Search for dissertations about: "Images of Desire."

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  1. 1. Improving interpretation by orthogonal variation : Multivariate analysis of spectroscopic data

    Author : Hans Stenlund; Johan Trygg; Tom Fearn; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; OPLS; PLS; Multivariate Analysis; Orthogonal variation; Chemometrics; hyperspectral images; FTIR; NIR; spectroscopy; Chemistry; Kemi;

    Abstract : The desire to use the tools and concepts of chemometrics when studying problems in the life sciences, especially biology and medicine, has prompted chemometricians to shift their focus away from their field‘s traditional emphasis on model predictivity and towards the more contemporary objective of optimizing information exchange via model interpretation. The complex data structures that are captured by modern advanced analytical instruments open up new possibilities for extracting information from complex data sets. READ MORE

  2. 2. Architectures of the Unbuilt Environment

    Author : Helen Runting; Hélène Frichot; Douglas Spencer; KTH; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; The Unbuilt Environment; Withdrawal Symptoms; Pastel Cells; Container Technologies; Instant Archives; A Facilitative Environment; The Fog; The Promise of a Lack; The State of Things; The Liquid Seam; In Aggregate; Ghosts in Shells; Images of Desire.; Architecture; Arkitektur;

    Abstract : This doctoral thesis offers a critical theorization of architecture’s shifting orientations towards the lives that it inevitably shapes and molds. The fourteen essays that comprise this thesis address a range of seemingly superficial transformations in architecture’s disciplinary landscape, which occur in Sweden in the second decade of the twenty-first century. READ MORE

  3. 3. Looking good : a study of gendered body ideals among young people

    Author : Carita Bengs; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; body ideals; young people; gender; consumer culture; ideal images; advertising; mass; Kroppskultur; Kroppsuppfattning; Ungdomar;

    Abstract : The main objective of this thesis is to study how social and cultural norms regarding body and appearance are perceived and interpreted by young people. This is done by studying both how these perceptions affect young people and how the body is controlled and altered through practices such as dieting, exercise, plastic surgery and the use of steroids. READ MORE

  4. 4. Sonar for environmental monitoring of marine renewable energy technologies

    Author : Francisco Francisco; Jan Sundberg; Mats Leijon; Emilia Lalander; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : Engineering Science with specialization in Science of Electricity; Teknisk fysik med inriktning mot elektricitetslära;

    Abstract : Human exploration of the hydrosphere is ever increasing as conventional industries grow and new industries emerge. A new emerging and fast-growing industry is the marine renewable energy. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Sensational Body : A Spectatorial Exploration of the Experience of Bodies on Stage in Circus, Burlesque and Freak Show

    Author : Jonas Eklund; Meike Wagner; Camilla Damkjær; Helen Stoddart; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; circus; new circus; contemporary circus; burlesque; neo-burlesque; boylesque; freak show; sideshow; bodies; phenomenology; spectatorship; popular culture; performance analysis; autoethnography; experience; body mind; teatervetenskap; Theatre Studies;

    Abstract : At the end of the 20th century, the three genres circus, burlesque, and freak show were revived after a long period of decline. Seemingly something in the genres still has a strong appeal to the spectators. READ MORE