Search for dissertations about: "philosophy of information"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 175 swedish dissertations containing the words philosophy of information.

  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. Citeringens praktiker: Det vetenskapliga publicerandet som teori, metod och forskningspolitik The practices of the citation: Scientific publication as theory, method and research policy

    University dissertation from Göteborg : University of Gothenburg

    Author : Gustaf Nelhans; Högskolan i Borås.; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2013]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Library and Information Science; Biblioteks- och informationsvetenskap; performativitet; citeringskultur; citeringsmangel; citeringstypologi; citeringspraktiker; citeringsnätverk; vetenskapstepori; vetenskapsstudier; vetenskaps- och teknikstudier; performativity; citation practices; citation; mangle; citation culture; citation networks; HistCite; citation map; historiograph; ontology; controversy; Science and Technology Studies; STS; Theory of science;

    Abstract : The thesis investigates the scientific citation and its various functions in the scientific community and develops it as a tool for research in theory of science, scientometrics and science studies. Through empirical and theoretical studies that utilize both quali-tative and quantitative methods the citation’s history, method, as well as its use in research policy is examined. READ MORE

  4. 4. Genetic Information - Values and Rights. The morality of presymptomatic genetic testing

    University dissertation from Göteborg : Göteborg University

    Author : Niklas Juth; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2005]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; morality; biomedical ethics; genetic information; genetic testing; presymptomatic; values; rights; autonomy; well-being; justice; genetic counselling; Kantian ethics; authenticity; privacy; confidentiality; insurance;

    Abstract : The focal point of this dissertation is the question of the value of and right to genetic information from presymptomatic genetic testing that may reveal risk of disease. This question is discussed regarding first parties, that is, the person on whom the test is performed, second parties, that is, blood relatives’ of first parties, and third parties, such as insurance companies and employers. READ MORE

  5. 5. Geographies of eHealth: Studies of Healthcare at a Distance

    University dissertation from Göteborg : University of Gothenburg

    Author : Jesper Petersson; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2014]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; eHealth; telehealthcare; Actor-network theory; space; information and communication technology; Governmentality;

    Abstract : This thesis examines the proliferation of healthcare services using information and communication technology to overcome spatial and temporal obstacles. These services are given such names as telemedicine and telecare, which are sometimes grouped together as telehealthcare under the umbrella term eHealth. READ MORE