Search for dissertations about: "Blekinge Tekniska Högskola."

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

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

    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

  2. 2. Knowledge and survival in the novels of Thomas Hardy

    Author : Jane Mattisson; Blekinge Tekniska Högskola; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Thomas Hardy; nineteenth-century fiction; history and literature -- nineteenth century; English language and literature; Literature; Litteraturvetenskap; HUMANITIES and RELIGION; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : This thesis identifies two different kinds of knowledge in Thomas Hardy's novels: the everyday, passed on from generation to generation, which is non-academic and closely bound to the local environment and its traditions; and the specialised, recorded in the printed word, which is the product of formal education and independent of the local community and its traditions. These two kinds of epistemological competence determine one's ability to adapt and survive in a changing society. READ MORE

  3. 3. BitTorrent Traffic Measurements and Models

    Author : David Erman; Blekinge Tekniska Högskola; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; NATURAL SCIENCES; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Peer-to-peer; traffic measurements; traffic modelling;

    Abstract : The Internet has experienced two major revolutions. The first was the emergence of the World Wide Web, which catapulted the Internet from being a scientific and academic network to becoming part of the societal infrastructure. The second revolution was the appearance of the Peer-to-Peer (P2P) applications, spear-headed by Napster. READ MORE

  4. 4. The use of the intelligent powered toothbrush in health technology

    Author : Johan Flyborg; Johan Sanmartin Berglund; Henrik Jansson; Blekinge Tekniska Högskola; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Applied health technology; Elderly; Oral health; Cognitive impairment; Tillämpad hälsoteknik; Applied Health Technology;

    Abstract : BackgroundApplied health technology is a research field that ties together several disciplines to improve and preserve the health and quality of life of individuals and society. Helping especially elderly to meet the above goals is an important and necessary task and assistive technology and collection of health data are part of this work. READ MORE

  5. 5. Towards Secure Collaborative AI Service Chains

    Author : Vida Ahmadi Mehri; Kurt Tutschku; Dragos Ilie; Simone Fischer-Hübner; Blekinge Tekniska Högskola; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY;

    Abstract : At present, Artificial Intelligence (AI) systems have been adopted in many different domains such as healthcare, robotics, automotive, telecommunication systems, security, and finance for integrating intelligence in their services and applications. The intelligent personal assistant such as Siri and Alexa are examples of AI systems making an impact on our daily lives. READ MORE