Search for dissertations about: "cognitive tools"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 115 swedish dissertations containing the words cognitive tools.

  1. 1. Artefactual Intelligence: The Development and Use of Cognitively Congenial Artefacts

    University dissertation from Department of Cognitive Science, Lund University

    Author : David de Léon; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2003]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; pervasive computing; affective computing; persuasive computing; Psychology; Psykologi; computer-mediated extrospection; precommitment; self-control; situated cognition; distributed motivation; cognitive ethnography; distributed cognition; cognitive biographies; redesign; task–artefact cycle; artefact evolution; artefact design; task structure; cognitive task; cognitive congeniality; artefactual intelligence; cognitive artefacts; task environment; tools; Cognition; artefacts; ubiquitous computing;

    Abstract : How can tools help structure tasks to make them cognitively easier to perform? How do artefacts, and our strategies for using them, develop over time in cognitively beneficial ways? These are two of the main questions that are explored in the five papers collected in this thesis. The first paper details an ethnographic study conducted on people cooking in their homes. READ MORE

  2. 2. The cognitive use of artifacts in cooperative process management : Rescue management and underground line control

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköpings universitet

    Author : Christer Garbis; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2002]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Cognitive artifacts; distributed cognition; cooperative process management; cognitive ethnography; centers of coordination; customization; cognitive system; computer supported cooperative work; ecology of cognitive artifacts; Kognitiva processer; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN;

    Abstract : Work performed in various types of centers of coordination is highly dynamic and requires that a team continuously take actions and make multiple decisions in real time. This type of Work is here refered to as cooperative process management. READ MORE

  3. 3. Learning System Thinking : The role of semiotic and cognitive resources

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköpings universitet

    Author : Maria Larsson; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2009]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; systems thinking; collaborative modeling; learning; external representations; cognition; semiotics; system dynamics;

    Abstract : In the course of our educational life we are introduced to various subject areas, each with its specific way of representing knowledge. The challenge for the learner is to be able to think in ways that are supported by, and match, the representational format. A fundamental question for the science of learning concerns how this is achieved. READ MORE

  4. 4. Perceive those things which cannot be seen : A cognitive systems engineering perspective on requirements management

    University dissertation from Institutionen för datavetenskap

    Author : Åsa Hedenskog; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2006]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Software tools; Usability requirements; Cognitive systems engineering; TECHNOLOGY Information technology Systems engineering; TEKNIKVETENSKAP Informationsteknik Systemteknik;

    Abstract : Non-functional requirements contribute to the overall quality of software, and should therefore be a part of any development effort. However, in practice they are often considered to be too difficult to handle. The purpose of this thesis is to gain understanding of where the nature and origin of these difficulties may lie. READ MORE

  5. 5. Planning Primates - A search for episodic foresight

    University dissertation from Institutionen för datavetenskap

    Author : Mathias Osvath; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2010]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; language evolution; planning; the Bischof-Köhler hypothesis; comparative episodic foresight; episodic system; autonoetic consciousness; orangutans; chimpanzees;

    Abstract : Popular Abstract in Swedish Förmågan att planera med en medveten mental simulering har ansetts vara unikt mänsklig sedan Aristoteles. När människor planerar för psykologiska eller fysiologiska driftstillstånd som de för närvarande inte upplever, tror man att de använder sig av så kallad episodisk framförhållning. READ MORE