Search for dissertations about: "human communication"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 559 swedish dissertations containing the words human communication.

  1. 1. Communication space : Spatial design in manufacturing industry

    Author : Jennie Andersson Schaeffer; Yvonne Eriksson; Gabriela Goldschmidt; Mälardalens högskola; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANIORA; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANITIES; Visual communication; visual management; spatial design; manufacturing industry; improvement process; Visuell kommunikation; visuelll styrning; rumslig gestalting; tillverkningsindustri; Architecture; Arkitektur; Aesthetics; Estetik; Human communication; Kommunikation mellan människor; Manufacturing engineering and work sciences; Produktion och arbetsvetenskap; Innovation and Design; innovation och design;

    Abstract : The main concern of this licentiate thesis is to discuss how built space is used for communication in the manufacturing industry, from a visual communication perspective. The thesis presents and develops the notion of 'communication space' and presents a model to describe the relation between different factors in the communication space. READ MORE

  2. 2. Fragile identities, patched-up worlds : Dementia and meaning-making in social interaction

    Author : Linda Örulv; Lars-Christer Hydén; Nina Nikku; Staffan Josephsson; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Alzheimer’s disease; communication; confabulation; context; continuity; dignity; disorientation; ethnographic methods; ethnography; identity; life history; life story; meaning; microethics; narrative; progressive dementia diseases; sense-making; social interaction; storytelling; vascular dementia; Alzheimers sjukdom; berättande; desorientering; etnografiska metoder; identitet; kommunikation; konfabulering; kontext; kontinuitet; livsberättelse; mening; mikroetik; narrativ; progressiva demenssjukdomar; samspel; social interaktion; vaskulärdemens; värdighet; Human communication; Kommunikation mellan människor;

    Abstract : Denna avhandling fokuserar på det meningsskapande och begripliggörande som fortgår vid tilltagande demenssjukdom, i det sociala samspelet, och de utmaningar för demens-omsorgen som detta innebär. Studien är aktörsorienterad och adresserar frågan om hur personer med åldersrelaterade progressiva demenssjukdomar i den vardagliga kommuni-kationen söker förstå sina situationer, omgivningen och sina liv – alltsammans inom ra-men för det dagliga samspelet på ett demensboende. READ MORE

  3. 3. Human Pheromones : Psychological and Neurological Modulation of a Putative Human Pheromone

    Author : Johan N. Lundström; Mats J. Olsson; Noam Sobel; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Psychology; Pheromones; Odor; Olfaction; Sensitivity; Psychophysiology; Attention; ERP; Mood; Androstadienone; Estratetraenol; Bimodal distribution; Speed of processing; Psykologi; Psychology; Psykologi;

    Abstract : The notion that humans have specialized chemicals used for communication between conspecifics, so-called pheromones, has attracted much attention and discussion. This thesis demonstrates in four separate studies that a human endogenous steroidal compound that is abundant in male sweat, androstadienone, affects women in several ways that differ to that of common odors. READ MORE

  4. 4. Communicating Place : Methods for Understanding Children's Experience of Place

    Author : Sofia Cele; Lia Karsten; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; children; place; interviews; photography; drawings; walks; communication; qualitative methods; Sweden; England; interactive; abstract; concrete; Human geography; Kulturgeografi;

    Abstract : This dissertation explores how children communicate their experiences of place. It focuses on the qualitative methods of group interviews, walks, drawings and photographs, and asks how children communicate different aspects of place. READ MORE

  5. 5. Human interaction as a model for spoken dialogue system behaviour

    Author : Anna Hjalmarsson; Rolf Carlson; David Schlangen; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Acoustics; Akustik; Human communication; Kommunikation mellan människor;

    Abstract : This thesis is a step towards the long-term and high-reaching objec-tive of building dialogue systems whose behaviour is similar to a human dialogue partner. The aim is not to build a machine with the same conversational skills as a human being, but rather to build a machine that is human enough to encourage users to interact with it accordingly. READ MORE