Search for dissertations about: "Magazine"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 21 swedish dissertations containing the word Magazine.

  1. 1. Environmental Impacts of Electronic Media : A Comparison of a Magazine’s Tablet and Print Editions

    Author : Mohammad Ahmadi Achachlouei; Göran Finnveden; Åsa Moberg; Elisabeth Hochschorner; Stig Irving Olsen; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; electronic media; tablet computer; print media; magazine; information and communication technology ICT ; Internet; energy use; environmental impacts; life cycle assessment LCA ;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to assess potential environmental impacts of electronic media distribution and consumption—from a life cycle perspective—as compared to those of print media.The thesis consists of a cover essay and two papers appended at the end of the thesis. The cover essay summarizes the papers and puts them in context. READ MORE

  2. 2. Exploring the Effects of ICT on Environmental Sustainability: From Life Cycle Assessment to Complex Systems Modeling

    Author : Mohammad Ahmadi Achachlouei; Åsa Moberg; Göran Finnveden; Lorenz M. Hilty; Chris Preist; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Information and communication technology ICT ; sustainability assessment; electronic media; tablet; print media; magazine; Internet; energy; environmental impact; life cycle assessment LCA ; System Dynamics; agent-based modeling; differential equations; simulation modeling; complex and dynamic systems modeling; Informations- och kommunikationsteknik IKT ; hållbarhetsbedömning; elektroniska media; surfplatta; tryckta media; tidskrift; Internet; energi; miljöpåverkan; simulering; differentialekvationer; modellering av komplexa och dynamiska system; System Dynamics; livscykelanalys LCA ; agentbaserad modellering; Planering och beslutsanalys; Planning and Decision Analysis; Informations- och kommunikationsteknik; Information and Communication Technology; Industriell ekologi; Industrial Ecology; Tillämpad matematik och beräkningsmatematik; Applied and Computational Mathematics;

    Abstract : The production and consumption of information and communication technology (ICT) products and services continue to grow worldwide. This trend is accompanied by a corresponding increase in electricity use by ICT, as well as direct environmental impacts of the technology. Yet a more complicated picture of ICT’s effects is emerging. READ MORE

  3. 3. Metaphor and creativity in British magazine advertising

    Author : Carita Lundmark; Luleå tekniska universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Engelska med didaktiskt inriktning; English; Specialization in Didactics;

    Abstract : This thesis is a cognitive linguistic study of the various ways in which conceptual metaphor and related cognitive processes are exploited for creative purposes in advertising texts and accompanying images. The material consists of advertisements collected from British magazines between the years 1996 and 2002, and is classified into four main categories according to how the metaphorical content is signalled in the advertisement. READ MORE

  4. 4. Tactile Perception - Role of Physical Properties

    Author : Lisa Skedung; Mark Rutland; Katrin Danerlöv; Sören Andersson; Ann Maria Cornell; KTH; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Finger Friction; Skin Friction; Paper Friction; Friction Coefficient; Piezoelectric Force Sensor; Skin Tribology; Biotribology; Soft Tribology; Surface Roughness; Profilometry; Coated Paper; Uncoated Paper; Printing Paper; Magazine Paper; Tactile Perception; Psychophysics; Multidimensional Scaling; Magnitude Estimation; Paper Coarseness; Thermal Conductivity; X-ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy.; Chemistry; Kemi;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to interconnect human tactile perception with various physical properties of materials. Tactile perception necessitates contact and relative motion between the skin and the surfaces of interest. READ MORE

  5. 5. Ways forward : Effectual and causal approaches to innovation in the Swedish magazine industry

    Author : Anette Johansson; Patrik Wikström; Karl Erik Gustafsson; Alexander McKelvie; Gry Agnete Alsos; Jönköping University; []

    Abstract : This dissertation builds on a study of key decision makers in the Swedish magazine publishing industry with a particular focus on how they think and act in their work to innovate their industry. This industry, much like the rest of the media industry, is facing increased unpredictability regarding for example the impact of new technology on the business and future demand. READ MORE