Search for dissertations about: "informativity"

Found 4 swedish dissertations containing the word informativity.

  1. 1. Information, Security, Privacy, and Anonymity Definitional and Conceptual Issues

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Björn Lundgren; KTH.; [2018]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; definitions; distinctions; conceptual analysis; philosophy of information; philosophy of risk; security; information; information security; semantics; semantic information; veridicality thesis; informativity; appropriate access; CIA; privacy; control; context; pro tanto good; social relations; anonymity; deanonymization; ability to be anonymous; Philosophy; Filosofi;

    Abstract : This doctoral thesis consists of five research papers that address four tangential topics, all of which are relevant for the challenges we are facing in our socio-technical society: information, security, privacy, and anonymity. All topics are approached by similar methods, i.e. with a concern about conceptual and definitional issues. READ MORE

  2. 2. Semantic Information and Information Security Definitional Issues

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Björn Lundgren; KTH.; [2016]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; definitions; distinctions; philosophy of information; philosophy of risk; security; information; information security; semantics; semantic information; veridicality thesis; informativity; RIGHT; CIA; Philosophy; Filosofi;

    Abstract : This licentiate thesis consist of two separate research papers which concern two tangential topics – that of semantic information and that of information security. Both topics are approached by similar methods, i.e. with a concern about conceptual and definitional issues. READ MORE

  3. 3. Objective Chance A Study in the Lewisian Tradition

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Filosofiska institutionen

    Author : George Masterton; Uppsala universitet.; [2010]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects Philosophy subjects Theoretical philosophy; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Filosofiämnen Teoretisk filosofi; Theoretical Philosophy; Teoretisk filosofi;

    Abstract : This dissertation explores the notion of objective chance as reasonable degree of belief given what might loosely be called our ultimate evidence. The goal is to develop a notion of objective chance that is broadly Humean: where chance ascriptions are construed as projected, De Dicto, physical modalities. READ MORE

  4. 4. Analysis of domestic dog mitochondrial DNA sequence variation for forensic investigations

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH

    Author : Helen Angleby; KTH.; [2005]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Biotechnology; forensics; mtDNA; control region; hair; domestic dog; breed; Bioteknik; TECHNOLOGY Bioengineering; TEKNIKVETENSKAP Bioteknik;

    Abstract : The first method for DNA analysis in forensics was presented in 1985. Since then, the introduction of the polymerase chain reaction (PCR) has rendered possible the analysis of small amounts of DNA and automated sequencing and fragment analysis techniques have facilitated the analyses. READ MORE