Search for dissertations about: "activity theory"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 448 swedish dissertations containing the words activity theory.

  1. 1. Participation in a boundless activity : Computer-mediated communication in Swedish higher education

    Author : Jimmy Jaldemark; David Hamilton; Agneta Hult; Lars-Owe Dahlgren; Mittuniversitetet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; action theory; activity; communication; computer-mediated communication; distance education; educational settings; higher education; online courses; online education; participation; tools; Education; Pedagogik;

    Abstract : The general purpose of this thesis is to understand how participation in the activity of education relates to communication and tools. This purpose unfolds by drawing on possible conceivable consequences. READ MORE

  2. 2. Participation in a boundless activity : Computer-mediated communication in Swedish higher education

    Author : Jimmy Jaldemark; Agneta Hult; Lars-Ove Dahlgren; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; action theory; activity; communication; computer-mediated communication; distance education; educational settings; higher education; online courses; online education; participation; tools; Education; Pedagogik; Education; pedagogik;

    Abstract : The general purpose of this thesis is to understand how participation in the activity of education relates to communication and tools. This purpose unfolds by drawing on possible conceivable consequences. READ MORE

  3. 3. Representing and Reasoning about Complex Human Activities - an Activity-Centric Argumentation-Based Approach

    Author : Esteban Guerrero Rosero; Helena Lindgren; Juan Carlos Nieves; Chris Reed; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Complex activity; Argumentation Theory; Activity Theory; Logic programming; Knowledge representation; Common-sense reasoning; Artificial Intelligence; business data processing; administrativ databehandling;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to develop theories and formal methods to endow a computing machinery with capabilities to identify, represent, reason and evaluate complex activities that are directed by an individual’s needs, goals, motives, preferences and environment, information which can be inconsistent and incomplete.Current methods for formalising and reasoning about human activity are typically limited to basic actions, e. READ MORE

  4. 4. On Business Exchange Activity : Activity Systems and Business Networks

    Author : Frans Prenkert; Håkan Håkansson; Lars Halén; Lars-Gunnar Mattsson; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Business studies; Företagsekonomi; Business studies; Företagsekonomi;

    Abstract : Starting from an empirical study of a business firm’s problems with implementing an information system in its business activity, this thesis identifies a need to theoretically model and conceptually develop the general business activity of a firm. This puts the context in focus, as a well-functioning information system needs to be anchored and developed to support and enhance the activities for which it is used, that is, contextualized. READ MORE

  5. 5. Complex activity recognition and context validation within social interaction tools

    Author : Saguna Saguna; Luleå tekniska universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; context awareness; activity recognition; social networks; situation awareness; HCI; complex activity recognition; sensors; Prototype evaluation; SACAAR; OAT4CDAT; online activity toolkit; context driven activity theory; wearable computing; smart homes; presence; machine learning; Markov chains; Information technology - Computer science; Informationsteknik - Datorvetenskap; Mobile and Pervasive Computing; Distribuerade datorsystem;

    Abstract : Human activity recognition using sensing technology is crucial in achieving pervasive and ubiquitous computing paradigms. It can be applied in many domains such as health-care, aged-care, personal-informatics, industry, sports and military. READ MORE