Search for dissertations about: "User Studies"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 1036 swedish dissertations containing the words User Studies.

  1. 1. The dynamics of beamline configurations and user communities : Quantitative studies of Big Science publications

    Author : Kristofer Rolf Söderström; digitala kulturer samt förlags- och bokmarknadskunskap Avdelningen för ABM; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; metadata; bibliometrics; beamlines; user community;

    Abstract : This thesis examines the role of beamlines with publication metadata from the European Synchrotron Radiation Facility (ESRF a large scientific facility offering diverse conditions for scientific research. As a user-oriented Big Science facility, the ESRF channels extremely brilliant light into different experimental areas called beamlines that house specific instruments that cater to the needs of diverse user communities. READ MORE

  2. 2. Articulating The User : a Discursive-Material Analysis of Humans in Interdisciplinary Design Collaborations

    Author : Paulina Rajkowska; Annika Waern; Patrick Prax; Jeffrey Bardzell; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; user; HCI; design; discourse; meta-study; qualitative; museums; innovation; Människa-dator interaktion; Human-Computer Interaction;

    Abstract : Technology design taking place in interdisciplinary collaborations is a complicated process which, due to the nature of available research funding, shapes much of the research that falls under the umbrella of Research through Design (RtD). This dissertation is a meta-study of an EU funded research and innovation project, GIFT, situated in the domain of museum technology and involving multiple partners. READ MORE

  3. 3. Smart Homes and User Values : Long-term evaluation of IT-services in Residential and Single Family Dwellings

    Author : Greger Sandström; Ulf Keijer; Brian Atkin; KTH; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; accessibility; developer; dwelling; construction process; evaluation; home; housing; information technology; intelligent building; long-term; model; post-occupancy evaluation; resident; service delivery; smart home; trust; usability; usefulness; user; user evaluation; user experience; user value; Architecture; Arkitektur;

    Abstract : Do residents find value in smart home functions? How should these functions be designed to offer user benefit? These were the governing questions of this study that involved nearly 200 families in three different housing projects during five years of occupancy. The housing units were equipped with advanced smart homes solutions, electronic and digital devices to control them, and a set of functions to increase comfort, safety and security in the homes. READ MORE

  4. 4. Media Technologies in the Making : User-driven Software and Infrastructures for Computer Graphics Production

    Author : Julia Velkova; Patrik Åker; Göran Bolin; Lisa Parks; Södertörns högskola; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; computer graphics; computer animation; user-driven software; infrastructuring; media practice; repair; decommodification; gifting; commons; Blender; Synfig; Morevna project; Cosmos Laundromat; Kritisk kulturteori; Critical and Cultural Theory; Östersjö- och Östeuropaforskning; Baltic and East European studies;

    Abstract : Over the past few decades there have emerged greater possibilities for users and consumers of media to create or engage in the creation of digital media technologies. This PhD dissertation explores the ways in which the broadening of possibilities for making technologies, specifically software, has been taken advantage of by new producers of digital culture – freelancers, aspiring digital media creators and small studios – in the production of digital visual media. READ MORE

  5. 5. Cloudy talks : Exploring accounts about cloud computing

    Author : Maria Lindh; Högskolan i Borås; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; information management; cloud computing; cloud services; cloud technology; social constructionism; social construction of reality; conceptual metaphor theory; Google Apps for Education GAFE ; GAFA; algorithmic identities; Library and Information Science; Biblioteks- och informationsvetenskap;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to discuss the character, purpose, and use of the language surrounding new technology, specifically cloud computing. The thesis is situated within library and information science. READ MORE