Search for dissertations about: "aims and objectives"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 168 swedish dissertations containing the words aims and objectives.

  1. 1. Conceptualizing and contextualizing mindfulness New and critical perspectives

    University dissertation from Jönköping : Jönköping University, School of Health and Welfare

    Author : Håkan Nilsson; Högskolan i Skövde.; Högskolan i Skövde.; Högskolan i Jönköping.; [2015]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; mindfulness; Buddhism; sati; social work; health; sustainable aging; mindfulness; Buddhism; sati; social work; health; sustainable aging;

    Abstract : This dissertation aims at analyzing mindfulness as a concept and a multidimensional phenomenon in its historic and primordial but also contemporary contexts. In the course of examining this more general question, this dissertation targets four specific objectives: 1) classifying existing definitions of mindfulness, 2) critically analyzing and interpreting the Buddhist and Western interpretations and practices of mindfulness, 3) elaborating on the social and existential dimensions of mindfulness, and 4) applying these dimensions in advancing the notion of mindful sustainable aging in the context of successful aging. READ MORE

  2. 2. Activity-based Flexible Office work environments Design and implementation processes and outcomes

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Linda Rolfö; KTH.; [2018]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Activity-based working; ABW; New ways of working NWW ; hot-desking; clean desk; office policies; workspace; office layout; office design; office planning process; organizational change; conceptual framework for office design; office planning; Aktivitetsbaserade kontor; ABW; Nya sätt att arbeta NWW ; flexibelt arbete; förhållningsregler; kontorsutformning; organisationsförändring; konceptuellt ramverk för kontorsplanering; planeringsprocessen; Teknik och hälsa; Technology and Health;

    Abstract : Background: In recent years, there has been a reported increase in organizations relocating to Activity-based Flexible Offices (A-FOs) worldwide. The idea of A-FOs is to offer work conditions suitable for the workforce’s tasks and individual preferences. READ MORE

  3. 3. Climate and dengue fever early warning based on temperature and rainfall

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå University

    Author : Yien Ling Hii; Umeå universitet.; [2013]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; dengue fever; temperature; rainfall; forecasting model; early warning; epidemic; dengue risk index; folkhälsa; Public health;

    Abstract : Background: Dengue is a viral infectious disease that is transmitted by mosquitoes. The disease causes a significant health burden in tropical countries, and has been a public health burden in Singapore for several decades. Severe complications such as hemorrhage can develop and lead to fatal outcomes. READ MORE

  4. 4. Older People and the Adoption of Innovations: A study of the expectations on the use of social assistive robots and telehealthcare systems

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå University

    Author : Susanne Frennert; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2014]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; innovations; assistive robots; telehealthcare systems; older adults;

    Abstract : Aims and objectives: The research presented investigates older people’s expectations of social assistive robots and telehealthcare systems. Methods: The empirical studies presented are based on fieldwork carried out before social assistive robots and a telehealthcare system were introduced into the domestic environment of older people. READ MORE

  5. 5. Planning in Inhabited Environments Human-Aware Task Planning and Activity Recognition

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro university

    Author : Marcello Cirillo; Örebro universitet.; [2010]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Human-aware planning; planning under uncertainty; activity recognition; TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIKVETENSKAP; TECHNOLOGY Information technology; TEKNIKVETENSKAP Informationsteknik; TECHNOLOGY Information technology Computer science; TEKNIKVETENSKAP Informationsteknik Datavetenskap; Computer and Systems Science; Data- och systemvetenskap;

    Abstract : Promised some decades ago by researchers in artificial intelligence and robotics as an imminent breakthrough in our everyday lives, a robotic assistant that could work with us in our home and our workplace is a dream still far from being fulfilled. The work presented in this thesis aims at bringing this future vision a little closer to realization. READ MORE