Search for dissertations about: "SMART ENVIRONMENT"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 110 swedish dissertations containing the words SMART ENVIRONMENT.

  1. 1. The Smart City – how smart can ’IT’ be? : Discourses on digitalisation in policy and planning of urban development

    Author : Malin Granath; Karin Axelsson; Ulf Melin; Cecilia Katzeff; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Digitalisation; smart cities; urban planning and development; discourses; Digitalisering; smarta städer; stadsplanering och -utveckling; diskurser;

    Abstract : Cities are facing many challenges; challenges linked to world-wide trends like urbanisation, climate changes and globalisation. In parallel to these trends, we have seen a rapid digitalisation in and of different parts of society. READ MORE

  2. 2. An Ontology-Based Platform for Information Integration : Supporting Sustainable Smart Transportation Infrastructure

    Author : Wiebke Belitz-Hellwich; Nicole Kringos; Annika Gram; Romain Balieu; Vangelis Angelakis; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; NATURAL SCIENCES; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Ontology; Semantic Web; Interoperability; Information Integration; Logistics; Simulation; Smart Port; ontologi; semantisk webb; interoperabilitet; informationsintegration; logistik; simulering; smart hamn.; Bro- och stålbyggnad; Structural Engineering and Bridges;

    Abstract : Transportation and transportation infrastructure are major contributors to global emissions. Even though most of these emissions can be attributed to fuel consumption of vehicles, some of it is due to pavement construction and maintenance. READ MORE

  3. 3. Essays on inheritance, small businesses and energy consumption

    Author : Sebastian Escobar; Mikael Elinder; Katarina Nordblom; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; estates; bequests; inheritance taxes; tax evasion; tax avoidace; liquidity; entrepreneurship; small business; sub-metering; environment; smart meters; energy conservation; quasi experiment;

    Abstract : Essay 1: People’s planning to evade the inheritance tax curtails its merits. However, the extent of planning remains a matter of argument. According to popular belief, it is widespread, but few estimates have been presented. READ MORE

  4. 4. Architecting Smart Home Environments for Healthcare : A Database-Centric Approach

    Author : Wagner Ourique de Morais; Bertil Svensson; Nicholas Wickström; Diego López-de-Ipiña González-de-Artaza; Högskolan i Halmstad; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; Smart environments; system architectures; active databases; in-database processing; ambient assisted living;

    Abstract : The development of system architectures and applications for smart homes and ambient assisted living has been the main activity of a number of academic and industrial research projects around the world. Existing system architectures for smart environments usually employ different architectural styles in a multi-layer logical architecture to support the integration and interoperation of heterogeneous hardware and software technologies, which are subsequently used to provide two major functionalities: monitoring and assistance. READ MORE

  5. 5. Thermochromic VO2-based materials for smart windows : Progress towards applications in buildings

    Author : Yuxia Ji; Granqvist Claes G.; Niklasson Gunnar A.; Lars Österlund; Dimitra Vernardou; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : Thermochromic; Vanadium dioxide; Smart windows; Engineering Science with specialization in Solid State Physics; Teknisk fysik med inriktning mot fasta tillståndets fysik;

    Abstract : Vanadium dioxide is a well-known thermochromic material, whose optical properties can be varied reversibly in response to fluctuation of temperature. It is attractive in various fields due to its unique properties as well as its prospective applications. READ MORE