Search for dissertations about: "co-presence"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 10 swedish dissertations containing the word co-presence.

  1. 1. Patterns of co-presence : Spatial configuration and social segregation

    Author : Ann Legeby; Lars Marcus; Laura Vaughan; Daniel Koch; Julienne Hanson; KTH; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; co-presence; spatial configuration; public space; urban segregation; urban design; public life; spatial affordance;

    Abstract : This thesis notes that there is a lack of systematic research investigating segregation patterns based on how public space is used and frequented by citizens. In order for understanding of urban segregation to reach beyond residential segregation, the extent to which public space facilitates co-presence between social groups is a key issue. READ MORE

  2. 2. Presence production

    Author : Claus Jørgen Schibsted Knudsen; KTH; []
    Keywords : Telepresence; presence; social presence; co-presence; concept modeling; virtual reality; person space; task space; narration; video mediated communication; video conferencing.;

    Abstract : This investigation has been carried out at the RoyalInstitute of Technology (KTH) in Stockholm. The main goal hasbeen to investigate the factors determining the production of asense of presence and reality in video mediated communication. READ MORE

  3. 3. Spatiality of Multiculturalism

    Author : Mohammad Sarraf; Lars Marcus; Mattias Kärrholm; KTH; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; spatial form; multiculturalism; ‘civility of indifference’; co-presence; multiplicity; overlapping spaces; ‘together-in-difference’.; Planering och beslutsanalys; Planning and Decision Analysis; Architecture; Arkitektur;

    Abstract : Multiculturalism, as a set of ideas and policies, is one of the normative approaches to the current situation of cultural diversity in multicultural cities. But how can the ideas of multiculturalism be translated into the reality of urban form? The overall aim of this dissertation is to provide a theoretical and conceptual frame of reference for distilling and identifying the ideas of multiculturalism which can be translated into spatial form, and in this way, to highlight the role urban form may play in addressing the situation of living living 'together-in-difference’ . READ MORE

  4. 4. URBAN SEGREGATION AND URBAN FORM : From residential segregation to segregation in public space

    Author : Ann Legeby; Lars Marcus; Eva Öresjö; Anna-Johanna Klasander; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; urban segregation; urban form; urban design; housing segregation; residential segregation; public space; co-presence; public life; spatial affordance; Architecture; Arkitektur;

    Abstract : Urban segregation is considered a major social problem in Sweden and several national anti-segregation initiatives have been launched to decrease social and ethnic segregation but so far only with marginal effects (SOU 2005:29). Urban design and town planning are rarely the focus in national anti-segregation initiatives; the architectural issue has mainly been confined to matters concerning housing policies. READ MORE

  5. 5. Framing and Overflowing : How the Infusion of Information Technology Alters Proximal Service Production

    Author : Sara Värlander; Ali Yakhlef; Mats Edenius; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Services marketing; physical-virtual interplay; framing; overflowing; Internet; service production; face-to-face; co-presence; incorporation; inscription; participation; reification; Business studies; Företagsekonomi; Business Administration; företagsekonomi;

    Abstract : In the heyday of the Internet, there was a wide-spread, not so well grounded, euphoria about the prospects of the Internet for virtualising various service activities. However, by now, a more informed understanding is emerging. READ MORE