Search for dissertations about: "Virtual"

Showing result 6 - 10 of 721 swedish dissertations containing the word Virtual.

  1. 6. Reluctantly Virtual Modelling Copyright Industry Dynamics

    University dissertation from Fakulteten för ekonomi, kommunikation och IT

    Author : Patrik Wikström; Robert Burnett; Will Straw; [2006]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Music industry dynamics; Internet; Media; Production of culture; Qualitative system dynamics modelling; Organisational adaptation; Copyright; SOCIAL SCIENCES Other social sciences Media and communication studies; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Övrig samhällsvetenskap Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap; Media and Communication Studies; Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap;

    Abstract : During the evolution of the music industry, developments in the media environment have required music firms to adapt in order to survive. Changes in broadcast radio programming during the 1950s; the Compact Cassette during the 1970s; and the deregulation of media ownership during the 1990s are all examples of changes which have heavily affected the music industry. READ MORE

  2. 7. Shared Virtual Environments : Technology, Social Interaction, and Adaptation over Time

    University dissertation from Göteborg : Chalmers University of Technology

    Author : Maria Spante; Erik Stolterman; [2004]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Shared virtual environments; virtual reality technology; social interaction; adaptation; collaboration; time; Informatik; Informatics;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates social interaction and adaptation over time in shared virtual environments. Shared virtual environments (SVEs) are computer generated 3D graphical spaces where geographically distributed people can meet and interact with each other in a graphical space. READ MORE

  3. 8. Virtual worlds and social interaction design

    University dissertation from Umeå : Informatik

    Author : Mikael Jakobsson; Erik Stolterman; Ralph Schroeder; [2006]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Interaction design; virtual worlds; massively multiplayer online games; internet studies; computer mediated communication; virtual reality; virtual ethnography; human-computer interaction; interacture; social interaction design; SOCIAL SCIENCES Statistics; computer and systems science Informatics; computer and systems science Informatics; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Statistik; data- och systemvetenskap Informatik; data- och systemvetenskap Informatik;

    Abstract : This dissertation is a study of social interaction in virtual worlds and virtual world design. A virtual world is a synchronous, multi-user system that offers a persistent spatial environment for iconically represented participants. Together, these form an example of social interaction design. READ MORE

  4. 9. Structure-Based Virtual Screening New Methods and Applications in Infectious Diseases

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Micael Jacobsson; Anders Karlén; Mats Kihlén; Antti Poso; [2008]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; : drug discovery; docking; scoring; virtual screening; malaria; tuberculosis; NATURAL SCIENCES Chemistry Organic chemistry Pharmaceutical chemistry; NATURVETENSKAP Kemi Organisk kemi Läkemedelskemi;

    Abstract : A drug discovery project typically starts with a pharmacological hypothesis: that the modulation of a specific molecular biological mechanism would be beneficial in the treatment of the targeted disease. In a small-molecule project, the next step is to identify hits, i.e. molecules that can effect this modulation. READ MORE

  5. 10. Driving in Virtual Reality Requirements for automotive research and development

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Björn Blissing; Johan Ölvander; Fredrik Bruzelius; James Oliver; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Virtual Reality; Augmented Reality; Mixed Reality; Driver Behavior; Active Safety Testing;

    Abstract : In the last decades, there has been a substantial increase in the development of complex active safety systems for automotive vehicles. These systems need to be tested for verification and validation to ensure that the system intervenes in the correct situations using the correct measures. READ MORE