Search for dissertations about: "nonverbal communication"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 22 swedish dissertations containing the words nonverbal communication.

  1. 1. Emotional interplay and communication with patients diagnosed with schizophrenia

    Author : Helena Fatouros Bergman; Gunilla Preisler; Andrzej Werbart; Bent Rosenbaum; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Schizophrenia; communication; affects; EMFACS; gaze; video observation; nonverbal; Psychology; Psykologi; psykologi; Psychology;

    Abstract : Emotional interplay and communication with patients diagnosed with schizophrenia was studied in clinical interviews. Fifty-one video recorded interviews were conducted by two psychologists with nine patients. Qualitative and quantitative methods were used in three successive studies. READ MORE

  2. 2. Exploring sensitivity to nonverbal communication in controlled settings : Methodological considerations

    Author : Gunilla Svidén; Linköpings universitet; []

    Abstract : One of the issues addressed in this thesis concerns whether and how sensitivity to nonverbal communication develops during a period of time spent in professional education. In addition, this investigation is an attempt to gain insight into the complex questions which arise when nonverbal communication is studied from different theoretical perspectives and by employing different research methods. READ MORE

  3. 3. Presence Design : Mediated Spaces Extending Architecture

    Author : Charlie Gullström; Katja Grillner; Halina Dunin-Woyseth; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Architectural design and theory; presence design; presence research; mediated space; mediated presence; remote presence; mediated interaction; audiovisually extended architecture; media space; design friction; hybrid space; virtual space; tele presence; transdisciplinary; mutual gaze; mediated gaze; spatial montage; tertium quid; active spectatorship; shared mediated space; offscreen space; lateral and peripheral awareness; framing; transparency.; Architecture; Arkitektur; Human communication; Kommunikation mellan människor; Telecommunication; Telekommunikation; Media and communication studies; Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap;

    Abstract : This thesis is a contribution to design-led research and addresses a readership in the fields of architecture as well as in media and communications. In juxtaposing the tools of the designer (e.g. READ MORE

  4. 4. Bringing the avatar to life : Studies and developments in facial communication for virtual agents and robots

    Author : Samer Al Moubayed; Jonas Beskow; Stefan Kopp; KTH; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Avatar; Speech Communication; Facial animation; Nonverbal; Social; Robot; Human-like; Face-to-face; Prosody; Pitch; Prominence; Furhat; Gaze; Head-pose; Dialogue; Interaction; Multimodal; Multiparty; SRA - ICT; SRA - Informations- och kommunikationsteknik;

    Abstract : The work presented in this thesis comes in pursuit of the ultimate goal of building spoken and embodied human-like interfaces that are able to interact with humans under human terms. Such interfaces need to employ the subtle, rich and multidimensional signals of communicative and social value that complement the stream of words – signals humans typically use when interacting with each other. READ MORE

  5. 5. Deaf children in communication : a study of communicative strategies used by deaf children in social interactions

    Author : Gunilla Preisler; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Deaf children; sign language; oral training; communicative strategies; child-child interaction; descriptive; video recordings; detailed analyses; nonverbal behavior; verbal behavior;

    Abstract : This is a descriptive study of communicative strategies used by fifteen deaf preschool children. Five of the children had early sign language experience (ESL), while ten had late sign language experience (LSL). Seven of the LSL children had been orally trained. READ MORE