Search for dissertations about: "Personal Informatics"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 27 swedish dissertations containing the words Personal Informatics.

  1. 1. Working out work from personal informatics to redesigning work

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå University

    Author : Fatemeh Moradi; Mikael Wiberg; Andreas Lund; Tommy Olsson; Jodi Forlizzi; [2016]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Personal Informatics; Quantified Self; Redesigning Work; Contextual Design; Observational Ethnographic Studies; Concept Development; Prototyping; Design Space;

    Abstract : "Personal Informatics" (PI) and "Quantified Self" (QS) are two contemporary notions in the field of Human–Computer Interaction. Such hardware and software systems gather personalized quantified data and visualize them for the purpose of supporting self-reflection. READ MORE

  2. 2. Motivating eParticipation in Authoritarian Countries

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro university

    Author : Wairagala Wakabi; Örebro universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Civic voluntarism; IS artefact; Uganda; eParticipation; citizen participation; social networking sites; authoritarian regime; ICT4D; Informatik; Informatics;

    Abstract : Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) can enrich the ways in which citizens participate in civic and political matters. Indeed, many theorists on online participation, or eParticipation, proclaim the potential of digital technologies to empower citizens with convenient ways to participate in democratic processes and to hold leaders to account. READ MORE

  3. 3. Participating in Synchronous Online Education

    University dissertation from KFS AB

    Author : Stefan Hrastinski; [2007]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Technological sciences; Samhällsvetenskaper; Social sciences; systemteori; Computer-mediated communication; Online participation; Synchronous communication; Online education; Teknik; E-learning; Distance education; Informatics; Informatik; systems theory;

    Abstract : There is an increasing need for education since the workforce of today is expected to be highly educated and continuously learn. Distance education is a powerful response to meet the growing need for education. Online education, here concisely defined as distance education mediated online, is the most common type of distance education. READ MORE

  4. 4. Harnessing Handheld Computing - Framework, Toolkit and Design Propositions

    University dissertation from Tryckeriet i E-huset, Lunds universitet

    Author : Bo Andersson; [2012]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Mobile Computing; Design Science; Digital Ranger; Handheld Computing; Informatics; Informatik; System Development; Handheld Information Systems; Accentuated Factor Framework;

    Abstract : The rapid development of handheld technologies such as smartphones and personal digital assistants in recent years has created opportunities for the mobile workforce to take advantage of computerised information systems. To apprehend and harness the opportunities of computerised information systems implemented on handheld devices it is crucial to fully understand the user group and the handheld technology. READ MORE

  5. 5. Adding Audibility - Reifying the Soundscape of Process Operators

    University dissertation from Department of Informatics, Lund University

    Author : Petter Alexanderson; [2007]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Technological sciences; Samhällsvetenskaper; Social sciences; systemteori; Informatik; systems theory; Informatics; Process Control; Acoustic Ecology; Interaction Design; Auditory Interaction; Teknik;

    Abstract : A contemporary challenge when designing interactive artifacts is to take into account the wealth of devices, systems, and tools people use every day - here termed an 'interaction ecology'. This thesis addresses three research issues. Firstly, the character of sound perception, and how auditory interaction can be applied to ubiquitous computing. READ MORE