Search for dissertations about: "influence operations"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 202 swedish dissertations containing the words influence operations.

  1. 1. International Humanitarian Law and Influence Operations : The Protection of Civilians from Unlawful Communication Influence Activities during Armed Conflict

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Pontus Winther; Inger Österdahl; Jann Kleffner; Kjetil Mujezinović Larsen; [2019]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; International Humanitarian Law; IHL; Geneva Conventions; Laws of Armed Conflict; LoAC; International Law; Armed Conflict; International Armed Conflict; IAC; Non-international Armed Conflict; NIAC; Occupation; Civilians; Civilian Population; Communication Influence Activities; Influence Operations; Psychological Operations; Threat; Coercion; Compulsion; Humane Treatment; Outrages Upon Personal Dignity; Cruel Treatment; Inhuman Treatment; Mental Torture; Public International Law; Folkrätt;

    Abstract : Contemporary armed conflicts are not only fought with physical means and methods. Increasingly, in order to achieve military and political objectives, parties to armed conflicts use communication activities to influence individuals. Armed groups such as ISIS use online propaganda to instil terror and recruit new fighters to their cause. READ MORE

  2. 2. International Humanitarian Law and Influence Operations : The Protection of Civilians from Unlawful Communication Influence Activities during Armed Conflict

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Pontus Winther; Inger Österdahl; Jann Kleffner; Kjetil Mujezinović Larsen; [2019]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; international humanitarian law; IHL; Geneva Conventions; laws of armed conflict; LoAC; international law; armed conflict; international armed conflict; IAC; non-international armed conflict; NIAC; occupation; civilians; civilian population; communication influence activities; influence operations; psychological operations; threat; coercion; compulsion; humane treatment; outrages upon personal dignity; cruel treatment; inhuman treatment; mental torture; Public International Law; Folkrätt;

    Abstract : Contemporary armed conflicts are not only fought with physical means and methods. Increasingly, in order to achieve military and political objectives, parties to armed conflicts use communication activities to influence individuals. Armed groups such as ISIS use online propaganda to instil terror and recruit new fighters to their cause. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Use of 2D and 3D Displays in Military Settings

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Patrik Lif; Leo Poom; Kip Smith; [2012]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; visuell perception; 3D; displays; spatial cues; Psychology; Psykologi;

    Abstract : The purpose of this thesis is to evaluate the possibilities of using 3D perspective displays in different military settings, and to illustrate the limitations of 3D displays, that is, when 2D displays are to be preferred. More specifically, this thesis explores (a) readability during vibrations, (b) perception aspects on perspective aircraft displays, and (c) the value of spatial cues in 3D air traffic displays in military settings. READ MORE

  4. 4. Time to change zipping sustainability into operations

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Anna Sannö; Deleryd Mats; Carsten Reuter; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; sustainable operations; environment; technological change; Innovation and Design; innovation och design;

    Abstract : Industry is a key player in the transition to a sustainable society, where manufacturing companies need to respond to the challenges of environmental concerns in several ways. The need for managing environmental technological change in production systems is and will continue to be a challenge for manufacturing companies, as they often tend to focus on short-term priorities to stay economically competitive, rather than developing the organisation to manage longer-term environmental competitiveness. READ MORE

  5. 5. Organizing project-based operations The interplay of content, context and social processes

    University dissertation from Stockholm, Sweden : Kungliga Tekniska högskolan

    Author : Maxim Miterev; Mats Engwall; Anna Jerbrant; Joana Geraldi; [2017]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; project-based operations; project-based organization; PBO; contingency; new institutionalism; organization theory; organization design; Industrial Economics and Management; Industriell ekonomi och organisation;

    Abstract : Project-based organizations (PBOs) are becoming increasingly widespread and important for the modern economy and society. Thus, they attact significant scholarly attention to their distinctive features. The unit of analysis employed by the majority of the studies is the project-based organization as a whole. READ MORE