centric assessment to the user-centric assessment of network services. Consequently, measurement and modelling of Quality of Experience (QoE) attracted many contributions from researchers and practitioners. Generally, QoE is assessed via active and passive measurements. READ MORE