Search for dissertations about: "Lights"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 44 swedish dissertations containing the word Lights.

  1. 1. Beyond Bright City Lights : The Migration Patterns of Gay Men and Lesbians

    Author : Thomas Wimark; Gunnel Forsberg; Eva Andersson; Carina Listerborn; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; gay and lesbian; migration; rural urban; tolerance; life course; Sweden; Turkey; Human Geography; kulturgeografi;

    Abstract : One of the most persistent popular notions of gay men and lesbians is that they either live in or move to larger cities. In this thesis, the geography and migration paths of gay men and lesbians are studied using the life course perspective to challenge this idea. READ MORE

  2. 2. The bright lights grow fainter : livelihoods, migration and a small town in Zimbabwe

    Author : Agnes Andersson; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Zimbabwe; livelihood; migration; mobility; provisioning; structural adjustment; Rusape; small towns; kin networks; Human Geography; kulturgeografi; Human Geography; kulturgeografi;

    Abstract : The Aids pandemic and structural adjustment policies (SAP) have had effects on lower income households in Zimbabwe which have been devastating and people have been required to adapt their livelihood strategies. Small towns meanwhile are growing rapidly in Zimbabwe and mobility towards these towns may be connected with the changes being forged by SAP on the economic landscape. READ MORE

  3. 3. Exit choice in fire emergencies - Influencing choice of exit with flashing lights

    Author : Daniel Nilsson; Avdelningen för Brandteknik; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Theory of Affordances.; green flashing lights; active evacuation systems; affiliation; exit choice; evacuation; egress; Fire;

    Abstract : Fire accidents and evacuation experiments have revealed that people often use familiar exits in fire emergencies. However, the design of emergency exits has also been shown to impact people’s choice of exit. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Bright Lights Grow Fainter - livelihoods, migration and a small town in Zimbabwe

    Author : Agnes Andersson Djurfeldt; Stockholm University; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; small towns; Rusape; structural adjustment; provisioning; mobility; migration; Zimbabwe; livelihood; kin networks;

    Abstract : The Aids pandemic and structural adjustment policies (SAP) have had effects on lower income households in Zimbabwe which have been devastating and people have been required to adapt their livelihood strategies. Small towns meahnwhile are growing rapidly in Zimbabwe and mobility towards these towns may be connected with the changes being forged by SAP on the economic landscape. READ MORE

  5. 5. Real-Time Shading and Accurate Shadows Using GPGPU Techniques

    Author : Ola Olsson; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; virtual shadow-maps; real time; transparency; shading; shadows; rendering; shadow volumes; GPGPU; GPU;

    Abstract : Over the last 10-15 years, computer graphics hardware has evolved at a tremendous pace, with an exponential growth in the number of transistors. This evolution has transformed the Graphics Processing Unit (GPU) from an entirely fixed-function unit into a highly parallel general-purpose architecture that can be programmed using high-level programming languages. READ MORE