Search for dissertations about: "human enhancement"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 109 swedish dissertations containing the words human enhancement.

  1. 1. Gadodiamide injection for Enhancement of MRI in the CNS. Applications, dose, field and time dependence

    University dissertation from Department of Radiology, Lund University

    Author : Per Åkeson; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [1996]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Clinical physics; Phantom study.; Comparative study; Human; Time dependence; Dosage; Enhancement; Gadolinium; MRI contrast media; Contrast media; Magnetic resonance imaging; Spine; Brain neoplasms; secondary; Brain; radiology; tomography; medical instrumentation; Klinisk fysiologi; radiologi; tomografi; medicinsk instrumentering;

    Abstract : Aims of the study The aims of this study using Gadodiamide injection were to investigate: · Whether Gadodiamide injection was comparable to Gd-DTPA for the enhancement of CNS lesions. · The contrast effect at different field strengths. · The effective time-window for the enhancement of blood-brain barrier damage. READ MORE

  2. 2. Human enhancement and technological uncertainty Essays on the promise and peril of emerging technology

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Karim Jebari; KTH.; [2014]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Philosophy; Filosofi;

    Abstract : Essay I explores brain machine interface (BMI) technologies. These make direct communication between the brain and a machine possible by means of electrical stimuli. This essay reviews the existing and emerging technologies in this field and offers an inquiry into the ethical problems that are likely to emerge. READ MORE

  3. 3. Knowledge-based speech enhancement

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH

    Author : Sriram Srinivasan; KTH.; [2005]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; speech enhancement; noise reduction; linear predictive coe±cients; autoregressive; codebooks; maximum-likelihood; Bayesian; nonstationary noise; blind source separation.; TECHNOLOGY Information technology Telecommunication; TEKNIKVETENSKAP Informationsteknik Telekommunikation;

    Abstract : Speech is a fundamental means of human communication. In the last several decades, much effort has been devoted to the efficient transmission and storage of speech signals. With advances in technology making mobile communication ubiquitous, communications anywhere has become a reality. READ MORE

  4. 4. Good Parents, Better Babies An Argument about Reproductive Technologies, Enhancement and Ethics

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Erik Malmqvist; Fredrik Svenaeus; Stellan Welin; Eric Juengst; [2008]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Aristotelian practical philosophy; bioethics; hermeneutical ethics; human enhancement; instrumentalisation; moral intuitions; non-consequentialism; parenting; philosophy of medicine; practical wisdom; reproductive technologies; Aristotelisk praktisk filosofi; bioetik; förbättringar; föräldraskap; hermeneutisk etik; icke-konsekventialism; instrumentalisering; medicinens filosofi; moraliska intuitioner; praktisk vishet; provrörsbefruktning; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Religion Theology Ethics; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Religionsvetenskap Teologi Etik;

    Abstract : This study is a contribution to the bioethical debate about new and possibly emerging reproductive technologies. Its point of departure is the intuition, which many people seem to share, that using such technologies to select non-disease traits – like sex and emotional stability - in yet unborn children is morally problematic, at least more so than using the technologies to avoid giving birth to children with severe genetic diseases, or attempting to shape the non-disease traits of already existing children by environmental means, like education. READ MORE

  5. 5. Crucial Considerations: Essays on the Ethics of Emerging Technologies

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Karim Jebari; KTH.; [2012]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; neuroethics; brain machine interface; convergence seminars; moral enhancement; human enhancement; privacy; autonomy;

    Abstract : Essay I explores brain machine interface (BMI) technologies. These make direct communication between the brain and a machine possible by means of electrical stimuli. READ MORE