Search for dissertations about: "empirical research"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 2079 swedish dissertations containing the words empirical research.

  1. 1. In the name of research Essays on the ethical treatment of human research subjects

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Sara Belfrage; KTH.; [2014]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Research ethics; informed consent; traffic research; exploitation; coercive offer; compensation; gift-giving; Philosophy; Filosofi;

    Abstract : Essay 1: Traffic research shares a fundamental dilemma with other areas of empirical research in which humans are potentially put at risk. Research is justified because it can improve safety in the long run. Nevertheless, people can be harmed in the research situation. READ MORE

  2. 2. Visual GUI Testing: Automating High-level Software Testing in Industrial Practice

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Emil Alégroth; [2015]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Applicability and Feasibility; Software Engineering; Empirical Research; Visual GUI Testing; Automated Testing; Industrial Research;

    Abstract : Software Engineering is at the verge of a new era where continuous releases are becoming more common than planned long-term projects. In this context test automation will become essential on all levels of system abstraction to meet the market's demands on time-to-market and quality. READ MORE

  3. 3. An Empirical Investigation of the Harmfulness of Architectural Technical Debt

    University dissertation from ; Chalmers tekniska högskola; Gothenburg

    Author : Terese Besker; [2018]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Software Engineering; Morale; Mixed-methods; Software Architecture; Empirical Research; Software Quality; Software Developing Productivity; Technical Debt;

    Abstract : Background: In order to survive in today's fast-growing and ever fast-changing business environments, large-scale software companies need to deliver customer value continuously, both from a short- and long-term perspective. However, the consequences of potential long-term and far-reaching negative effects of shortcuts and quick fixes made during the software development lifecycle, described as Technical Debt (TD), can impede the software development process. READ MORE

  4. 4. Thinking beyond the Cure a constructive design research investigation into the patient experience of radiotherapy

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå University

    Author : Tara Mullaney; Umeå universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; constructive design research; patient experience of radiotherapy; actor networks; design experiments; composite methodology; mixed-methods; prototyping; design research; research through design;

    Abstract : This constructive design research dissertation aims to understand how design can be used as part of a composite research approach to generate knowledge about how complex phenomena are composed through their interactions and relationships with various actors, both human and non-human. It has done this by investigating a single phenomenon, the patient experience of radiotherapy. READ MORE

  5. 5. An Empirical Investigation of Using Models During Requirements Engineering in the Automotive Industry

    University dissertation from ; Chalmers tekniska högskola; Gothenburg

    Author : Grischa Liebel; [2018]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Empirical Research; Automotive Engineering; Modelling; Requirements Engineering; Software Engineering; Model-Based Engineering;

    Abstract : Context: The automotive industry is undergoing a major transformation from a manufacturing industry towards an industry that relies heavily on software. As one of the main factors for project success, requirements engineering (RE) plays a major role in this transition. READ MORE