Search for dissertations about: "empirical user studies"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 159 swedish dissertations containing the words empirical user studies.

  1. 1. Media Technologies in the Making : User-driven Software and Infrastructures for Computer Graphics Production

    Author : Julia Velkova; Patrik Åker; Göran Bolin; Lisa Parks; Södertörns högskola; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; computer graphics; computer animation; user-driven software; infrastructuring; media practice; repair; decommodification; gifting; commons; Blender; Synfig; Morevna project; Cosmos Laundromat; Kritisk kulturteori; Critical and Cultural Theory; Östersjö- och Östeuropaforskning; Baltic and East European studies;

    Abstract : Over the past few decades there have emerged greater possibilities for users and consumers of media to create or engage in the creation of digital media technologies. This PhD dissertation explores the ways in which the broadening of possibilities for making technologies, specifically software, has been taken advantage of by new producers of digital culture – freelancers, aspiring digital media creators and small studios – in the production of digital visual media. READ MORE

  2. 2. Developing Multimodal Spoken Dialogue Systems : Empirical Studies of Spoken Human–Computer Interaction

    Author : Joakim Gustafson; KTH; []
    Keywords : Spoken dialogue system; multimodal; speech; GUI; animated agents; embodied conversational characters; talking heads; empirical user studies; speech corpora; system evaluation; system development; Wizard of Oz simulations; system architecture; linguis; TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIKVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : This thesis presents work done during the last ten years on developing five multimodal spoken dialogue systems, and the empirical user studies that have been conducted with them. The dialogue systems have been multimodal, giving information both verbally with animated talking characters and graphically on maps and in text tables. READ MORE

  3. 3. Cloudy talks : Exploring accounts about cloud computing

    Author : Maria Lindh; Högskolan i Borås; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; information management; cloud computing; cloud services; cloud technology; social constructionism; social construction of reality; conceptual metaphor theory; Google Apps for Education GAFE ; GAFA; algorithmic identities; Library and Information Science; Biblioteks- och informationsvetenskap;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to discuss the character, purpose, and use of the language surrounding new technology, specifically cloud computing. The thesis is situated within library and information science. READ MORE

  4. 4. Integrating User eXperience Principles and Practices into Software Development Organizations: An Empirical Investigation

    Author : Pariya Kashfi; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Organizational change; User eXperience; Usability; Software Process Improve- ment; Empirical Research; Quality Characteristics;

    Abstract : Background: To be effective, User eXperience (UX) principles and practices need to be integrated into development processes and organizations, what we refer to as UX integration . However, software companies often face various challenges that hinder a successful UX integration. READ MORE

  5. 5. Empirical Studies in Corporate Finance, Taxation and Investment

    Author : Joakim Jansson; Otto Toivanen; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Economics; Nationalekonomi; Economics; Nationalekonomi; nationalekonomi; Economics;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of four self-contained essays. Essay 1 extends previous research focusing on firms' discrete external financing decision by adapting an estimation procedure accommodating both fixed effects and a lagged dependent variable. This makes it possible to establish the nature of the dependence. READ MORE