Search for dissertations about: "Domestic Environments"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 38 swedish dissertations containing the words Domestic Environments.

  1. 1. Arrangement Design Studies : the introduction of the digital wall in domestic environments

    Author : Morteza Abdipour; Erik Stolterman; Mikael Wiberg; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Digital Walls; Large Displays; Ambient Display Environments; Arrangement; Domestic Environments; Design Research; Research Through Design; Design Studies; Design Research Lab; Constructive Design Research; Participatory Design; User-centered Design; industrial design; industridesign;

    Abstract : This research focuses on the emergence of 'digital walls' that can project images onto almost all or even the entirety of interior (and perhaps exterior) walls, and what implications this might have for how we arrange our rooms. It demonstrates the arrangement, i.e. READ MORE

  2. 2. Un-learning to labour? Activating the unemployed in a former industrial community

    Author : Jon Sunnerfjell; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : Arbetslöshet; Teknologisk arbetslöshet; Globalisering; Försörjningsstöd; Ekonomisk politik; Ekonomisk utveckling; Sociala klasser; Arbetsmarknadspolitik; Aktivitetsstöd; Unemployment; Economic policy; Manpower policy; Labor policy; Globalization; Social classes; Economic development; Economic assistance; Domestic; Technological unemployment; Sverige;

    Abstract : In the aftermath of automation and globalisation of production, the Western welfare states have come to leave industrial society behind in favour of an increasingly competitive and service-oriented economy. Nevertheless, there are many environments whose inhabitants still identify with the culture that developed in typical industrial communities. READ MORE

  3. 3. Shades of Use : The Dynamics of Interaction Design for Sociable Use

    Author : Mattias Arvola; Kjell Ohlsson; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; interaction design; customer meetings; design studios; domestic environments; Cognitive science; Kognitionsvetenskap;

    Abstract : Computers are used in sociable situations, for example during customer meetings. This is seldom recognized in design, which means that computers often become a hindrance in the meeting. READ MORE

  4. 4. Exploiting structure in man-made environments

    Author : Alper Aydemir; Patric Jensfelt; Tom Duckett; KTH; []

    Abstract : Robots are envisioned to take on jobs that are dirty, dangerous and dull, the three D's of robotics. With this mission, robotic technology today is ubiquitous on the factory floor. However, the same level of success has not occurred when it comes to robots that operate in everyday living spaces, such as homes and offices. READ MORE

  5. 5. Tactical planning in engineer-to-order environments

    Author : Hafez Shurrab; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Sales and operations planning; Operations planning and control; Tactical planning; Operations management; Cross-functional integration; Complexity; Case study; Engineer-to-order;

    Abstract : Tactical planning is implemented to balance customer demand and supply capacity within a medium-term and to avoid under- and overcapacity. In engineer-to-order (ETO) environments, under- and overcapacity lead firms to incur substantial costs that can easily wipe out profit margins. READ MORE